UCSD/SDSU Mission Bay Aquatic Center
1001 Santa Clara Pl.
San Diego CA 92109
MBAC has beginner cat classes. Boats, harnesses, life jackets and showers are provided. Classes start at $145 for the public. Discounts are available for students, faculty and staff. Cheap boat rentals are available after passing the class.
UCLA Sailing Center and Marina
14001 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey CA 90292
Beg and Adv catamaran classes. UCLA provides boats, wetsuits, harnesses, showers and classrooms. Cheap boat rentals for students that pass the classes. Classes run about $185 each, discounts avail for students, faculty, staff.