We are OPEN for classes. Welcome family, work groups and friends to enroll together. 
All classes are 4 person max per boat for classes. Add boats for larger groups.
9/1/20 Requesting permission to restart Captained Charters. Stay Tuned
Can rent boats for independent outings with friends and family.
Must be certified to ASA 103+, CA boater's card w/a qualified 1st mate.
C19 mods are in place at our place Safe to learn and sail @Afterguard.
Sailing Heals!   Need time outside in fresh clean air? Get certified to sail.

Sailing is the perfect social distancing sport/lifestyle with fresh air and outdoor exercise that you can share with family or those close to you. You can also purchase sailing lesson packages, save on classes, and take them over a timeframe that fits your schedule. Custom schedules available. For package pricing and custom schedules, call the office to get the most for your $$. I.E. Veteran's save 10% extra on ASA 101 courses to get a great start in sailing.


 Each boat is cleaned between uses. For everyone's safety, Afterguard will have an easy 'no-questions-asked' reschedule policy for ANY illness. or worry about possible exposure you've had during this C19 crisis. 

Afterguard & Sars-Covid 19:

ASA Certification Faclity

2, 3 or 5 Day Offshore options:

ASA 106 off-shore sailing 5 day course options:

Call for details and schedules. Cat and Mono-hull.


There are Sea Legs 'classes' and offshore boat prep days for each type of boat the week prior to take-off dates. This is not required if you have offshore exposure, but can be helpful either way. Offshore courses end Oct 20th

Happening now!

We are currently developing on-line course catalog and video learning options while we are waiting for the green light to re-open. We expect they will be useful tools year-round.

News & Fun Events

Want to help kids get outside and out of the house?
Fall and after-school small boat sailing programs are available for children and youth. Home-schooled & families can enroll together.
Can learn during the week or a series of Weekend days.
Starting Every Sunday 9-3pm Sailing building to Cruising Kids build skills toward cruising adventures in small boats, i.e. - overnight at TI.

Helpful Links

Main Base:

1285 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606

Phone: (510) 535-1954

Email: info@afterguard.net

Satellite Base:

1 Clipper Cove Way
Harbormaster Gate
San Francisco, CA 94130

Afterguard Sailing Academy

Hours of Operation


We are closed Mondays

excepting long holiday weekends

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday - Sunday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


We are closed

Thanksgiving & Christmas day

For any website issues please contact info@afterguard.net

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