Zero To Bay Skipper  

Existing members can purchase gift package: 3 Levels of Basic Sailing courses for $1595

For those new to Afterguard: Membership is required: Add dues only. Save Initiation of $395.

Add to this Package: min. Charter Solo Membership, see membership for more info $385=35x11=12mo

Amongst Membership Benefits: 20% discount for future classes & 40% discounts on boat rentals, can apply dues to any one of 5 monthly activity options

Package includes Swag: your choice of Hat, Carry bag, or 1 textbook

Annualized dues can be just dues or if live close can use dues as pre-paid activity fees. Paying annually saves one month’s dues (i.e. 11 mo x $35 = $385 covering 12 mo dues). Dues can be used for the $35 weekly Wed afternoon or evening sails or part payment towards the First Sunday club member Bay sailing activity.


Package includes:

$450 - BK1 Introduction to Sailing: 2 days (9-4pm) 14hr: includes 1h test & review

Learn the language, rules, and more = Crew-First Mate – great CA Boater’s card ID prep

(can use a $207 credit toward another course if have sailing experience and can pass BK1 test)

May be on boats 23-32’


$475 ASA 118 Docking to master the one skill that tells your confidence dealing with ever-changing conditions and close-quarter action with a moving boat.


$595 - ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Skipper: 17.5h

Learn on boats 23-26’

Basic Sailor’s Workshop 2.5hr ($75 value)

2 days sailing (9-4.30 pm) 15 hr: includes 1.5h exam & review

ASA 101 test, ASA 101 Certification at the conclusion, need 100% on underway skills

ASA logbook

ASA membership 3-month trial


$795ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising Course: 35h

Learn on boats 27-32’

1st 103 Bay Sailor’s workshop 2.5 hr ($75 value)

2 days sailing (9-4.30 pm) 15 hr

2nd 103 Introduction to Navigation workshop 2.5 hr ($75 value)

2 days sailing (9-4.30 pm) 15 hr. 

ASA 103 test, ASA 103 Certification at the conclusion, when 103 underway skills are 100%


$172 - Half Day practice Charter. After 103 class option to use a 23-25' boat for half-day to practice without a teacher aboard. Can begin chartering boats from Afterguard once past the ASA 103. The skipper of record needs a CA Boater's License and Boat US towing for saltwater.

IF do not pass any of the 3 courses, will re-enroll until you do at no extra charge as long as needed to attain 100% skills.


Values: $1840 in courses + $395 member Initiation waived + less 1 mo dues plus $172 for free 1/2-day charter

$2442 for $1595 = $910 in Savings

55 hr on the water training aboard 23-32' boats with non-yelling instructors

4 hr testing plus reviews incl.

7.5 hr workshops

ASA Logbook included, 2-ASA Certification included, 3-month trial of ASA membership included,

++++ Item of Afterguard Swag or 2 books plus a half-day charter 


Courses are Guaranteed –if fully participated and read your book before class, can review at no extra cost, till passed.


Reschedule with 7-day notice without any cost to you. We reschedule as often as needed.

As long as COVID 19 is an issue – we will reschedule with shorter notice.

To Cancel, there is a processing fee of $150 or more, depending on the type of original payment. Best to simply reschedule. Your money once spent will be good. No deadline on when you have to finish any of our packages.


call   510-535-1954 to get this great deal, for additional questions or scheduling.

Main Base:

1285 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606

Phone: (510) 535-1954


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

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