Introducing the RS Quest

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is gearing up summer by saying goodbye to the old and hello to the newest upgrade for our sailing program. After recently upgrading our Hobie Catamarans, we are revamping our sailing equipment again by introducing a fleet of state-of-the-art RS Quest sailboats to replace our well-loved, but tired, Holder 14s.

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MBAC students win 9-day adventure race in Zanzibar

At MBAC we get a lot of questions from people interested in learning to sail, but last fall an unusual request came in the form of an email from Jake Vanags. “My name is Jake and, along with two others, I just signed up for a ridiculous and adventurous nine-day race across a portion of the Indian Ocean in a tiny African fishing boat… I guess my question is this: What set of classes or private instruction in the next two and a half months would you suggest we take if we were to sail a tiny African fishing boat over the course of nine days down the Zanzibar Archipelago?” Read More

MBAC Instructor “sails” from student to instructor

For whatever reason compels you to take a class at MBAC and learn a new sport, many people find that the skills that they learn open new doors and send them down a path they never imagined.  MBAC Sailing Instructor Laura Coleman is a prime example of a student whose curiosity about sailing led to learning as much as she could and eventually earning a spot as an instructor. Read More