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Private Lessons

Private lessons can be arranged for individuals or small groups seeking personal instruction. We will create an individual instruction program designed to meet your goals and skill level. Sports included are surfing, sailing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddling, or rowing. Take advantage of our low cost, excellent instruction and top quality equipment on your own schedule.

All private lessons are a minimum of 2 hours. Please schedule private lessons at least 72 hours in advance in order to guarantee instructor and equipment availability. With less than 72 hours notice, we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Wakeboarding Private Lesson

Wakeboarding Private Lesson

Whether you are looking for instruction or just want to get out and ride our wakeboarding private lessons will get you out riding behind a top of the line Super Air Nautique 210 or GS20 on current year Liquid Force or OBrien boards and equipment.  During your private session you can choose to wakeboard, wakesurf, or waterski. Our private lesson rates are all inclusive with equipment, gas, and we provide a US Coast Guard licensed driver/instructor. Our all-inclusive lesson prices are lower than most competitors prices for renting just a boat. Bring up to 5 people for this top-quality wakeboarding experience.

Please note that due to COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines, for any lesson with more than two participants, the lesson will run from the beach. No more than two participants (observer and rider) will be allowed in the boat at any time.

Rates

FEE SDSU/UCSD CURRENT STUDENT
2 hour private lesson $360 $260
additional hours $180/hr $130/hr

Minimum 2 participants.  Up to 5 participants.  For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 6 years old. Helmets must be worn by all participants under 18 and participants under the age of 13 must wear a PFD at all times. 

Book your Wakeboarding Private Lesson!

Wakeboarding-Private-Lesson SCHEDULE
Lesson Date Day(s) Time Book Online
10/25/2020 Su 9:00AM-11:00AM Call to enroll.
10/27/2020 Tu 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
10/28/2020 W 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
10/29/2020 Th 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
10/30/2020 F 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
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11/14/2020 Sa 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
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11/15/2020 Su 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
11/15/2020 Su 12:00PM-2:00PM Book Online!
11/21/2020 Sa 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
11/21/2020 Sa 12:00PM-2:00PM Book Online!
If you would like to book a time other than listed above please call (858) 488-1000 to schedule!

Small Boat Sailing Private Lesson

Small Boat Sailing Private Lesson

Small Boat Sailing private lessons are perfect for someone who wants to learn to sail small boats but cannot fit our regular classes into their schedule, or as an orientation for someone who already knows how to sail to become eligible to for our self-serve sailing rental program.  Our rental prices cannot be beat once you have been prequalified to rent.  Small boat sailing lessons include instruction on Sabots, RS Quests, Hobie Getaways, or Lasers, which you will specify at the time of booking.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
additional hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

Up to 5 participants.    For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 6 years old for all small boats except the Laser. Laser private lessons have a minimum age of 8 and must weigh at least 65 lbs. 

Book your Small Boat Sailing Private Lesson!

Small-Boat-Sailing-Private-Lesson SCHEDULE
Lesson Date Day(s) Time Book Online
10/25/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Call to enroll.
10/25/2020 Su 1:00PM-3:00PM Call to enroll.
10/27/2020 Tu 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
10/27/2020 Tu 2:00PM-4:00PM Book Online!
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10/31/2020 Sa 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
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11/22/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
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If you would like to book a time other than listed above please call (858) 488-1000 to schedule!

Sailing Membership Orientation

Sailing Membership Orientation

This is the first step to becoming a sailing member. During your membership orientation you will be shown where the equipment is stored and how to set it up properly. You will learn the rules and safety measures in place at our facility and while renting our equipment. After properly rigging the sailboat, you will head out on the water to demonstrate your sailing skills and basic navigation knowledge. Skills required to become a member include: proper turns including heading up, bearing away, taking, and jibing, sailing to an upwind destination, and demonstrating a capsize recovery. Upon successful completion of the orientation, you will be qualified to rent the specific boat you completed your orientation on and eligible to begin your sailing membership. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour orientation $150 $100
Book your Sailing Membership Orientation!

Sailing-Membership-Orientation SCHEDULE
Lesson Date Day(s) Time Book Online
10/25/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Call to enroll.
10/25/2020 Su 1:00PM-3:00PM Call to enroll.
10/27/2020 Tu 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
10/27/2020 Tu 2:00PM-4:00PM Book Online!
10/28/2020 W 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
10/28/2020 W 2:00PM-4:00PM Book Online!
10/29/2020 Th 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
10/29/2020 Th 1:00PM-3:00PM Book Online!
10/30/2020 F 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
10/30/2020 F 2:00PM-4:00PM Book Online!
10/31/2020 Sa 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
10/31/2020 Sa 1:00PM-3:00PM Book Online!
11/1/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
11/1/2020 Su 1:00PM-3:00PM Book Online!
11/3/2020 Tu 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
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11/22/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
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If you would like to book a time other than listed above please call (858) 488-1000 to schedule!

Keelboat Sailing Private Lesson

Keelboat Sailing Private Lesson

Keelboat Sailing private lessons are a great way to work towards your US Sailing certification if you cannot fit our normal class offerings into your schedule.  They can also be a great way to enjoy a sailing charter on Mission Bay with one of our friendly and knowledgeable US Sailing certified skippers. All keelboat sailing lessons are taught on a world-class J/24.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $200 $150
additional hours $100/hr $75/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY OFFERING KEELBOAT SAILING PRIVATE LESSONS.

Up to 5 participants.  For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 6 years old. 


Surfing Private Lesson

Surfing Private Lesson

The individualized attention you receive during a surfing private lesson will help you to learn at an accelerated rate.  With instructors working with you closely with you and pushing you into waves you will be standing up and surfing a wave before you know it.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
additional hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

Up to 5 participants.  For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 6 years old and all participants must complete a swim assessment consisting of a 50-meter swim and treading water comfortably. 

Book your Surfing Private Lesson!

Surfing-Private-Lesson SCHEDULE
Lesson Date Day(s) Time Book Online
11/24/2020 Tu 9:00AM-11:00AM Book Online!
10/30/2020 F 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
10/31/2020 Sa 10:00AM-12:00PM Book Online!
If you would like to book a time other than listed above please call (858) 488-1000 to schedule!

Paddling Private Lesson

Paddling Private Lesson

If you have ever wanted to learn to paddleboard or kayak but cannot fit our regular classes into your busy schedule, then a Paddling Private Lesson is for you.  These lessons can be enjoyed as one-on-one instruction, or bring a few friends or family members for a great time on the water.  At time of booking you will specify if you would like a lesson on paddleboards or sit-on top kayaks. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
additional hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

Up to 5 participants.    For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 8 years old and 65 pounts for stand up paddleboards and sit-on-top kayaks.

Book your Paddling Private Lesson!

Paddling-Private-Lesson SCHEDULE
Lesson Date Day(s) Time Book Online
10/25/2020 Su 10:00AM-12:00PM Call to enroll.
10/30/2020 F 11:00AM-1:00PM Book Online!
If you would like to book a time other than listed above please call (858) 488-1000 to schedule!

Windsurfing Private Lesson

Windsurfing Private Lesson

Windsurfing private lessons are a perfect way to learn the sport of windsurfing for a beginner, and can also be used as an orientation to become eligible to participate in our self-serve windsurfing rental program.  

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
additional hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

WE ARE CURRENTLY TAKING WINDSURFING PRIVATE LESSONS BY REQUEST ONLY. To request a day and time, please call us at 858-488-1000 or email [email protected]

Up to 5 participants.  For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 10 years old and must weigh at least 65 lbs. 


Rowing Private Lesson

Rowing Private Lesson

Rowing private lessons give you the flexibility to progress your rowing training at your own pace.  Private lessons can also be used as an orientation to become eligible for our self-service sculling rental program.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
additional hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY OFFERING ROWING PRIVATE LESSONS.

Up to 5 participants.  For lessons for more than 5 participants please see special events.

Minimum age requirement is 16 years old. 


Powerboat Private Lesson

Powerboat Private Lesson

Quickly improve your skills and confidence behind the wheel of a powerboat with a powerboat private lesson. This lesson is tailored to your specific on-the-water goals. Common topics include basic powerboat operation, boating safety, close-quartered maneuvering, docking, and towing wakeboarders/waterskiers. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Current Student
2 hour private lesson $150 $100
addition hours $75/hr $50/hr
additional persons $20/hr per person $20/hr per person

WE ARE CURRENTLY TAKING POWERBOAT PRIVATE LESSONS BY REQUEST ONLY. To request a day and time, please call us at 858-488-1000 or email [email protected]

Up to 3 participants. 

Minimum age requirement is 12 years old.