>Spinnaker Sailing's number is 415-965-7474.
>I used Spinnaker Sailing cause I live in the South Bay. I was happy with
>their beginner program, and Shoreline is a very non-threatening
>environment. I think the first class is around $100 for 2 days of
>instruction (Sat. and Sun. mornings 9-1 o'clock).
Prices for the five skill levels are as follows:
Skill Level 1 (Basic) $120.00 for two 4-hour sessions
Skill Level 2 (Adv. Basic) $60.00 for one 4-hour session
Skill Level 3 (Intermediate) $100.00 for two 3-hour sessions
Skill Level 4 (Adv. Intermediate) $120.00 for two 3-hour sessions
Skill Level 5 (Advanced) $120.00 for two 3-hour sessions
You need to bring your own equipment for levels 4 and 5.
There is also a high wind clinic with two 5-hour sessions for $150.00.
In addition they offer Waterstarting on Tuesday evenings and Jibing on
Monday evenings. Two consecutive 2-hour sessions, a week apart, for
Why do I know all this? Because I'm finally going to give in and take
some lessons. I think the evening sessions look like the best deal for
BIC Astro Rock (9'4"), F2 Comet (10'8"), O'Brien (12') x 2, wide variety
of sails, etc.