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ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising

The once annual, Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106) is set for October 24th-28th. This 5 day course will prepare students for longer trips like Mission Bay, Catalina, Dana Point, and the upcoming BVI flotilla! Students will spend 5 days cruising the Southern California coastline aboard the Oceanis 45 while also spending two nights in Catalina before heading home. Itinerary Monday 10/24- San Diego to Mission Bay (night navigation) Tuesday 10/25- Mission Bay to Dana Point Wednesday 10/26- Dana Point to Two Harbors, Catalina Thursday 10/27- Two Harbors to Avalon Friday 10/28- Avalon to...

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2016 Beneteau Oceanis 31 “Open”

Harbor Sailboats and Academy Yacht Sales are offering a very attractive charter placement program for the new Beneteau Oceanis 31 “Open”. Upon purchase of their yacht, participants will enjoy usage while receiving a monthly lease payment from Harbor Sailboats for an amount slightly greater than the mortgage payment. Additionally, Harbor Sailboats will cover all operating costs such as slip fees, insurance and maintenance. In other words, Harbor Sailboats pays everything! The only cost of ownership during this program is a down payment to a lender and any taxes/fees. Participating...

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San Diego International Boat Show

The boating industry is gearing up for the San Diego International Boat Show taking place June 18th-21st right here on Harbor Island. This has always been one of the best boat shows in the area with a huge display of Beneteau Sail and Powerboats. Academy Yacht Sales and Harbor Sailboats will be in attendance all four days with the latest offerings of new boats and sailing club memberships. Stop by the website for all the details and clear your schedule!...

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San Diego International Boat Show

The boating industry is gearing up for the San Diego International Boat Show taking place June 18th-21st right here on Harbor Island. This has always been one of the best boat shows in the area with a huge display of Beneteau Sail and Powerboats. Academy Yacht Sales and Harbor Sailboats will be in attendance all four days with the latest offerings of new boats and sailing club memberships. Stop by the website for all the details and clear your schedule!...

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2015 Opening Day

Harbor Island Sailing Academy (Harbor Sailboats as its better know today) was founded in 1969 by JimYoes and was truly a trailblazer in the yacht chartering and instruction industry. Prior to the advent of sailing clubs, learning to sail meant hanging around the docks hoping to hitch a ride from a friendly boat owner. Skippering your own boat meant owning one which of course came along with all associated cost and headache. Nowadays, sailing clubs are found in almost every harbor in every waterfront town. While we are proud of our longevity and distinction as one of the first, we are...

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2015 Opening Day

Harbor Island Sailing Academy (Harbor Sailboats as its better know today) was founded in 1969 by JimYoes and was truly a trailblazer in the yacht chartering and instruction industry. Prior to the advent of sailing clubs, learning to sail meant hanging around the docks hoping to hitch a ride from a friendly boat owner. Skippering your own boat meant owning one which of course came along with all associated cost and headache. Nowadays, sailing clubs are found in almost every harbor in every waterfront town. While we are proud of our longevity and distinction as one of the first, we are...

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