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Welcome Aboard!

We are glad your are visiting!  The School of Sailing & Seamanship and The Professional Mariner Training Center on the OCC Waterfront Campus offer sailing, powerboating and seamanship classes for everyone and every skill level. Whether you are new to sailing or have been boating for years we can help you reach your goals for spending time on the water. 

Located on beautiful Newport Harbor and open to the public, our facility provides a perfect place for all boaters to learn.  A thorough curriculum for each class is taught in a fun and safety conscious environment with clearly stated goals for each level.


Public, non-profit, & exceptional
This is your community boating program, and we look forward to meeting you and getting underway!

Click HERE to:

  • View the 2023 Schedule
  • Check class dates & times

Office Hours

  • Call us at 949-645-9412
  • Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm
  • Sat-Sun 9 am to 2 pm

Sailing Center Elevator Update - 4/17/2023

At this time, the elevator remains out of service due to damage from our recent heavy rains.
We anticipate it may take sometime to complete the necessary repairs. If ascending and descending a flight of stairs poses any barrier for you to access classrooms or the office, please reach out to the Program Office via phone at 949-645-9412,
or via email to so that arrangements can be made.