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School Policies - Access - Registration - Cancellations - Transfers



ACCESS
The OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship is a public boating facility providing access for the entire community. Classes are available for adult and youth students who meet basic prerequisites such as swimming ability, age and skills for specific classes.  Young students age 7 to 14 may enroll only in classes specifically for junior sailors.  All students enrolled in on-the-water classes must have basic swimming skills.

REGISTRATION
You can register for a class Online 24/7, In Person during regular office hours, or by calling The School Office at 949-645-9412.
Browse our online catalog then use the prerequisite information provided for each class to help you determine if the class is the right class for you.
Click on any subject to see upcoming classes, dates and fees.  Click “Add to Cart” under the class you are interested in. Follow the instructions to complete your registration on our secure site. You will receive an email to confirm your registration.
We encourage early registration to avoid disappointment.  Some classes fill early and sometimes excellent classes with super instructors are cancelled if everyone waits until the last minute to register.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Create Your Profile

To register for classes online, you must Login, or create a student or household profile.
Start by selecting ‘LOGIN/CREATE ACCOUNT”. 
 
On the next page select Create New Profile. 
  • Select Profile Type
  • Choose the profile that best describes you.
  • A household profile works great for couples and families.
  • YOUTH REGISTRATIONS: 
    • To create an account for a student age 17 or younger, you must first set-up a household account with an adult as the primary member. 
    • Select "Add Youth Member" to add your child to your household, and you can now register your child for class.
  • You will be required to create your own username, password, and profile. An email address is required for online registration. Remember to choose a login that is easy for you to remember.

    Once you have created your profile you will be able to utilize online registration, view your classes, and update your profile.
Edit Profile
You may edit or update your student profile at any time. After signing in, access the link entitled ‘My Profile’ to change any of the information. Click ‘Edit’ at the bottom of the page. You may then edit any of your profile fields. When you are finished with your edits, scroll to the bottom of the page and click ‘Submit.’

Children in Class
Young students age 7 to 14 may enroll only in classes specifically for junior sailors Children are not allowed in class, unless noted in the class description or the class is designed for children (ex. Youth Camp).

Payment
Full tuition is required at the time of registration. Payment may be made by cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, or Discover.

Processing Fee
A processing fee applies to all cancellations/transfers at any time.  See the chart under Cancellations & Transfers. 

Materials Fee
Some classes have a required materials fee. This fee will be included with the price of your tuition.

Receipts
To print a receipt sign into your account and select 'My Transactions' and then locate your class. Under 'Action,' select 'Print View,' then print your receipt. 
 
Transcripts
To print a current transcript of classes select 'My Transcript' located in the left menu bar. In the upper left corner of the page click Print View to print your transcript.

Evaluation
We value and encourage your input at any time. Evaluations are distributed at the end of class.
 
WEATHER
Classes are held regardless of weather.  Rain or dangerous conditions will result in classes being moved indoors for lectures and demonstrations. 
 
SCHOOL POLICIES
Classes will begin and end on time.  Please allow ample time for driving and parking, especially on weekends.  No makeups or partial credit will be given if you miss a class or show up late. 

CANCELLATIONS & TRANSFERS
We understand that situations may arise that might make it necessary for you to cancel or transfer your class.  Please realize that the later you notify us the less likely we are to fill the vacancy you have created.
 If you do not show up for a class you will not be eligible to receive school credit or transfer.  No makeups or partial credit will be given if you miss a class or show up late. 
To cancel your registration, call The School Office at 949-645-9412, or email customercare@occsailing.com.
The amount of your refund is determined by the date you notify us of your cancellation/transfer.  Some fees may be waived if we can fill your vacancy.  Any applicable course fee difference will be due at the time of transfer.

CANCELLATION/TRANSER POLICIES FOR LIDO, SHIELDS, HARBOR 20, SMALL POWERBOAT & LECTURE COURSES**

Time of Cancellation/Transfer                                                                               Fee per person
A processing fee applies to all cancellations/transfers at anytime                           $10.00
Within 7-days of course start date                                                                            $25.00
Within 72-hours of course start                                                                                No refund

CANCELLATION/TRANSER POLICIES FOR CRUISING AND CRUISING POWERBOAT COURSES – NON-CERTIFICATION

Time of Cancellation/Transfer                                                                                Fee per person
A processing fee applies to all cancellations/transfers at anytime                             $25.00
2-weeks or less prior to course start date                                                                  $50.00
Within 72-hours of course start                                                                                  No refund

CANCELLATION/TRANSER POLICIES FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES & OVERNIGHT COURSES – SAIL & POWER,

Time of Cancellation/Transfer                                                                                   Fee per person
A processing fee applies to all cancellations/transfers at anytime                               $25.00
4-weeks or less prior to course start date                                                                    $50.00
3-weeks or less prior to course start date                                                                    25% of course fee
2-weeks or less prior to course start date                                                                    50% of course fee
Within 7 days of course start date                                                                               No refund

** For U.S. Coast Guard Licensing Course cancellation policies call The School

Refunds
Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have registered, paid the course fee, and are unable to attend, you must notify The School Office at 949-645-9412, or email customercare@occsailing.com to cancel or transfer your registration. Be sure to review your confirmation email for cancellation & transfer policies for your class.
 
Credit Card and check refunds will be processed to the original form of payment less applicable processing fees. 
Course fees paid in cash will be refunded via check less applicable processing fees.
Voucher refunds will be issued for the full amount to the student account.  Vouchers do not expire.
 
Class Cancellations by The School
The OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship makes every effort to maintain the schedule of classes as announced in our catalog. However, we reserve the right to cancel classes, change instructors, switch rooms, and combine classes when necessary without previous announcement.
In the event of The School cancelling a class, the full course fee can be applied as a voucher to the student account, or refunded less applicable processing fees to the original form of payment.

Contact Us
For more information please call The School Office at 949-645-9412, or send an email to customercare@occsailing.com