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created in 1987 to work in cooperation with the Orange County Sailing & Event
Center, (formerly the Dana Point Youth & Group Facility) in providing
safe boating and sailing education for the general public. Its dedicated
and passionate staff helped
grow Westwind Sailing and expand to new locations and communities – most
notably Lake Mission Viejo in 1998. Read more
'Fall... the best season for boating' Well, that's my opinion! The sun is shining, the air temperature is perfect and the harbor is empty. I can't think of a better combination.
We have plenty of great sailing programs for you to enjoy in Dana Point including: Youth Seaside Adventure, Adult Sail levels 1, 2 and 3, Family Sailing, Intro Sailing and Adapted Sailing. And of course we have Private/Semi Private lessons, Specialty programs for your group event, Sail Rides and Sailing Club!
Stand-Up Paddling in Dana Point is hot - so if you haven't tried it, now is your time! Group Lessons, Private and Semi Private lessons, Fitness Classes, SUP Club and Open Paddle Practice are all part of our Fall lineup!
Check out our schedule of classes at the OC Sailing & Events Center. If you need assistance, contact our office and we’ll help you choose a program that suits your needs. (949) 492-3035 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ve developed this program to provide on-the-water therapy and to teach safe boating and sailing to individuals with special needs. Read More
Looking for a unique gift for someone special? How about a Sailing Gift Certificate! Perfect for moms, dads, grads, birthdays, holidays…etc. Gift certificates may be purchased for a specific group program, private lessons or may be left open for the recipient to choose. The unique experience of learning to sail is a special gift that will always be remembered.
(949) 492-3035 or email us.
Westwind Spotlight: SUP Yoga
SUP Yoga with Elsa Stephens
Elsa started her fitness journey as a personal trainer but turned to yoga after finding she was constantly tight and stiff. Not long after earning her Yoga teaching certification, Elsa started a donation-based class at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point and branched even further into SUP Yoga. Elsa says “the core work, the balance, the water, the sunshine, the salt in the air, all the smiling faces as we practiced together on the boards, I knew this was something I wanted to do!” So she partnered with us here at Westwind Sailing last summer to bring you SUP Yoga in Dana Point Harbor. Read Full Story!
Dana Point Aquatic Foundation Type V Lifejacket Fundraiser
Donate to the DPAFand receive a Type V belt pack lifejackets that's perfect for SUP and other boating activities.
The Dana Point Aquatic Foundation is a CA, non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose purpose to provide access to and support for the Community Boating and Recreation programs at the OC Sailing & Events Center.
Donate $75 to help support the DPAF and get a light weight, wearable pfd that’s perfect for SUP (and required for lots of races!) Your donation is completely tax deductible. Minimum donation is $60. and can be made in cash, check, or securely with Visa/MC/Amex. DPAquaticFoundation.org for more info.
If you need assistance, contact our office and we’ll help you choose a program that's perfect for you! (949) 492-3035 or email us.
15% OFF Military Discount
Register for ANY of our programs - anytime, show your military id and receive a 15% discount. Valid at both Dana Point and Lake MV locations.
Current Schedule of Ongoing Programs
Updated September 30, 2014
Open SUP & Kayak Practice
Ages: 12 - adult (under 14yrs. w/ parent)
Cost: SUP: $25 hr., $35 1.5 hr., $40 2 hr. Kayak (single or double): $20 hr., $30 1.5 hr.
• Daily: 10 am - 4 pm. Weather and conditions dependent. Please check our FACEBOOK or TWITTER for up to date status report
Stand Up Paddle Fitness
Ages: 14 yr. and up
Cost: $15 + $5 per session or $135 + $50 for a 10 session pass card
• Tues: 8:30-9:45 am.
• Wed: 6:30 - 7:45 am.
• Sat: 8 - 9:15 am.
Jr/Teen Sailing Club
Ages: 10 - 17 yrs.
Cost: $40 club registration fee (June - Sept.) + $15 per activity
• Saturday: 10 am - 12:30 pm
Westwind Sailing Club
Ages: 18 yrs. and up
Cost: $40 club registration fee (June - Sept.) + $20 fee per activity
• Saturday & Sunday Hours: 10 am - 1 pm. (weather and conditions permitting). 2.5 hr. maximum sail sessions.
Lake Mission Viejo
Open StandUp Paddle Practice
Ages: 12 - adult (under 14yrs. w/ parent)
Cost: SUP: $25 hr., $35 1.5 hr., $40 2 hr.
• By appointment only
weather and conditions dependent