Welcome to the Santa Barbara Sailing Center, Santa Barbara’s premier venue for on-the-water fun. Learn to Sail, Charter a Sailboat, or take one of our Instructional Sailing Vacations to the world-famous Channel Islands National Park where you can experience exotic marine life like never before. The entire family will love our upcoming Whale Watching Cruises. We also offer an assortment of local cruises, including romantic Sunset Cruises and Kayak Excursions aboard the Double Dolphin! If you're looking for a little exercise, we offer Kayak Rentals too. Regardless of your needs, there’s something fun for everyone at the Santa Barbara Sailing Center!
Tickets Start at Just $25.00. College Students Only $10.00!
Coastal Cruises, Sunset, Jazz, Brunch and Dinner Cruises are now available aboard the 50' Sailing Catamaran, the Double Dolphin. These amazing cruises will have you venturing up and down the American Riviera looking for dolphins, sea lions and other fantastic marine creatures. Bring a camera to capture the gorgeous scenery!
Learn More About Cruises Aboard the Double Dolphin.
ASA School of The Year Two Years in a Row!
From Basic to Advanced, our award winning Instructional Sailing Vacations are great for sailors of all levels. Locals can also choose from an assortment of great Instructional Packages. Please join us on our FREE Orientation Sails every Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Santa Barbara Kayak Rentals & Kayak Excursions
Whether you want to go solo and rent a kayak for the hour, or take one of our guided 3-hour kayak tours up the Santa Barbara coastline, we have several great kayak options for families and paddlers of all levels.
More Santa Barbara Kayak Info.
Corporate & Private Events
Challenge your co-workers to a sailboat race! Help build comraderie, and teach them valuable team-building skills they can use to work better together. You bring the crew (No experience required) and a good attitude. We’ll provide the skipper, drinks, instruction and fun.
Power Boat Rentals Too! For a speedy and thrilling adventure the whole family will love, rent our new Blue Water 18.5' Power Boat for a day of sightseeing or fishing along America's Riviera. This baby will get you out and about to see the sights fast!
Ultra-Deluxe Private Events Aboard The Channel Cat
If you're looking for a truly-amazing and luxurious on-the-water event, look no further than the Channel Cat. This incredible 85-foot catamaran has everything you can imagine for the perfect wedding, party or sunset cruise.