Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Santa Barbara's Place for On-the-Water Fun!

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Santa Barbara
Sunset Cruises

Join us for a romantic conclusion to a full day of sightseeing or a long day at work. Experience the beauty of Santa Barbara on a sunset cruise aboard the Majestic Double Dolphin.

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Private Charter Partners

The Santa Barbara Sailing Center partners with local private boat-owners and Coast Guard Licensed Captains to offer a variety of luxury private charter options, including power yachts.

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Boat Charters & Rentals

Rent or charter everything from 22′ day sailing boats to 50′ luxury yachts for multi-day Channel Islands trips.

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Sailing Instruction

One of the largest accredited American Sailing Association (ASA) schools in the nation.

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KAYAK & STAND-UP
PADDLE BOARD RENTALS

Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Rentals & Guided Tours.

Sipping At Sea

Sipping on the Sea

Sip local wine or beer from a featured winery or brewery from your very own Santa Barbara Sailing Center Govino cup while enjoying a Santa Barbara sunset aboard the Double Dolphin on the third Thursday of the month, May through October.

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Music on the Water

 See some of Santa Barbara’s local musicians perform while enjoying the sunset and soaking up the majestic views of the Santa Barbara coastline every Friday, May-October.

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Private &
Corporate Events

Host your private celebration at sea.

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Kids Camps & Activities

After School & Summer Youth Paddling and Sailing Programs.

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Channel Islands Getaways

Just 26 miles from Santa Barbara lies the world-famous Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. Come explore these islands on a multi-day trip with a USCG Licensed Captain.

Santa Barbara's Place for On-the-Water Fun!

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Santa Barbara
Sunset Cruises

Join us for a romantic conclusion to a full day of sightseeing or a long day at work. Experience the beauty of Santa Barbara on a sunset cruise aboard the Majestic Double Dolphin.

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Private Charter Partners

The Santa Barbara Sailing Center partners with local private boat-owners and Coast Guard Licensed Captains to offer a variety of luxury private charter options, including power yachts.

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Boat Charters
& Rentals

Rent or charter everything from 22′ day sailing boats to 50′ luxury yachts for multi-day Channel Islands trips.

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Sailing
Instruction

One of the largest accredited American Sailing Association (ASA) schools in the nation.

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KAYAK &
STAND-UP
PADDLE BOARD
RENTALS

Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Rentals & Guided Tours.

Sipping At Sea

Sipping on the Sea

Sip local wine or beer from a featured winery or brewery from your very own Santa Barbara Sailing Center Govino cup while enjoying a Santa Barbara sunset aboard the Double Dolphin on the third Thursday of the month, May through October.

Music On The Water

Music on the Water

 See some of Santa Barbara’s local musicians perform while enjoying the sunset and soaking up the majestic views of the Santa Barbara coastline every Friday, May-October.

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Kids Camps
& Activities

After School & Summer Youth Paddling and Sailing Programs.

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Private &
Corporate
Events

Host your private celebration at sea.

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Channel Islands Getaways

Just 26 miles from Santa Barbara lies the world-famous Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. Come explore these islands on a multi-day trip with a USCG Licensed Captain.

Ready to cast off?

Santa Barbara Sailing Center is a whole community on and off the water, and Santa Barbara’s only all-ages concierge-level rental, charter, cruise, and bareboat event center. Choose from a wide variety of public cruises, including sunset cruises and whale watching cruises, and see oceans of marine life and spectacular coastline views. Learn to sail, rent a sailboat, charter a private sailboat with a captain, or escape to the world-famous Channel Islands National Park with a Channel Islands Getaway. Workout or just float around with kayak rentals and stand up paddle board rentals, or book a private guided tour. Since 1967, the crew has been sharing the sailing love and lifestyle with guests of all levels of experience. Just come down to the dock and join in our 50th Anniversary Celebration. The boats are ready to go!

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Dining at Sea

Welcome to the Santa Barbara Sailing Center aboard your own open-air yacht for a private dining experience. Enjoy and savor a seasonal menu, drinks of choice and a vibrant selection of ingredients using the freshest options from local farmers.

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Santa Barbara
Coastal Cruises

Experience the Santa Barbara coastline sailing alongside an entourage of sea lions, dolphins, whales, and birds on our 50' catamaran, the Double Dolphin.

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Santa Barbara
Whale Watching

Mid February through mid May. Morning and afternoon trips leaving daily.

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Directions &
Contact

Step-by-step directions to locate us.

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Set sail with us @sbsailing

Sunday, August 21st, 2022 at 2:26pm
Friday, August 19th, 2022 at 8:54pm
Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 at 7:49pm
Tuesday, August 16th, 2022 at 3:29am
Monday, August 15th, 2022 at 1:26am
Saturday, August 13th, 2022 at 4:58pm