Santa Barbara Sailing Center

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

SB Sailing

Sailing Instruction

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

Sailboat-Charters-Rentals

Boat Charters & Rentals

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

SB Sailing

KAYAK & STAND-UP
PADDLE BOARD RENTALS

Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Rentals & Guided Tours

Floater-Santa-Barbara

Luxury 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.

Double-Dolphin-Public-Cruises-Page

Whale Watching &
Sunset Cruises

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

Private-Corporate-Events

Private &
Corporate Events

Host your private celebration at sea

SB Sailing

Kids Camps & Activities

After School & Summer Youth Paddling and Sailing Programs.

From-The-Helm-Home

From the Helm

Making the Sport of Sailing Accessible to Everyone.

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

Sailing-Instruction-Santa-Barbara mobile

Sailing
Instruction

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

Sailboat-Charters-Rentals mobile

Boat Charters
& Rentals

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

Kayak-SUP-Rentals-mobile

KAYAK &
STAND-UP
PADDLE BOARD
RENTALS

Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Rentals & Guided Tours

Floater-Santa-Barbara-Mobile

Luxury 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.

Double-Dolphin-Public-Cruises-mobile

Public
Cruises

Santa Barbara's Premier Party & Event Boat
The Double Dolphin

Private-Corporate-Events-Mobile

Private &
Corporate
Events

Host your private celebration at sea

SB Sailing

Kids Camps
& Activities

After School & Summer Youth Paddling and Sailing Programs.

From-The-Helm-Home-Mobile

From the Helm

Making the Sport of Sailing Accessible to Everyone.

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 on award-winning Liveaboard Instructional Sailing Vacations to the world-famous Channel Islands National Park. 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!

Copy of Untitled (5)

Dining at Sea
with Barbareño

Welcome to the Santa Barbara Harbor aboard your own open-air yacht for a private dining experience. Barbareño showcases local California cuisine including seasonal vegetables, traditional pasta, and locally caught seafood. 

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.

Channel-Islands-Getaways-Home

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.

Acme & SB Sailing

Directions &
Contact

Step-by-step directions to locate us.

sbsail anchor blue trans

Set sail with us @sbsailing