On-The-Water-Instruction

Boy Scouts of America – Programs for teens (14-21) to learn boat handling under power and sail, piloting and navigation. (562) 344-1589. www.longbeachbsa.org/seabase
 
 
Newport Aquatic Center – Junior Rowing (high school), September – May; and Outrigger Paddling (11+), year round. 1 Whitecliffs Drive, Newport Beach. (949) 646-7725. www.newportaquaticcenter.com
 
 
Newport Sea Base – Programs for boys and girls (7+) include sailing, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, fishing, motor-boat driving and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP). Ocean-themed field trips also offered. 1931 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. (949) 642-5031. www.newportseabase.org
 
 
OC Sailing and Events Center – Sailing, marine safety and kayaking/SUP classes. 34451 Ensenada Place, Dana Point Harbor. (949) 923-2215. www.ocsail.com
 
 
OCC Junior Sailing – After-school sailing classes (7-13) are offered in fall and spring, plus winter camps. Parent and child lessons (6-13). 1801 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. (949) 645-9412. www.occsailing.com
 
 
Yacht Club Classes: Alamitos Bay Yacht Club – 7201 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, (562) 343-8030, www.abycjrprogram.com. Balboa Yacht Club – 1801 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar, (949) 673-3515, Ext. 133, www.balboayachtclub.com. Seal Beach Yacht Club – 255 Marina Drive, Long Beach, (562) 594-6337, www.slbyc.com. Shoreline Yacht Club – 386 Shoreline Drive South, Long Beach, (562) 435-4093, www.shorelineyachtclub.com.