MBAC students win 9-day adventure race in Zanzibar

At MBAC we get a lot of questions from people interested in learning to sail, but last fall an unusual request came in the form of an email from Jake Vanags. “My name is Jake and, along with two others, I just signed up for a ridiculous and adventurous nine-day race across a portion of the Indian Ocean in a tiny African fishing boat… I guess my question is this: What set of classes or private instruction in the next two and a half months would you suggest we take if we were to sail a tiny African fishing boat over the course of nine days down the Zanzibar Archipelago?” Read More

Students in keelboat class

Complete the first step of your sailing adventure in just one weekend

We understand how busy your schedule can get so we are now offering classes in Basic Sailing and Basic Keelboat Sailing that you can complete in just one weekend! Designed as an introduction to small boat sailing and keelboat sailing (larger boats) respectively, both classes are now offered as a Saturday/Sunday- 9am-4pm option. The class is scheduled as a morning and afternoon practice session with a one-hour lunch break. Read More

Summer sailstice

Celebrate Summer Sailstice at MBAC

Sailstice is a worldwide celebration of sailing on the weekend closest to the summer solstice – this year the solstice falls on Saturday, June 21, 2014, which also marks the first day of summer. We are celebrating this year by offering a free sailboat rental* when you sign up for any of our small boat sailing classes beginning on June 21. Read More