Sailing 101

Class meets once a week for four weeks. Total of 16 hours of instruction.

This class is for any adult who has the desire to learn how to sail. Participants will learn everything they need to know in order to be confident and safe in the Channel Islands Harbor in Pico sailboats.  The class meets at CIBC and includes the necessary sailing material as it pertains to the requisite skills required. Cost: $130 for community members.

Sailing 101

1Saturday9/15/18-10/6/1812:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
2Friday10/19/18-11/9/1812:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
3Saturday10/13/18-11/3/1812:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

*Payment for activities can be made onsite at the CIBC with credit card or personal check at the time of your activity.

Sailing Exploration

Class meets once. Total of 2 hours of instruction.

This one day class is for participants who want to "dip their toes" into the world of sailing without committing to the 4 week class.  Introduction to sailing will cover points-of-sail, right of way, safety, rigging and docking on our 16 ft. Catalina sailboats.  Cost: Free for community members 

Introduction to Sailing

1Friday9/14/1812:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
2Friday9/21/1812:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
3Friday9/28/1812:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

*Payment for activities can be made onsite at the CIBC with credit card or personal check at the time of your activity.

How to Register

The CIBC uses an external scheduling program called IMleagues.  IMleagues provides numerous advantages that benefit communication, the registration process, and scheduling.

IMleagues has a live support option should you have any difficulties along the way.  The button is located in the top right corner of all the IMleagues pages.

All participants are required to create an account on

  1. Click on the “Sign Up” button in IMleagues in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Under the Select School/Organization drop-down menu, please select or type in Channel Islands Boating Center.
  3. Complete the registration form and click the "Create Account" button.
  4. An activation link will then be sent to the email address you provided. Click the link in your email to login and activate your IMleagues account.

How to sign up for an activity:

  1. Make sure you have already registered as an individual by following the above steps to create an account.
  2. Find and click on the activity, date, and time that best work for you from the listed options of activities.
  3. Click the green “Sign Up” button on the activity page.
  4. Once you agree to the terms of the waiver and fill out the remaining information, click the blue “Create Team” button to be added to the list. If the activity is full, you will be added to the waitlist and should an opening become available, a CIBC staff person will contact the list in order of registration from first to last.