Butte Sailing Club - Thermalito Forebay - Oroville, CA | Directions | GPS: 39.536944, -121.586845

Youth Sailing Instruction (ages 8-15)

US Sailing book “Learn Sailing Right – Beginning Sailing” – Available on Amazon

Lesson Schedule:

Sailing classes are a wrap for this season. We will be publishing new lessons on April 1, 2018, at Forebay Aquatic Center website. See calendar for details.

Class Fees:


Curriculum is purchased by Forebay Aquatic Center and provided by US Sailing. This is not a US Sailing certified class. All class instructors are volunteer lifetime sailors of the Feather River Sailing Club, each with more than 10 years sailing experience. A release of liability must be signed by each consenting adult. Parents are more than welcome to observe on the water classes from shore.


Class size is limited to 3 students per boat

1 instructor per 4 student ratio is required

Students must be present at all classroom sessions to earn on water sailing practice times.

1 safety/training motorized boat per 2 sailboats on the water at all times