J World Sailing School in San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta

J World:  Performance Sailing School, Charters, and Adventures   

San Francisco Bay | San Diego Bay |  Puerto Vallarta, Mexico  |   1-800-910-1101     


Welcome to J World Performance Sailing School & Club: 
Named Best Sailing School in America for over 19 Years

[Named #1 by the leading independent evaluator in the marine industry
every time they have ranked sailing schools!  Please click for details...]

Sailing Instruction and Classes in San Francisco Bay, San Diego, and Puerto Vallarta

J World, the Performance Sailing School, offers comprehensive sailing instruction, with lessons covering everything from beginning sailing to advanced racing and offshore cruising.  Our sailing courses are conducted at our San Diego Base, our San Francisco Bay Sailing Center, and our facility in beautiful Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.  Whether you want to learn how to sail, are looking to improve your yacht racing skills, or you intend to head off on coastal or offshore cruising adventures, we have hands-on sailing courses and a wide range of special events tailored to meet your needs.  At the J World school, we use only the newest generation of sailboats for any of our sailing lessons, and our instructors are the best in the business.  We are a US Sailing Certified School, and we are the only Bay Area  provider of the International Yachtmaster Coastal Sailing Certification, the professional grade certification standard for sailors recognized around the world. 
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Corporate Sailing Team Building Events & Activities

J World Sailing offers corporate team building events and activities conducted in a unique environment which underscores the skills crucial to success in the business setting, while providing an unforgettable experience.  A variety of different corporate sailing events may be arranged at at of our main locations.  For your next company event or team building activity, contact J World, the Performance Sailing School and Club, and let our renowned coaches create a truly special occasion.
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Bareboat and Skippered Sailing Charters

J World, the Performance Sailing School and Club, offers bareboat and skippered sailing charters in San Diego, San Francisco Bay and Banderas Bay (Puerto Vallarta), as well as around the world in conjunction with our partner Sunsail, the largest yacht and bareboat sailboat charter company in the world.  From the South Pacific to Tortola BVI, from the Mediterranean to Baja, Mexico, we can arrange the sailing adventure of a lifetime for you!   Skippered educational cruises or bareboat sailing charters, the choice is yours! 
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Sailing Club and BoatShare Fractional Sailing

J World Sailing is now more than the best sailing school in America!  Qualified sailors can join the J World Sailing Club and charter exciting and modern sailboats without the expense of ownership.  No recurring monthly dues means you pay ONLY when you sail.  J World is also proud to offer our new  fractional sailing program, BoatShare by J World: all the benefits of ownership for one low monthly fee.      [More about the J World Sailing Club and BoatShare by J World...]

Sailing Adventure recommended by Outside Magazine!
J/World's Race to Hawaii makes Outside Magazine's 2010 "Life List," the top 50 dream trips
J World Sailing School in Sail Magazine
J World's adventure in the
2009 Baja-Ha-Ha featured
in SAIL Magazine.
J World Sailing School and Club on the cover of Latitude 38 Magazine
J World, our J/120, makes the cover as she heads south to Mexico in the Baja-Ha-Ha
J World Sailing School and Club wins the Lipton Cup in San Francisco
J World coaches take our client
to first place in the Lipton Cup aboard our J120!

Sailing School and Club and Charters in Puerto Vallarta
J World's Lisa is the covergirl!
Winters are a truly a special
time in Puerto Vallarta..
Yacht Racing Courses in San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta
J World San Francisco
Racing Programs featured
in Sailing Magazine!

.Review of Sailing Schools
Practical Sailor, the consumer watchdog of marine industries, names J/World Sailing School "the Best in the Business"

Yacht and Sailboat Racing Courses featured in Interview Magazine
J World Advanced Racing Programs are featured in Intersection Magazine...
J World Yacht Racing Team makes the cover...
J World punches thru a wave
on the way to a third overall at
the Rolex Big Boat Series and makes the cover....  again!


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Race with J World Aboard Hula Girl
in the 2015 Newport to Cabo Race



Sailing Courses in San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta
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Fractional Sailing with BoatShare by J World


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