Basic Windsurfing


This course is designed for those with little or no experience and will familiarize the student with the basic fundamentals of windsurfing. This class covers rigging, terminology, balance, stances and sailing theory. Instructors will utilize the latest techniques and a variety of sail sizes to decrease fatigue and help accelerate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to rent these windsurfers and join the Aquatic Center Sailing Membership

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The book used for this course if the Start Windsurfing Right book (IBSN: 978-1882502967). The book is included in the cost of the class. Picking up your book early is recommended but not required.

Course Details

Length: 8 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 6
Minimum Age Requirement: 12


General Public: $130
CSUS Alumni: $125
Affiliates: $120
Sac State Students: $80
*Textbook is included in this class.

Swim Test 

All students will be required to take a swim test.

What to Expect

  • You will get wet! Bring a towel
  • You should wear clothes that are comfortable and can get wet
  • Shoes should either be tennis shoes or sandals with a heel strap.
  • The Front Office staff can hold your keys during class.
  • Any other personal belongings will have to be stored in a $0.50 one-time use locker

2022 Basic Windsurfing Class Schedule

Section Start Date End Date Days Time
WIND01 Apr 11

Apr 14

Mon – Th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
WIND02 Apr 23 Apr 24 Sat & Sun 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WIND03 May 9 May 12 Mon – Th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WIND04 June 27 June 30 Mon – Th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WIND05 July 25 July 28 Mon – Th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WIND06 Sept 10 Sept 11 Sat & Sun 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WIND07 Sept 19 Sept 22 Mon – Th 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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