A brightly colored dinghy tacks in McCovey Cove

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We strive to make all aspects of sailing accessible. Learn more about what we do.

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Membership is open to people with disabilities and their families, friends, caregivers and assistants – including you! (Read our guest policy!)

Dues are $40/year for individuals or $80 for families, and cover all the sailing you can stand. Join now!


Volunteers assist sailors, provide safety using a chase boat, teach basic sailing skills and help assemble and disassemble boats.  All you really need is enthusiasm for helping others and being out on the water. Learn more about volunteering.


We are a 501(c)(3) organization and rely on tax-deductible donations (tax ID 94-3067409), corporate sponsors, and grants to run our programs. Donate securely online through PayPal, or learn about other ways to help.


BAADS at Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show Thu April 9 — Sun April 12

Sign up now at baads.org/ssp to represent BAADS at Strictly Sail Pacific. Once again, this year BAADS has a presence at the West Coast’s largest all-sail boat show (visit strictlysailpacific.com for more info). We are looking for 2-3 people per shift to staff our booth. Sign up now (and view the schedule) at baads.org/ssp! Continue reading: BAADS at Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show Thu April 9 — Sun April 12

Robie Pierce One-Design Regatta at American YC (Rye) May 28-31, 2015

Save the date and start making your travel plans! The Robie Pierce One-Design Regatta and Women’s Invitational will be held at American YC (Rye) May 28-31, 2015. NOR and event details will be available soon at the event website.

Maintain the Urgency: Reinstating Paralympic Sailing in Tokyo 2020

Our friends at US Sailing urge us to keep the pressure on the International Paralympic Committee to reinstate Paralympic Sailing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Please read more at US Sailing and send in your letter of support!


keelboatTo sign up for our Sunday keelboat sails, you can from now on use an online sign up form. All information can be found on our Sunday keelboat sailing page
If you prefer to call in, you can also still sign up using our sail mail number at 415-281-0212

Saturday Feb 14th Race Clinic!

Dinghy Sailors & Volunteers! For those of you that are interested in improving your racing skills, we have a great clinic planned for Saturday, February 14 at 11 AM. Sign up now online!

Continue reading: Saturday Feb 14th Race Clinic!

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