About Harbor Sailboats

Founded in 1969, Harbor Sailboats located on the beautiful San Diego Bay is Southern California’s finest sailing club and instructional facility. Superior yachts and professional sailing lessons make us the right choice for the discriminating sailor.

We offer a large fleet of sailboats range from 22′ to 45′ and feature the newest designs from Beneteau and Catalina.

We are U. S. Coast Guard approved every year and a seven-time winner of the “ASA School of the Year” award by the American Sailing Association (ASA); Harbor Sailboats offers professional sailing lessons for the beginner through advanced sailor year round.

As boaters take to the water with Harbor Sailboats, our instructors will set the course for a lifetime of great cruising.

Charter from Harbor Sailboats and enjoy the very best in customer service and quality sailboats. Harbor Sailboats offers fully equipped, new or recent model yachts designed for comfort and ease of sailing. Regardless of your selection, you can rest assured that all Harbor Sailboats’ boats are sparkling clean and impeccably maintained.

Members get involved in the sailing community by choosing from the many club-sponsored activities including; women’s sailing, One Design Racing, group sails, crew share, flotillas and socials.

Tom Hirsh is president of the Harbor Island Sailing Academy, Inc. dba Harbor Sailboats based in San Diego, California. Tom along with his wife Lois and his three sons, Kyle, Kevin and Keenan operate Harbor Sailboats.

With the exception of Lois, all are U.S.C.G. licensed captains, licensed yacht salesmen and advanced sailing instructors. As a family they enjoy racing together and getting on the water whenever possible.

Harbor Sailboats is proud to announce its new status as sub-dealer for South Coast Yachts San Diego. We will now specialize in the sale of new Beneteau Yachts, both sail and power.


When you think boating in San Diego think Harbor Sailboats!