Freeman Marine Institute
Newport Beach, California
(916) 792-8478

Freeman Marine Institute is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and helping students gain access to the amazing world of Sailing.

We specialize in: 

Catamaran training and Charter preparation 

for local and world class destinations 

  • Advanced Sailing techniques
  • Advanced Seamanship and Powerboat Handling
  • Destination Vacation / Instruction Packages  (local and worldwide)
  • Circumnavigating and multi day passages

Location:  Southern California. 

We are located in Newport Beach Harbor, California

We enjoy year round sailing in Southern California’s mild climate. Our home base allows us the ability to provide destination sailing to Catalina Island and the Channel Islands for advanced sailing.


Classes are customized for the student and their crew using an immersion teaching system that focuses on practical (hands on) application. 

Roles and Responsibilities are emphasised to produce the foundation for outstanding skippers and Sailors.

Freeman Marine Institute offers:

ASA 101,103,104,105,106, 107, 108 and 114


To provide the highest quality of instruction, to earn our reputation based upon our students’ mastery of sailing skills.


  • 2022 Lagoon 42 Catamaran 
  • 2016 Lagoon 450 Catamaran
  • 2021 Excess 15 (48′) Catamaran
  • Harbor 20
  • 30′ Catalina
  • Beneteau 35′ – 45′
  • Powerboats available upon request

American Sailing Certifications Offered

101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 114

Contact Information

Freeman Marine Institute

Address Freeman Marine Institute429 30th St Newport BeachCA92662-3711USA
Phone (916) 792-8478

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