heard good things about tradewinds also check out OCSC. Good fleet of boats and good teachers (disclaimer I used to have a boat in the OCSC fleet as an owner. Has been sold) I bet there are good programs in Sausilito but I don't know which ones.
Between us there was, as I have already said somewhere, the bond of the sea. Besides holding our hearts together through long periods of separation, it had the effect of making us tolerant of each other's yarns -- and even convictions. Heart of Darkness