I am a San Francisco based sailor, rower, paddler, surfer and instructor who has been helping people get out onto the water for the past 20 plus years. Hopefully I can show you too.
If you want to learn how sail in the Bay Area at a laid back but thorough place, check out Sailing Education Adventures. It's been around since the late 1980s.
Clubs And Groups That Accept People Like Me As A Member. (If they'll take me, you're a shoe in!)