Get On The Water

The Orange Coast College Waterfront Campus is one of a kind, boasting a state-of-the art maritime training facility and a waterfront facility with boats ranging from 9 - 92 feet. The Waterfront Campus is home to programs including OCC's nationally recognized intercollegiate Crew teams, the School of Sailing and Seamanship - one of the largest community boating programs in the nation, an accredited certificate and associates degree program for Professional Mariners, and continuing education opportunities for career mariners.


Why learn at the Orange Coast College Waterfront Campus?

At the Waterfront Campus, you will:

Gain knowledge and insights from our experienced faculty

all of whom are active or retired merchant mariners, athletes, and/or US Sailing and Powerboating instructors.

Get practice on our simulators and vessel-based equipment

in a safe and energetic learning environment.

Participate in programs unlike any other in our region,

with accreditations from the US Coast Guard, US Sailing, US Powerboating, American Red Cross, and more.

Learn in an unbeatable location on the active waterfront

of Newport Bay, in a modern facility near marine companies and organizations with internship and employment opportunities.