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ASA certifications open up a world of sailing-Bonifaccio, Italy

Basic Keelboat

This is the entry-level sailing course. It provides the beginner student with the skills and knowledge to sail a boat up to 26 feet long in light to moderate winds and seas. No boating experience or navigation skills are required. Most of the time is spent on the water

We offer a 2 day program (2 students minimum)  Choose your own dates!

For three students; as above and take 10% discount.

For four students; as above, course extends to 4 days on the water.

Flexible, economical, and above all a very effective way to certify to basic keelboat level.

-Identification and function of various parts of a sailboat
-Sailing terminology and usage
-Coast Guard “Rules of the Road” for collision avoidance and safety
-All points of sail, including tacking and jibing
-Departing and returning to a dock
-Safety knowledge, including man overboard rescue
-Knots and lines (marlinespike seamanship)

What is covered;

Basic Keelboat Certification by the American Sailing Association

Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary sailing yacht of 20-30 feet length in moderate winds and sea conditions. Docking, reefing, and safety requirements.

-Identification and function of various parts of a sailboat
-Sailing terminology and usage
-Coast Guard “Rules of the Road” for collision avoidance and safety
-All points of sail, including tacking and jibing
-Departing and returning to a dock
-Safety knowledge, including man overboard rescue
-Knots and lines (marlinespike seamanship)

$699 per person
(two person minimum)

Terms: “All deposits are non-refundable within 30 days of the class start date”