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Basic Keelboat with Basic Coastal Cruising

This is the entry-level sailing course, ASA 101 combined with Coastal Cruising to provide the beginner student the skills required to operate a 30-45ft sailing yacht with confidence. It provides the beginner student with the skills and knowledge to sail a boat up to 40-45 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. This course is now offered in conjunction with Basic Coastal Cruising in a four day course.
Please see Basic Sailing Combined With Coastal Cruising.

(2 students minimum)  Choose your own dates!

For three students; as above and take 15% discount

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)

Covered in this course
– Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary sailing yacht of 25-38 feet length in moderate winds and sea conditions. Docking, reefing, and safety requirements.
What is Covered in This Class

– Introduction to navigation-understanding charts and GPS Operation and pitfalls

– Docking an auxiliary-engined sailing yacht

– Reefing sails

– All necessary safety systems

– Anchoring, temporarily and overnight with contingencies

– Dealing with emergencies

– Learning the essential skills to transition to sailing yachts, generally 30-40 ft or more.

(two person minimum, four person maximum)

Please call 9542434078 for more information

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