Due to overwhelming demand, we now offer the Basic Sailing Course (ASA 101) in a four day course including Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103). This will enable the beginning student to take meaningful, content and practical-oriented courses that will enable them to immediately operate sailing cruising yachts to around 40-45ft with confidence.
Two person minimum to convene a class; singles accepted on existing classes.

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– Flexible, economical, and above all a very effective way to certify to basic keelboat and coastal cruising. 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)

– Basic Keelboat Certification (ASA 101) by the American Sailing Association
– Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on a sailing vessel up to 30 feet in length in moderate winds and sea conditions. Docking 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)

Basic Coastal Crusing (ASA 103)
– 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 28-30 ft or more.

Available dates;
October 18-21, 2021
November 20-23, 2021 (One spot available)
December 2-5, 2021

$1,699 per person, $2,699 per couple.
(two person minimum)

Please call 9542434078 for more information

Terms: “All course fees are 50% non-refundable within 10 days of the class start date”
Credit cards are subject to a service charge
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We reserve the right to postpone in the event of high winds (Force 6 or above, sustained)or other dangerous weather conditions