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ASA 101 - BASIC KEELBOAT SAILING

Introduces the fundamentals of keelboat sailing, including sail theory and practice, terminology, rules of the road, safety equipment and procedures, crew overboard recovery, knots and more.

As an approved "Safe Boating Course" by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and the US Coast Guard, it meets all requirements for mandatory education and licensing for every US state.

ASA 103 - BASIC COASTAL CRUISING

Covers deck skills, simple coastal navigation and chart skills, further rules of the road, basic maintenance, first aid, provisioning, helming, radio operation and simple passage planning.

ASA 104 - BAREBOAT CHARTERING
(Intermediate Coastal Cruising)

Covers preparation for sea, further yacht handling under sail and power, passage-making and handling of a yacht under adverse weather conditions, safety, meteorology, yacht maintenance and crew supervision.

ASA 105 - COASTAL NAVIGATION

No prerequisites. Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. No application required on the water. Practical application in the Advanced Coastal Cruising Standard.

ASA 106 - ADVANCED COASTAL CRUISING

Prerequisites: 101-103-104-105.

Able to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel approximately 30 to 50 feet in length, sailing day and night in coastal and inland waters in any weather.

ASA 114 - CRUISING CATAMARAN

You can act as skipper and crew of a 30-50 foot multi-hull sailboat by day in coastal waters. Similar to ASA 104, but adds standards for multi-hull yachts.
Prerequisites: 101 and 103. You can earn 104 and 114 at the same time.

"ASA CHALLENGE"

Experienced sailors can "challenge" lower level courses in order to move on to higher certification levels. Surcharges apply, please check with us for details.

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