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American Sailing Association Certification Course: ASA 101 Beginner Keelboat Course

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Our ASA 101 classes are held every week, Thursday & Friday or Saturday & Sunday and run from June 1 through September 30.

ASA 101 Beginner Keelboat Course

Basic Keelboat Course (ASA101)

Beginner Level Course

Graduates are able to sail a boat of 23 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. No auxiliary power or navigation skills required. Morning Sessions – Two hours of classroom instruction each day covering sailing theory and terminology; crew communications; knots; rules of the road; chart reading & a test. Afternoon Session – Three hours (minimum) of on the water sailing instruction aboard a 23′ sailboat practicing points of sail, boat handling, safety procedures, and crew rescue. Boats limited to four students. Students receive $50 discount on subsequent rentals.