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ASA 101/103 Basic Keelboat/Coastal

Never sailed before or has it been awhile? This is the course that will get you started!

Upon completion of this combined course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.  

Curriculum topics include:

            • Basic Sailing Terminology
            • Parts and Functions
            • Helm and Sail Control
            • Collision and Hazard avoidance
            • Navigation
            • Docking
            • Safety and Seamanship

Boat: Catalina Capri 22'

Course Format:

            • 2 Online Instruction Sessions
            • 4 On the Water (OTW) Sessions (Sat & Sun 8:30am-4:30pm)
            • At least 1 Instructor with up to 3 students per boat
Course Includes:
            • ASA Textbooks and log book
            • 90 Day Trial Membership to American Sailing Association (ASA)

Course Certification Awarded:

American Sailing Association 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing

American Sailing Association 103 Basic Coastal Cruising

Textbook Info


2023 Pricing

Active Members $900

New Single Members  $970

New Family Bundle $990

E5 and Under $600**

All include 1 course registration

New Single includes a 1 year single membership

New Family includes a 1 year family membership, and $900 for additional course registrations

**Discount price for E5 and under comes with a 1 year single membership.  Contact the Training Commodore for registration code.

For more information on this course, please see the Events page for information including dates and registration.

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