BASIC KEELBOAT SAILING COURSE | ASA 101

Learn to sail with our ASA 101 Basic Sailing Course, no experience necessary. Each course is limited to 4 students per instructor so you will get plenty of personalized attention and hands-on experience. Our instructors are certified professionals with plenty of experience to guide you through the course.

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2022 Open Weekend Courses

Due to Covid, we are suspending our open ASA courses until further notice. Please see our Private ASA Courses here.

*If these dates do not work for you, please contact us for custom courses or see private courses below.

 

If you chose to get certified, you can take the American Sailing Association exam at the end of your course. The ASA certification fee is $50.

Subjects covered in Basic Keelboat include:

  • Boat Handling

    • Tacking & Jibing

    • Hoisting & Trimming Sails

    • Points of Sail

    • Docking

  • Sailing Terminology

    • Parts of the Boat

    • Sailing Jargon

  • Navigation Rules

  • Aids to Navigation

    • Sound Signals

    • Navigation Lights

    • Markers & Buoys

  • Safety Gear and Procedures

    • Recommended & Required Safety Equipment

    • Man Overboard Drills

  • Important Sailing Knots