Courses & Lessons




ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing

Step aboard and learn to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.

This is a two day course. No experience necessary.      $495 single  –  $950 for two

  • Basic Sailing Terminology
  • Maneuvers & Points of Sail
  • Navigation Rules
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Safety Gear & Procedures
  • Crew Overboard
  • Knots
  • Return & Secure


ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising

Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (outboard or inboard engine) keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather forecast interpretation, safety and seamanship.

Prerequisite: ASA 101 or Equivalent. Two Day Course.  $595 single – $1095 for two

  • Cruising Sailboat Terminology
  • Safety Equipment & Emergency Procedures
  • Coastal Navigation & Weather
  • Sail Plan and Reefing
  • Cruising Seamanship
  • Docking
  • Anchoring


ASA 101 & 103 Combo Course

Combines both curriculum’s into an exciting 3 day course. It’s an efficient  way to learn without losing any momentum, with the added benefit of a cost savings over taking 101 & 103 separately.

$995 single  –  $1,895 for two