top of page

ASA103 - Coastal Cruising

Call 928.501.SAIL (7245) to Schedule

ASA-Certification-103.jpg

PRICE: $450 per person

DURATION: 2 days

LOCATION: Scorpion Bay Marina, Lake Pleasant, AZ

AGES: Recommended 18+

CLASS SIZE: 2-4 people

PREREQUISITE: ASA101

OR

PRICE: Call Sailboat Shop for more info

DURATION: 2-5 days

LOCATION: California coastal waters

AGES: Recommended 18+

PREREQUISITE: ASA101

This on-the-water course covers the basic sailing skills for cruising sailboats in the 27' to 36' range

 

Topics include: read and interpret nautical charts of local areas, anchoring, mooring, reefing, weather interpretation, safety at sea, emergencies such as man overboard, how to treat hypothermia, federal equipment carriage and navigation lights requirements, basic boat systems, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, and safely operate auxiliary engines.

Price includes written test and ASA Certification fees.

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR LESSON:

  1. Purchase your Official ASA course BOOK ONLINE (Coastal Cruising Made Easy) and study prior to arriving. Bring book, notebook and pencil.

  2. Instructor will provide you with start time. It will be a full day, so pack a lunch.

  3. Bring water (please no metal/glass), sunblock, a hat, and light jacket per weather.

  4. Shoes: non-marking outsoles, such as sneakers. 

  5. Bring sailing or other durable gloves for handling lines.

  6. If doing the overnight/CA option, the instructor will follow-up with more details.

THE DAY OF YOUR LESSON:

  1. Please be on time.

  2. It will start with classroom training, then move into hands-on boat training.

  3. On the second day you will take the written exam.

UPON COMPLETION OF COURSE:

  1. When you pass the course, the instructor will contact ASA with verification. ASA will send you the official 103 certification sticker.

  2. If you do not pass, you will have up to one year from date of course completion to retake test, free of charge.

All sales are final. Lessons may be rescheduled up to 48 hours prior to appointment.

If weather conditions are unsafe, Sailboat Shop will contact you to reschedule free of charge.

There is no designated age minimum, but we recommend ages 16 and up, due to the physical requirements.

bottom of page