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Certification Vacation

Call 928.501.SAIL (7245) to Schedule


PRICE: Call Sailboat Shop for more info

DURATION: 4-7 days

LOCATION: Student's choice

AGES: Recommended 16+

PREREQUISITE: ASA101 Certification before ASA103; ASA103 Certification before ASA104; ASA104 Certification before ASA114, ASA105 certification before ASA106


Call us to plan your certification vacation to San Diego, Catalina Island, the Caribbean or elsewhere of your choosing.

Our USCG Licensed ASA Instructors can take you on your customized 2+ day "Cruise and Learn" certification vacation for one or more of the following ASA levels:

  • ASA103 Coastal Cruising

  • ASA104 Bareboat Cruising

  • ASA105 Coastal navigation

  • ASA106 Coastal Cruising

  • ASA114 Catamaran Cruising

​Pick a sequence of lessons that fits your schedule and goals.

Price includes written test and ASA Certification fees.


  1. Purchase your Official ASA course book(s) online and study prior to arriving. Bring book, notebook and pencil.

  2. Instructor will provide you with start time and more details on the overnight accommodations.

  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.


  1. Instructor will contact you with where/when to meet prior to the lesson. Please be on time.

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

  3. At the end of the lesson on the last day, you will be tested on the sailing portion, then take the written exam.


  1. If you pass the course, the instructor will contact ASA with verification. ASA will send you the official certification stickers(s).

  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.

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