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ASA101 Basic Keelboat-JUL 7
Basic Keelboat Certification: Your first step toward your sailing goals!
375 US dollars
When you finish this course you'll be certified to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length, by day, in light to moderate winds (up to 15 knots) 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. Auxiliary power operation is not required.
The course consists of a four hour lecture and eight hours on the water over two days sailing on a 25-30 foot sloop. Course topics include: terms and definitions, parts of the boat, points of sail, right of way, reading the wind and sails,basic knots and maneuvering under power and sail.
Prior sailing experience will allow the instructor elaborate beyond the basic text. Reading the materials is required prior to the lecture.
Cost includes ASA101 text, testing fees and 1 year membership in the American Sailing Association.