(This ASA 104 Course can Be Combined with Basic Keelboat ASA 101 and Basic Coastal Cruising ASA 103 on our 5 or 7 day Sail & Learn cruises.)
General Description: An advanced cruising course for individuals with prior cruising experience. Sailors must act as skipper and/or crew on a sailboat 30 to 50 feet in length by day in coastal waters.
Course Focus: The course will focus on expanding your knowledge of boat systems and maintenance procedures.
This course is taught on either the Ranger 33 or Nordic 44, both blue-water cruisers.
You will learn cruise planning, provisioning, mechanical and electrical systems, advanced anchoring, additional experience in a variety of wind and sea conditions, and the joys of living aboard your own yacht.
Make your vacation memorable as you gain hands-on sailing and cruising. This course is intended to prepare participants for Bareboat chartering throughout the world. Once you’ve mastered the wind and sea conditions found around the Hawaiian archipelago, you will be ready to sail anywhere.
This Course utilizes the ASA Cruising Fundamentals textbook and ASA log book. You may order these materials on-line at the ASA Web site.
Upon successful completion participants will receive a Bareboat Cruising Certificate.
Classes are held throughout the year.
This course may include a slightly different itinerary based on weather conditions and Captain's discretion.