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Basic Courses

Our keelboat courses are taught on Rainbow 24s. In the three-day weekday course, the Basic Sailor Certified, we will test you for your American Sailing Association Basic Keelboat certification (ASA 101). Tack on two more days with our Beyond Basic Sailor course and you’ll gain boat-handling confidence and sail-trim proficiency. The skills learned in these classes are easily applicable to a wide variety of boats and styles of sailing. Additionally, we offer an accelerated version to get you certified in just one weekend! Yes, we can teach you to sail and certify you in just one weekend (Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday).

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Cruising Courses

Cruising Courses are taught on one of our auxiliary cruisers. These courses are perfect for people who are preparing for vacation on a chartered boat, own their own cruising boat but want to learn how to use it better, or people who are considering getting into cruising. Generally, the courses teach the skills you need to spend extended periods of time on a cruising boat. Although each course will focus on different aspects, all sailing courses remain interdisciplinary.

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Additional Courses/Certifications Offered

  • ASA 105 – Coastal Navigation (Off-season only)
  • ASA 118  – Docking Endorsement by private instruction

Please call for information and available dates.

Private Instruction

Private instructions are taught on our Rainbow 24s, Beneteau 37, Edgewater 26, and student-owned sailboats or powerboats. If you’re looking to learn new skills, improve upon your existing skills, gain additional practice under the watch of an instructor, or just get an introduction to sailing with your family, this is the course option for you. Our instructors will work with you to tailor your instruction perfectly to fit your needs.

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If you’re still not sure which course is right for you, check out our ‘Find My Course‘ page for help figuring out how to start your sailing journey!

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