Basic Coastal Cruising

 

Basic Coastal Cruising  -  ASA 103

*** Starting in 2015, this course is only offered in conjunction with ASA 104 at Lake Minnetonka or with the Bayfield or Caribbean Vacation Courses. Call for special assignment to one of the vacation sessions. ***


Two-Level Bareboat Chartering Certification

This is the first part of a two-part program. Students will learn the fundamentals of large boat cruising in preparation for skippering on larger bodies of water.

The second part, Bareboat Chartering, is taught on Lake Superior or in the Caribbean.  See the Bareboat Chartering page for the schedule.

Course Outline
Lesson 1: Boat Systems & Battery, Electrical Panel & Engine, Prop Walk & Docking.
Lesson 2: Sail Trim, Crew Overboard Procedures, Reefing, Heaving to, Anchoring
Lesson 3: Rules of the Road, Navigation,
Safety Systems, Review, Written Exam.

Includes textbook, Coastal Cruising Made Easy, published by American Sailing Association, class notes, exam and ASA certification.

*** Starting in 2015, this course is only offered in conjunction with ASA 104 at Lake Minnetonka or with the Bayfield or Caribbean Vacation Courses. Call for special assignment to one of the vacation sessions. ***

Class Location
Shorewood Yacht Club, just minutes west of Excelsior on beautiful Lake Minnetonka near the intersection of Highway 7 and County Road 19.


The Bayfield Two-Part Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Chartering course can also be scheduled as a regular Bayfield course or as a Family and Friends course
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Part 1-Basic Coastal Cruising and Part 2-Bareboat Chartering combined courses : (See Vacation Course Apostle Islands)

Prerequisite: Basic Keelboat (ASA 101).  Qualified sailors may test out of this course by passing the  Basic Keelboat written exam and demonstrating on-the-water proficiency. Cost varies.


Instructor to Student Ratio is One to Four Maximum!

* We are flexible.  If you would like day classes, private lessons, rides, refresher, etc.  Please call.


Call Northern Breezes Sailing School at 763-542-9707 to register or with questions.

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3949 Winnetka Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN  55427
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