Our South Coast Sailing School is an American Sailing Association Training Facility and our instructors are all highly experienced Offshore and Bay Sailors with backgrounds in cruising and racing. All are ASA certified instructors and USCG licensed Captains as well. South Coast Sailing was voted one of ASA's Outstanding Sailing Schools in 2006.
Students that successfully complete the Basic Keelboat Course will receive certificates for a free 3-hour Skipper Skill Building session with one of our instructors AND a free 4-hour charter on one of our Colgate 26' sailboats.
We look forward to having you join us at our classroom facility and on the water in our wide array of sailing vessels.
Check out our Calendar to see when the next classes begin.
*NEW* INTRODUCTION TO SAILING PROGRAM
Price: $159.00 Length: 3 hours Prerequisite: none
General Description: This hands-on lesson will teach you basic sailing terminology, rigging techniques, and basic sailing maneuvers aboard one of our outstanding training vessels. This program is a great way to be introduced into the enjoyment, relaxation, and adventure of sailing! Please note that this course is not an American Sailing Association Certification.
BASIC KEELBOAT (ASA 101)
Price: $297.00 ($39.00 certification fee) Length: 2 days Prerequisite: none
General Description: Able to sail a boat of about 20 to 30 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. A preparatory Standard with auxiliary power or navigation skills required.
BASIC COASTAL CRUISING (ASA 103)
Price: $397.00 Length: 2 days Prerequisite: ASA 101
General Description: Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20 to 30 feet in length in moderate winds and sea conditions.
BAREBOAT CHARTERING (ASA104)
Price: $ 457.00 Length: 2 days, 2 overnight, live aboard class Prerequisite: ASA 101& 103
General Description: An advanced cruising Standard for those with some cruising experience. The individual can act as skipper or crew of a 30-50 foot boat sailing by day in coastal waters. Includes instruction on boat systems and maintenance procedures.
COMBO COURSE (ASA 103 & 104)
Price: $ 778.00 Length: 3 days and 3 nights, live aboard class Prerequisite: ASA 101
General Description: Courses 103 and 104 are combined into a 3 day, 3 night live aboard adventure.
COASTAL NAVIGATION (ASA 105)
Price: $ 379.00 Length: 2 classroom days Prerequisite: none
General Description: Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. There is no Sailing Skills part to the Standard and practical application of this sailing knowledge is found in the Advanced Coastal Cruising Standard.
ADVANCED COASTAL CRUISING (ASA 106)
Price: $797.00 Length: 3 days and 2 nights, live aboard class
Prerequisites: ASA 101, 103, 104, & 105
General Description: Able to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length. This is a day and nighttime Standard in coastal and inland water, in any weather.
CRUISING CATAMARAN SAILING (ASA 114)
Price: $597.00 Length: 2 days Prerequisite: ASA 101, 103, & 104
General Description: An advanced cruising standard for individuals with cruising experience. Able to act as skipper and crew of a 30-50 foot multihull sailboat by day in coastal waters. The standard includes those skills unique to a 30-50 foot multi hull.
*NEW* BASIC CELESTIAL ENDORSEMENT (ASA 117)
Price: $298.00 Length: 2 days Prerequisite: ASA 101
General Description: Understand and demonstrate the use of a sextant and Nautical Almanac to determine one's position at sea when out of sight of land. Students will learn to calculate their latitude by sighting the Sun or Polaris and determine longitude using equal Sun heights around Noon.
*NEW* DOCKING ENDORSEMENT (ASA 118)
Price: $ 349.00 Length: 2 days Prerequisite: ASA 101
General Description: This course further develops basic docking skills, developing techniques for handling single engine sailboats in tight quarters as well as methods of securing sailboats to docks in a variety of conditions.
CELESTIAL NAVIGATION STANDARD (ASA 107)
Price: $397.00 Length: 2 days Prerequisite: none (105, 117 recommended)
General Description: Able to demonstrate the Celestial Navigation theory required to safely navigate a sailboat on an offshore passage. The practical application is conducted in the offshore Passage making Standard.
OFFSHORE PASSAGE MAKING STANDARD (ASA 108)
Price: call for pricing Prerequisites: ASA 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, & 107
General Description: Able to safely act as skipper or crew on offshore passages requiring celestial navigation.
Note: ASA 107 and ASA 108 may be combined into a second combo course.
Listed price does not include additional $39.oo American Sailing Association certification fee required for ASA 101-Basic Keelboat.
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