Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104)
Prerequisites: ASA 101 and ASA 103 Certification and some skippering experience.
Description: This is a 4 day class that is held Saturday and Sunday for two weekends and is designed to qualify students to skipper boats 30 to 50 ft. It includes: Familiarization with ships systems, inboard diesel engine, on board plumbing, 12 volt electrical systems, VHF radio, use of propane stove, motoring and docking, towing a dinghy, anchoring, safety equipment, skipper / crew responsibilities, person overboard drills, downwind sailing, sailing a compass course, destination sail with an overnight stay onboard, living afloat, safety, teamwork and more. With this course you will learn to sail, motor, and dock and operate larger boats. The classes are held entirely on the boat. Upon successful completion you’ll receive ASA certification for Bareboat Chartering.