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ASA 103 & 104 Basic Coastal Cruising & Bareboat Charter Certification

At Northern Breeezes Sailing School, we combine these two courses into a four day, live aboard class.  our customers like this because four days provides for a more effective learning environment.  It also gives us greater flexibility to deal with unfavorable weather conditions.  Our  customers like it as it seems like a more relaxing environment and they spend less time traveling to our locations

Course Outline

Day 1: Boat systems, battery, electrical, engine, prop walk, tacks & jibes and docking.

Day 2: Rules of the road, sound signals, buoys, lights, VHF, cruising tips, docking, anchoring and written exam.

Day 3: Sail trim, crew overboard, reefing, heaving to, navigation and chart   problem.

Day 4: Navigation, safety systems, heavy weather sailing and written exam


What to Bring

Bring clothing for all weather conditions, sleeping bag, towel, navigation instruments, foul weather gear.

Lunches are provided.  Students are responsible for breakfast and dinner except that Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast is furnished while anchored in a neighboring harbor.

Course Fees and Payment

The  fee for the course is $995, including materials and sleep aboard.  We offer a $99 discount for two people registering together and sharing materials.  There is a 50% deposit at time of registration with the balance due at time of boarding.  We give 100% refund if you canel with notice of at least seven days prior to the start of class.  We give a 50% refund if you cancel with at least four days advance notice.  There is no refund if you cancel with less than four days notice.

2019 Course Dates

June 27-30

July 18-21

Aug 1-4

Sept 12-15

If these dates don't work for you, please give us a call at 231-425-0305 and we'll do our best to accomodate you.