Mainsail Sailing School at Aquia
ASA 101 Beginning Keelboat Sailing
Beginning Keelboat Sailing
- Aquia Creek Road 432
ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 15 knots) and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Auxiliary power operation is not required. Its a 10 hour course that will teach you all the fundamentals of sailing. It has classroom and on the water components. The end result is that you should be able to competently sail a 20 to 30 ft boat single handed in light to moderate weather. Included is an ASA textbook, and logbook.
Aquia Creek Road 432, Stafford, VA 22554, USA