Sailing School ASA 101

ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing

This three-day course is designed to provide maximum value through multiple technical sessions in our classroom specially designed for sailing instruction with the most advanced audio and visual equipment, interspersed with extensive on-the-water practices.

• Aero and hydro-dynamic principles

• Sailing concepts and terminology

• Boat controls and sailing preparation

• Crew rolls and responsibilities

• Casting off, jibing, tacking, wing on wing, by the lee

• Trimming the sails, steering with the sails

• Rules of the road, safety equipment, navigation aids

• Heavy weather, deck safety

• Distress processes and signals

• Towing and recovery

• Overboard, running aground

• Returning to shore under power and sail

• Docking, mooring, stowing sails

• Centerboard and Catamaran considerations

• Tying the knots

For more information or to register for this class, please email or call 573.552.8401, ext. 250.


Aug 15 2021


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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