$400 per person | 9:30am-4:30pm Saturday - Sunday
This course prepares the student to sail and cruise safely in local waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 30-34 feet during daylight hours in moderate to strong wind and sea conditions. You will build on the skills learned in the Basic Sailing & Seamanship course and acquire more advanced boat handling, safety and seamanship skills. This course prepares students for the Intermediate Coastal Cruising Course. This is day 3 & 4 of the eight day course.
•Maneuvering Under Power
•Docking and Tight-quarters
•Plumbing and Electrical Systems
•Diesel engine operation
•Managing Heel & Weather Helm
•Sail selection and shape
•Emergency Tiller Usage
•VHF Marine Radio Usage
•Safety Equipment Regulations
•Safety Gear Use
•Anchorages and anchoring
•Review points of sail
•Gybing and Tacking review
•Reading a Nautical Chart
•Rules of the Road
•Determining position and plotting course
•Heavy weather techniques
•Diesel Engine Operation and Troubleshooting
Format: Two consecutive days, 9:30am to 4:30pm with a 1/2 hour lunch break.
Prerequisite: Basic Sailing & Seamanship or special permission from Pacific Yachting Staff.
Optional Textbook: Coastal Cruising Made Easy, By ASA- $30.00 before tax.
Please Note: If you just want certification up to Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 103, you would need to also take the next course, Intermediate Coastal Cruising which is the second half of the practical requirement.
Pacific Sailing is an accredited American Sailing Association sailing school and yacht charter company with a fleet of 10 sailing yachts from 27-46 feet. We offer all levels of sailing instruction, Team Building Regattas, Skippered Charters, and Bareboat Charters.