AYC is offering the popular 4 day/ 3 night combined ASA 101, 103 and 104 course; spring and fall seasons. Your home study package is sent well in advance for your pre-class preparation. Course instruction begins with a half day classroom of 101 and progresses your assigned sailboat for "hands on" skills the balance of the day. Day two through four continue your training on your floating classroom for 103 & 104 certification aboard a 30-40' sailboat with 'hands on' skill building while focusing on weather, duties of skipper & crew, seamanship, boat handling under power & sail, docking, anchoring, safety, VHF usage, and more.
Prerequisite: Not for the novice. Basic Keel Boat Certificate or equivalent is recommended, but not required. Certification for each section must be passed before testing for the next certificate.
101 - Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20 to 30 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions.
103 - Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 32 to 40 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions.
104 - An advanced cruising Standard for individuals with cruising experience. The individual can act as skipper or crew of a 32 to 40 foot boat sailing by day in coastal waters. The Standard includes knowledge of boat systems and maintenance procedures.
All Classes begin promptly on THURSDAY at 9am
Course Fee: $1900.00 per person, plus $20 per ASA certificate, $39.00 ASA required fee.
Required Material: Sailing Made Easy, $29.95; Coastal Cruising Made Easy, $34.95; Bareboat Cruising Made Easy, $44.95 (plus S&H), plus study materials provided by AYC. Please have your study material completed prior to class to the very best of your ability.
Group Class Schedule: Bring a group of 3 or more students and we will make every effort to schedule class dates to meet your needs. Contact one of our friendly Charter Agents for details.
Graduate Perks: All students will immediately become eligible to receive a 5% discount off the Yacht Rate of their next charter within two years.
Cancellation Policy: We will be unable to offer refunds for any reason if cancellations occur within 45 days prior to class. For cancellations outside 45 days, 50% of the total amount will be forfeited.
AYC reserves the right to cancel or change a class due to minimum enrollment requirements. Prices subject to change without notice.