Coastal Navigation Standard (ASA 105)

PREREQUISITE: None
COST: $310 for one weekend class; $410 for the two weekend class.
DESCRIPTION: Sailors must demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This course teaches the skills that are essential to all mariners. The class is taught over a 2 or 4 day period (one or two weekends) and is offered several times a year. The package includes the official ASA Coastal Navigation Workbooks, DVD, and student training chart. American Sailing Association Certification for the 105 standard is achieved with the completion of this course.

Some of the navigation skills you will learn are:

  • Navigation, Piloting and Charts
  • Reading Nautical Charts
  • Dead Reckoning Navigation
  • Bearings and Fixes
  • Correcting Your Course for Current and Leeway
  • Tides and Tidal Currents
  • Fog Navigation

To sign up for this class or talk to us please contact us for more information.

Cancellation Policy; A full class credit will be issued to you if for any reason you must cancel your sailing class or charter ten days before start of class or charter. Credit is good for one year after the first date of enrollment. Credits are transferable to friends or family members. If cancelling within ten days of start of class or charter there are no refunds, unless you have purchased the refund insurance described below. Cancellations due to weather will be given a credit. Cash refunds are granted if you purchased Refund Insurance (see below). Special Note: for Basic Coastal Navigation class (ASA 105), there is no credit extended if you cancel. You may receive a refund if you purchased the refund insurance.

Refund Insurance; Unexpected events sometimes arise and force us to change our plans. Sailing Ventures offers our sailing students Refund Insurance for $45 per class and per student--due at the time of enrollment. Refund Insurance entitles you to a full refund of class tuition should you cancel your enrollment more than ten days prior to the start of your class. If you cancel within ten days of the start of your class, you will receive a full credit of your tuition valid for one year from your original class date. Credit is transferable to friends and family members, and is good for all Sailing Ventures classes.


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