Basic Cruising (103)
Keelboat Class (ASA 103)
||$485 per person
||Sailors will learn to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 25 to 30 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions. Boats are wheel-steering with inboard engines. This class has an emphasis of operating a sailboat under auxiliary power, learning engine systems, fresh water systems, electrical, and head system. Sailing skills such as reefing, heaving-to, and crew-overboard drills are revisited, along with anchoring techniques. Basic Cruising is an on-the-water class held in 3 separate sessions which are conducted over two weekends or consecutive weekdays of instruction.
Class meets 10 AM to 6 PM.
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.