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5 - Day Basic Coastal Cruising or
101 & 103

Students will learn to responsibly skipper and crew an auxiliary powered cruising sailboat during daylight hours within sight of land in moderate wind conditions.
This Private Live Aboard Class is taught aboard our Catalina 30' or Irwin 34 Offered all year on demand based on your travel plans.

5 Days and 4 Nights…Privately Living aboard at our Dock

Additional Nights Aboard are $150
Check in 3PM - 5PM  Check out by 10AM

 With no prior Sailing Experience you’ll learn all about…

  • Sailing Terminology & Knots
  • Onboard Safety Gear
  • Rigging the Boat
  • Assessing the Wind Speed & Direction
  • Tacking & Gybing
  • Helming
  • Analyzing Sail Shape & Trim
  • Securing to a Mooring
    While under Sail & Power
  • Various Anchor Types & Uses
  • Maneuvering in Confined Areas
    While under Sail or Power
  • Man Overboard Recovery Techniques
  • Sailing in a Small Craft Advisory
  • Several Reefing Techniques
  • The “Heaving To” Maneuver
  • Rules of the Road
  • Distress Signals
  • Navigation Aids, Charts & Symbols
  • VHF radio Procedure
  • Single Handed Sailing Techniques

As much as 36 hours on the water…SAILING!  9AM - 4PM
2 -3 Hours in the Classroom…for the 2 Written Exams
Basic Keelboat & Cruising 101 & 103 Certifications
Linens & Towels are provided…Provisions are not included
.

This is a Private… 5 Day & 4 Night Live Aboard Sailing Class

Day 5 includes a Solo Sailing Adventure!

$2199 per person     Couples are… $2499 for 2 people

Persons Aboard

Please call 305-619-0140 for information or

email: gdub@sailflkeys.com