american sailing association sailing school croatia
We are proud to be the only Croatian accredited center for American Sailing Association training program. The American Sailing Association provides standards for progressive sailing certification programs.
With sailing schools worldwide and 486,500 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of schools in the United States.
The ASA courses we teach in Croatia are following:
Basic Keel Boat (ASA 101)
Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104)
Successful Candidates who receive certifications in ASA 101, 103 and 104 are further able to apply for the International Proficiency Certificate.
Most charter companies accept this certificate as adequate proof of bareboat skipper proficiency.
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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
Learn to skipper a 20′ – 27′ sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25′-35′ keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30′-45′ sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.