ASA Level 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.
There are 3 to 6 students per class
Age: for all adults (16-18 years with the signature of a parent or guardian)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASA 101: Basic Keelboat Sailing
Acquired skills: Skipper a 25′ – 31′ sailboat with auxiliary power / diesel inboard in near shore, coastal waters and good weather with moderate winds and sea conditions. Cruise safely in local and regional waters up and down the coast as both skipper and crew
Acquire CONFIDENCE through our 100% hands-on training program: You will be at the helm, and handling sails, lines, and winches, on your very first lesson.
Earn ASA Certifications: Basic Coastal Cruising ( ASA 103)
Accommodation: Maritime zone: Istria Course duration: 4 days
08:30 – introduction to the program
10:15 – departure
13:00 – Lunch break (anchoring)
14:00 – navigation
17:00 – return to the marina and reorganizing ship
We teach the American Sailing Association curriculum which is the definitive standard of safety and seamanship worldwide.
Our course is designed to prepare the student to successfully challenge the certification standards for that particular skill level. Most of our students are able to pass the ASA practical skill requirements during course time. Some students, however, require an additional Review Course or two before they are ready to challenge the Practical Checkout.
Those with previous boating experience can pick up the fundamentals more quickly than those without previous experience.
This course prepares students for the
ASA Level 104 · BBC BAREBOAT CHARTERING
- Roller Furling
- Navigation rules
- Cruise Planning
- Emergency Tiller Use
- Steering a Compass Course
- Crew Overboard Recovery
- Sailing in Reduced Visibility ·
- Electronic Instrumentation
- Emergency Procedures
- Marine Stove Use
- Coastal Navigation
- Heaving to
- Anchoring and Mooring
- Docking Review
DATES – PRICES
To make it more convenient for our student and to enable them to learn more and to have more practice we offer 4 days of ASA 101 course in combination with 4 days of ASA 103 course for candidates who successfully pass the ASA 101 certification exam. In the case that the student did not pass 101 certification exam we use additional 4 days to go over the topics that need further reinforcement.
Basic Keel Boat (ASA 101) 4 days
Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103) 4 days
1.650 € Per Person / 2.250 € own cabin
Included in the price:
- Full time ASA Instructor
- All course materials, books, log books, examination fees and ASA registration for a year.
- 8 days of hands on sailing
- Sailing Boat with all sailing and safety equipment
- Bottled water, soft drinks, juices during the day,
- All Fuel costs during your course
- Harbor fees, marina fees, local taxes, yacht insurance
- Cleaning fee
What to wear:
We’d recommend wearing soft-soled, comfortable shoes, a warm jacket, Layered clothing is the best way to dress. You can store an extra jacket or sweater in the boat’s cabin.Rain jacket, tight pants (mostly in winter sailing), sailing gloves, double shoes, T-shirts and long-sleeved, short and long pants, sunscreen to protect from the sun – a high factor, hat head, towels and more personal hygiene, bathing.
Arrival: Saturday till 18:00
Start: Sunday morning
Completion: Sunday evening