Price: $1250 (Dates are posted on the site)
1 on 1 instruction available
Price includes all class material, live-aboard privileges, breakfast’s and dinner’s onboard.
After completing your Basic Keel Boat 101 class and learning how to sail, like most of our students, you seek the skills to charter or skipper your own large sail boat. The freedom and adventure that calls you to this lifestyle is shared by all sailors new and old. All of our instructors are United Stated Coast Guard Licensed Captains and highly experienced ASA Certified Sailing Instructors. You will learn everything you need to know to safely charter your own sailboat anywhere in the world. You will learn advanced sailing techniques, sail power and trim control, charting, mooring, boat operations below deck, sailing in waves and current, weather forecasting, advanced safety and man overboard recovery, pre-voyage preparation and MORE.
Day 1: Learn about the boat inshore. take the boat out of her slip, get her sails up and practice maneuvering, anchor and dock like a pro,
Day 2: Provision the boat, chart your course, and prepare to sail that day 25 miles across the San Pedro Channel to Catalina Island to moor for the night.
Day 3: Take control of the boat and test your skills sailing from Catalina Island back to Long Beach using nautical charts and weather information.
Once you complete this 3 day course you will be certified to charter your own sailboat of up to 50 feet in most conditions day or night. PLUS, your certified to charter anywhere else in the world providing endless opportunity for adventure and relaxation.
Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements
Students may register for private 1 on 1 instruction
Course is taught aboard 36 ft sailboat or larger.
Course is 3 days and may sail from harbor to harbor along the coast depending on weather and sea conditions.
Price subject to change.