4-Day Catamaran 103/104/114 Catalina Island

Take your sailing skills further earning 3 certifications while living aboard a large sailing catamaran for 4 days offshore.

Basic Coastal Cruising 103
Bareboat Cruising 104
Catamaran Cruising 114

This class will have you sailing fast and in comfort, but most importantly, safely and confidently.  Learn what it takes to be skipper a large sailing catamaran up to 45 ft. on coastal waters all while earning your 103, 104, and 114 certifications that will allow you to charter large cruising catamarans AND mono-hulls anywhere in the world.  For those who have their 101 and would like to earn their 103, 104, and 114 certifications, our 4 day live-aboard course/vacation aboard a large beautiful catamaran will teach you all there is to know.  We provide the boat, food, captain/instructor. All you need to do is call in sick for a few days and meet us in Long Beach!

Your Lesson will include:  tacking and jibing, trim and performance, anchoring, heaving to, twin screw maneuvering in close quarters, crew overboard, coastal navigation, weather prediction,  and MORE. see course standards

Please call us at 602-882-4398 to schedule your class.

GSA skippers are Professional ASA Sailing Instructors and Licensed USCG Captains.

This course is taught by Captain Clint Sutter, awarded ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year 2017.

  • 101 certification required
  • Class dates are scheduled at time of reservation only and subject to boat availability
  • Food and water included
  • Certifying is not required to be a passenger on board
  • Visit ASA.com to purchase or download course study materials

$3200 per cabin double occupancy. Price is per cabin for up to 2 students.
$1900 for single berth
(less private but very comfy for 1 student – PLEASE CALL (602) 882-4398 TO BOOK.)

Cruising Catamaran 103/104/114
Combo Catalina Island (4day)

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103/104 Coastal Combo
103/104/114 Cruising Catamaran Combo
114 Cruising Catamaran
105 Navigation
Docking Clinic
Class Schedule

Please call 602-882-4398 if you have any questions /)/)/)

Why Go Sail Arizona?

Captain Clint is a Licensed Captain (USCG 100 Ton Master) and certified ASA sailing instructor (101, 103, 104, 105 and 114).  Captain Clint was also awarded ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year 2017 and continues to lead the way in both instruction and skill.

Advanced 103/104 Catalina “Mono” (3 Day)

Sailing in the tropics

Catalina Island 3 Day Live-Aboard

1 on 1 instruction available

Price includes live-aboard privileges, breakfast’s and dinner’s onboard and certifications.

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.

Various routes to Catalina islandDay 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
  • 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.
  • Couples discount= $300 (shared cabin and bed)
  • Please visit ASA.com to purchase or download study materials.

Price: $1550 (Dates are posted on the site)