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
  • Students may register for private 1 on 1 instruction.  Please visit to purchase or download study materials.
  • 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)

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


Add on the one-day Cruising Catamaran 114 class below for only $675

One Day Cruising Catamaran 114 Class

spin picGo Sail Arizona now offers the one day Cruising Catamaran 114 class for those who have  already obtained their 101, 103, and 104 certifications.  If your signing up for our 3 day Catalina Island course, stay 1 more night aboard to spend the next day earning your catamaran certification.  This class will have you sailing fast and in comfort, but most importantly, safely and confidently. Your lesson will include: tacking and jibing, trim and performance, anchoring, heaving to, twin-screw maneuvering in close quarters, crew overboard, and MORE.

This certification will allow you to charter large sailing catamarans up to 45 feet on multiple day charters overnight in most conditions. Cost is $675 and includes:  class material, snacks, dinner on board, and one overnight on day of class to first come based on availability. Class begins at 10am and ends at 6pm.

Price: $675.00

Cruising Catamaran 114 (1 Day)

Private 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 with your family and friends.

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, and the best part is it’s PRIVATE, just you and your friends and family. 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 private 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
  • Private class dates are scheduled at time of reservation only and subject to boat availability
  • Food and water included
  • Private: You, your friends and family ONLY, with captain.
  • Certifying is not required to be a passenger on board
  • Visit to purchase or download course study materials

$9500 up to 4 crew/students (Private)
$10,000 up to 6 crew/ students (Private)

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

View More Classes:  
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.  Go Sail Arizona students receive 20% off 1/2 and full day sailboat rentals and don’t forget:  Your 4th sail is always free with stamp card.  These discounts are for Go Sail Arizona students only.