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ASA 101 – Learn To Sail – Basic Keelboat

ASA American Sailing Association

Launch Your Sailing Life And Learn To Sail with Basic Keelboat 101

Learn to sail on the new Beneteau  ASA 22 designed in conjunction with the ASA as the perfect training boat

American Sailing Association First 22 built by Beneteau sailing in Annapolis MD.

American Sailing Association First 22 built by Beneteau

The Basic Keelboat 101 (BK 101) gives you proficiency to skipper a 20′ – 27′ sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, boat parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, seamanship, and safety including basic navigation rules.

Our comprehensive BK 101 course consists of 4 days of training that includes both on the water time and classroom time. This is a 4-day course and all 4 must be completed for certification. You may sign up and schedule one, two or all four modules at once or book the individual modules as your schedule allows. Each module is offered at least one time a month. All classes include: