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ASA 101 – Basic Keelboat Learn To Sail With Our Flexible Scheduling

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

American Sailing Association First 22
built by Beneteau

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 for you ASA 101 Course

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING – Book our lessons by the day on the weekends that fit your calendar.  Weekdays better? Book private or semi-private lessons.

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: