General Description: Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 28'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.


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Number of Students:
Max - 4
Min - 2

Carolina Mainsheet School of Sailing - 2018 Courses

$525

General Description: Learn the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a theory course only, there is no sailing involved.  The student will demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. No sailing skills are included in this standard. This course includes topics on compass corrections, chart reading, course plots, fixes and bearings, current and tide calculations, navigation corrections for leeway and current and GPS applications. A great course for Power Boaters and sailors as well. Prepares ASA sailors for ASA 105.


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Number of Students:
Max - 6
Min - 2

General Description: Continuing - Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keel boat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.


A Two day course offered:

Saturday-Sunday in New Bern



Prerequisite: ASA 110


Number of Students:

Max - 4

​Min - 2

$395

​Certificates

(Includes Test Materials and Charts)

 Advanced Courses: Most Challenging

Part Two: $275  Two Days 

ASA 105 Review and Test

ASA 104 Bare Boat Cruising


A Three Day Live Aboard Course:

​Wednesday-Thursday-Friday

​New Bern


Prerequisite:

ASA 103


(Requires Books and Navigation Tools)

Basic Courses:  Most Popular

General Description: Learn to sail a 19' centerboard or multi-hull sailboat in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, sail trim, points of sail, crew responsibilities, seamanship and safety including capsize recovery and navigation rules to avoid collisions.


Meals and Drinks not included


A Two day course offered:

Saturday - Sunday on Jordan Lake


Prerequisite: None


Number of Students:

Max - 4

Min -

General Description: Beginner - Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keel boat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.


A Three day course offered:

Friday-Sunday in New Bern



​Prerequisite: ASA 110


Number of Students:

Max - 4

Min - 2

Gift

Gift

ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising


A Three Day: Live Aboard Course:

Friday-Saturday-Suday

​New Bern


Recommended Prerequisite:

ASA 101


Part One:$275  Two Days

Power Boaters and Sailors

$595

Since 2006

General Description: Learn basic docking skills for sail boats with single inboard or outboard engines. Discover the basic theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock sail boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury​.


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Number of Students:
Max - 4
Min - 2

General Description: Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keel boat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.


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Number of Students:

Max - 4

Min - 2

​Certificates

$275

Carolina Mainsheet School of Sailing an Affiliate Member

ASA 118 Docking Endorsement


A One Day Course:

​Friday

​New Bern


Prerequisite: ASA 101, ASA 103


Coastal Navigation and ASA 105


Two Courses:

Classroom: 2 Days   

​Saturday-Sunday

​New Bern


Prerequisite: None