New Bern, North Carolina

Latitude 35° 03.173'N Longitude 076° 57.855'W

Latitude 35.7126°  Longitude N, 79.0363° W

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ASA 110: Day One

Downtown New Bern, Union Park

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

Northwest Creek Marina -  New Bern, NC

DAYS: Three

STUDENTS: Four (max) / Two (min)

Free Onboard Lodging when Available


$495.00  (No Certification)

$545.00 (Includes ASA Certification)

Something New for 2019 - ASA 110/101 Combo

Florence in New Bern and Northwest Creek Marina

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ASA 101: Days One & Two

Northwest Creek Marina, New Bern

General Description: 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.


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This course includes 4-6 hours of self-directed online ground school in order to reduce ground school and lecture time before heading out onto the water on the first day of class.

Online Ground School includes, parts of the boat, what makes a sailboat go, points of sail and basic maneuvers, aids to navigation, life jackets and other required safety equipment, crew over board maneuver and knots. includes reviews of each section and a required pre-test of the students knowledge before attending class.

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