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ASA Sailing Courses

Introduction to Sailing Course

2 day course, on the water each day, designed to introduce students who have no prior experience. This class instructs and evaluates students in the following:

  • Sail theory
  • Important knots
  • Basic parts of a sailboat
  • Points of sail
  • Basic sailing maneuvers

*Students must complete the 2 day Introduction to Sailing Course or get special permission from a Sail Monterey Instructor before enrolling in ASA 101 Basic Keel-boat Sailing.

2 student minimum classes. We do not cancel classes for low signups! There is a 30% extra charge for single student classes.

$300 per student | 4 students | Classes never canceled for low signups!

ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Course

2 day course designed to train students to proficiently sail a 22 foot Catalina Capri in light to moderate sea and wind conditions. This class instructs and evaluates students in the following:

  • Acting as competent skipper and crew
  • Important knots
  • All parts of a sailboat
  • Points of sail
  • Maneuvers: tacking, jibing, heaving to, reefing, man overboard

Day 1 – Practice and lectures

Day 2 – Written test and practical test

*Students must complete the 2 day Introduction to Sailing Course or get special permission from a Sail Monterey Instructor before enrolling in this class.

2 student minimum classes. We do not cancel classes for low signups! There is a 30% extra charge for single student classes.

 

$400 per student | 4 students | Classes never canceled for low signups!

ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising Course

2 day course designed to introduce students to the basics of coastal cruising. This class takes place on a 34 foot Hunter 340. This class instructs and evaluates students in the following:

  • Basic navigation and chart reading
  • Anchoring
  • Parts of a sailboat
  • Sail trim
  • Proper use of an inboard diesel engine
  • AC and DC systems 
  • Maneuvers: tacking, jibing, heaving to, reefing, man overboard

Day 1 – Practice and lectures

Day 2 – Written test and practical test

*Students must complete the 2 day ASA 101 Course or get special permission from a Sail Monterey Instructor before enrolling in this class.

2 student minimum classes. We do not cancel classes for low signups! There is a 30% extra charge for single student classes.

 

$400 per student | 4 students | Classes never canceled for low signups!

ASA 104 Bareboat Chartering Course

2 day course designed to introduce students to bareboat cruising. This class takes place on a 34 foot Hunter 340. This class instructs and evaluates students in the following:

  • Navigation rules
  • Cruise Planning 
  • Reefing
  • Steering a compass course
  • Crew overboard and recovery
  • Electronic Instrumentation and Navigation
  • Anchoring and Mooring
  • Heaving to
  • Docking in unfamiliar places

Day 1 – Lecture and Sail to Stillwater Cove in Carmel Bay

Day 2 – Written test and practical test sailing to Moss Landing

*Students must complete the 2 day ASA 103 Course or get special permission from a Sail Monterey Instructor before enrolling in this class.

2 student minimum classes. We do not cancel classes for low signups! There is a 30% extra charge for single student classes.

$600 per student | 4 students | Classes never canceled for low signups!

Sailing Lessons

If you would like to learn how to sail, it would be our honor to teach you. Our captains all share a love for the sea and a passion for sharing it with others. If you have always dreamed of learning to sail, call us and we can make that dream a reality. Call our office for more information (831) 372-7245

Private Basic Lessons

Students: 1 – 4

Boat: Catalina Capri 22

Duration: Two Hour Minimum 

Price: $45/hour per student

Private Advanced Lessons

Students: 1 – 6

Boat: Hunter 340

Duration: Any 

Price: $185/hour