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Adv. Coastal/Catamaran - May 14-23

ASA 106 & 114 Certifications

  • Starts May 14
  • From 2,995 US dollars
  • British Virgin Islands

Class Description

Class Duration - 9 Days (Tuesday May 14 through Thursday May 23) on a Leopard 46 - a 46’, 4 cabin, 4 head sailing catamaran yacht. Location - Sailing out of Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands Itinerary / Possible Destinations - Salt Island - The Baths - Virgin Gorda - Leverick Bay - Virgin Gorda - Anegada Island - Cane Garden Bay - Diamond Cay - Jost Van Dyke - White Bay (Soggy Dollar Bar) - Jost Van Dyke - Soper’s Hole / West End - Norman Island Cost - Student - Shared Cabin - $3995* - Student - Single Occupancy Cabin - $6990* - Non-Certifying Spouse/Guest (sharing a cabin) - $2995* *A $1500 per person non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking via this website. Payment Process - After you have booked, you will receive two separate emailed invoices for 1/2 of the remaining balance each. - Invoice 1 is due upon receipt = 50% of the remaining balance - Invoice 2 is due by March 15 = Final Balance Written Exam - Can be taken by appointment after returning home Certifications - Completion of this class and passing the written exams will lead to earning the ASA 106 and ASA 114 Certifications Travel Options to Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) - Fly from US to San Juan, PR to Tortola, BVI via Terrance B. Lettsome (EIS) airport, take taxi to marina in Road Town. - Fly from US to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands and take the international ferry to Road Town, Tortola, BVI (approximately 1.5 hour ferry ride). Take taxi to marina. Class Topics Include: * Features, Performance, and Systems Unique to a Cruising Catamaran * Trip Planning * Vessel Inspection * Weather Seamanship * Navigation Planning * USCG Regulations * Sailing Theory * Practical Application * Emergency Procedures * Courtesies & Customs * Boat Systems * Maintenance Procedure * Engineering Safety at sea Prerequisites: ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising ASA 104 Intermediate Coastal Cruising ASA 105 Coastal Navigation Terms & Conditions - You are responsible for your arrangements and cost of travel and lodging to/from Tortola, BVI - A current international passport is necessary for travel to the BVI - You will be living on the boat from the time of departure to the time of disembarking - You will be sharing in the cost of boat provisions for the trip which are above the class cost


Cancellation Policy

The deposit is non-refundable. The remaining class fee is not refundable after March 15, 2024.


Contact Details

(214) 354-3638

sailntss@sbcglobal.net

300 Rush Creek Drive, Heath, Texas 75032, USA


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