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Coastal Passage Making - $1785

Melissa entering Nantucket ChannelLearn the skills required for making longer passages in coastal waters. This 5-day sail aboard the C&C 38 (typically to Nantucket and returning outside Cape Cod) teaches advanced navigation and seamanship in the challenging waters of Buzzards Bay and the Atlantic.

Course includes GPS, diesel engine trouble-shooting, day and night watches, nighttime landfalls and heavy weather skills. Throughout, we encourage high levels of responsibility and decision-making. Graduates will be prepared for a Cruising 40 membership, chartering worldwide or sailing their own large yacht in most conditions.

Prerequisite: Cruising Course or equivalent experience.

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This couse consists of a 5 day cruise. Students meet at 10:00am on the first day and head for the Cape based on the current in the canal. Course ends on the afternoon of the last day.