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Bareboat Cruising CourseCruising Course - $1495

This course will prepare you for a Cruising 30 or Cruising 35 membership or for bareboat chartering in waters like the Virgin Islands. Two evening sessions cover the mechanical and electrical systems of a full-size cruising boat, the navigation required for day and night sailing in coastal waters, and docking under power. The full weekend sail teaches all the fundamental skills needed to charter and cruise successfully, including entering unfamiliar harbors, anchoring, sail handling, dinghy use and more. Fees include food and drink.

Taught on: C&C 38

Prerequisite: Advanced Course or equivalent experience.

Text Book: ASA Bareboat Cruising Made Easy

Certification: ASA Bareboat Cruising

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The Cruising Course meets on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00pm for classroom and onboard instruction. Cruise leaves on Friday evening and returns Sunday evening.

If the course you want is full, call the office to be added to the waitlist.