July 24, 2016

ASA-104 – Bareboat Chartering

American Sailing Association course

Prequisite Certifications: ASA-101, ASA-103

Experience Level: “I’m a confident day sailor and ready to learn how to liveaboard on a cruising boat!”

ASA 104 – Bareboat Chartering prepares sailors to get the most out of their sailing experience, by allowing them to confidently charter and crew yachts themselves all around the world. This course teaches navigation, boat systems, diesel engine checks, advanced crew overboard techniques, emergency procedures under sail, reefing, double anchoring, finer points of sail trim, cooking meals onboard, general liveaboard skills as well as docking practice. ASA-104 includes the textbook Bareboat Cruising Made Easy. This course includes all meals.

ASA-104 Certification will serve as your European boat license, which is required to sail any vessel in many foreign countries, including Mediterranean and Caribbean ports.

ASA-104 Only: $459 for individuals, $899 for a pair, or $1339 for three people. Includes the ASA-104 textbook and all meals. This is a sleep-aboard course.

ASA-103 & 104 Combination: $899 for individuals, $1779  for a pair, or $2659 for three people. Includes ASA-103 and ASA-104 textbooks, all breakfasts and lunches, and Saturday dinner onboard. This is a sleep-aboard course.

We begin by boarding our boat in Bayfield, Wisconsin on Lake Superior.

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Lake Superior

Class Date
ASA 104 June 8-9.   Board June 7th after 7pm.   (This may be combined with ASA-103 on St. Croix River June 6-7.)
ASA 103 & 104 June 20-23.   Board June 19th after 7pm.
ASA 103 & 104 July 11-14.   Board July 10th after 7pm     SOLD OUT.     Call to join wait list.
ASA 103 & 104 Aug 1-4.   Board July 31st after 7pm
ASA 104 Aug 3-4.   Board August 2nd after 7pm.
ASA 103 & 104 Aug 8-11.   Board Aug 7th after 7pm
ASA 104 Aug 10-11.   Board August 9th after 7pm.
ASA 103 & 104 Sept 5-8.   Board Sept 74th after 7pm