Learn the basics in this ASA sailing course in Buffalo, New York! Our team will prep you with all you need to start your sailing journey. Let’s get started! Book online today.
Must Have a Basic Keelboat Sailing Certificate
➤ Friday – (5:30pm – 7:30pm)
➤ Saturday – (9:00am – 4:00pm)
➤ Sunday – (9:00am – 4:00pm)
➤ Skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (inboard or outboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet length by day in moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.
➤ Gain knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather interpretation, safety, and seamanship
The American Sailing Association has adopted two separate Progressive Sailing Certification Programs: a seven-stage Keelboat Sailing Certification Program and a two-stage Small Boat Sailing Program. The text above are the general descriptions or summaries of these Standards. Candidates must have attained the stated prerequisites before they may “Challenge” or take the required ASA examination.
After taking this course, you’ll be able to cruise safely in local and regional waters in Buffalo, NY as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20 to 30 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions.
➤ 21 days notice 100%
➤ 14 days notice 50%