Coconut Grove Sailing School: Miami, Florida Sailing school

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ASA Certified Classes

One-on-One Lessons Available

Group Lessons Available

No Previous Experience Necessary

ASA 103: Coastal Cruising

Prerequisites: Basic Sailing (ASA 101) certification and the ability to demonstrate competencies in all knowledge and skill elements of that standard.

Pre-study is vital to the success of your course. There will be two tests for this course, one written and one skills. Please study the material outlined below so that you will be prepared at the time of your course and will be able to concentrate on the principles taught by the instructor.

In this course you'll learn: 

To skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions. 

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 "Skills" portion will be taught on the boat. 

Click here for a downloadable PDF of Full Class Details 

  • Cruising Sailboat Terminology
  • Safety Equipment & Procedures
  • Navigation & Weather
  • Sail Plan
  • Seamanship
  • Emergencies
  • Under Power
  • Under Sail
  • Knots

Coconut Grove Sailing School in Miami services the needs of Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, South Miami.

Coconut Grove Sailing School
3400 Pan American Dr. Pier 1
Miami, FL 33133


ASA 103: Coastal Cruising