Keelboat - ASA Course 101
Northern Breezes Sailing School and Aquarius Sail of Wisconsin are together offering you a terrific Learn to Sail Program with the combination of the finest school and sailboats located, just minutes west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on beautiful Pewaukee Lake. Basic Keelboat is taught by ASA-certified instructors at Aquarius Sail of Wisconsin on Pewaukee Lake. Qualified graduates will become charter certified for day sailing on keelboats.
This is a four-session, 12-hour course taught by Northern Breezes Sailing School instructors certified by the American Sailing Association (ASA). Classes meet evenings or weekends for three-hour sessions. Classes are limited to three students with each student getting a minimum of 45 minutes controlling the boat each session. The remainder is crew training and seminar. Each session starts with a briefing on the day's lesson and getting underway and ends with docking and securing the boat. Each student will receive the book and videotape, Sailing Fundamentals, prior to the start of class, upon registration. Course fee: $449.00.
Day 1: Getting Underway, Tacking, Points of Sail, Boat Balance, Sail Trim, Docking, Securing the Boat
Day 2: Review, Tacking & Jibing, Sail Trim, Helming, Points of Sail, Helm Time
Day 3: Review, Controlling Angle of Heel, Heaving to, Reefing, Helm Time
Day 4: Review, Crew Overboard Drill, Solo Checkout, Written Exam
Classes are cancelled and rescheduled during storm advisory or rain days. A Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card, and ASA logbook with Basic Keelboat seal will be issued upon completion. Graduates will also receive National Safe Boating certification approved by NASBLA and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Call Aquarius Sail of Wisconsin at 262-691-3794 with questions.
We are flexible. If you would like day classes, private lessons (extra fee), etc. Please call 262-691-374