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Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)

Students learn to sail a boat of about 20 feet in length in moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. No prior experience is required to take this class. Our week-end public ASA Basic Keelboat course is limited to 4 people so you get plenty of personal...

Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)

Students learn to sail a boat of about 20 feet in length in moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. No prior experience is required to take this class.

Our week-end public ASA Basic Keelboat course is limited to 4 people so you get plenty of personal instruction. The course combines classroom and on the water instruction. When you complete Basic Keelboat certification, you will have enough practical experience to skipper a sailboat of about 22′ in light to moderate winds.

Private Lessons are available for a cost of $400 per 3 hours of instruction. Private Lessons accommodate up to 4 people. Book one for some dedicated time with an instructor, or get a group together and split the rate!  Click to schedule your private lesson

All Reservations: 504-283-2507  Reception@MurrayYachtSales.com

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received at noon, three days prior to a lesson; failure to timely cancel results in forfeiture of fee. Should we have to postpone or cancel, your captain will notify you via the contact information that you provided. Please contact our office on the next business day to reschedule.

Lessons Confirmations are sent by email and include directions to your lesson.

How to prepare: There is the occasional splash or drizzle, but we don’t teach in heavy rain or lightning. Get ready to have a good time!

What to wear: Comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather. Sunscreen is recommended. Non-marking soled shoes are appreciated, but not required.

Lessons make great gifts! Gift Certificates are available.

All of our instructor-captains are USCG-licensed and ASA-certified

SailTime supports the national recreational boating education standards as recognized by the United States Coast Guard.

 

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