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Your dream of sailing can easily become a reality.  The Sailboat Club is an accredited training facility of the American Sailing Association (ASA) and offers instruction to fit any schedule.

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Basic Keelboat Sailing (BKB101)


Able to sail a boat of about 20 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. A preparatory Standard with no auxiliary power or navigation skills required.

Basic Coastal Cruising (BCC103)

Basic Keelboat Sailing Certificate

Able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20 to 30 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions.

Bareboat Chartering (BBC104)

Basic Coastal Cruising Certification

An advanced cruising standard for individuals with cruising experience. The individual can act as Skipper or Crew of a 30-50 foot boat sailing by day in coastal waters. The standard includes knowledge of boat systems and maintenance procedures.

Coastal Navigation


Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. There is no Sailing Skills part to this Standard and practical application of this sailing knowledge is found in the Advanced Coastal Cruising Standard.


Get Your Captain's License

Qualified sailors who graduate from our Instructor Qualification Clinic, and become certified by the American Sailing Association, are elegible for a U.S. Coast Guard license.  Contact Cap'n Don for details.