ASA 114 Catamaran Cruising Syllabus
ASA 114 – Catamaran Cruising Syllabus
- Receive books and pre-course instructions
- Prep for test
- Discuss course and differences of Catamaran.
- Review equipment, weather, calculations, etc.
- Review charts: plan arrival ETA to destination and distance
- Practice turning to headings and holding headings
- Review chart for harbor approach
- Discuss mooring and anchoring
- VHF operation
- Radio technique communicating
- Sail to lunch spot snorkel
- Sail to overnight mooring or anchor spot.
- Dinghy ashore
- Dinner ashore or aboard
- Check engine, battery status, water and holding tank
- Retrieve weather
- Off mooring or anchor
- Sailing drills
- Prep for written test
- Discuss boat systems: battery management, battery capacity, voltages, charger/inverter, propane, water tank, fuel- lift pump, cooling- thermostat, head and macerator, water management, waste/holding, etc. Show students all systems.
- Lunch aboard
- Up anchors and sail
- Heave-to and reef
- Practice MOB recovery
- Anchor or moor for the night
- Take written test, grade and discuss
- Dinner aboard or ashore
Cost Per Class
Please note: There is a one-time student fee that comes with log book. It is for new students only to ASA
Cost Per Person = US $45