ASA 114 Catamaran Cruising Syllabus

ASA-114-Catamaran-Cruising

ASA 114 – Catamaran Cruising Syllabus

Pre-Course

  • Receive books and pre-course instructions
  • Prep for test

Day 1

  • 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

Day 2

  • 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
  • Swim?
  • 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

Cost Per Person Per Course = US $115

Cost Per Person Per Course = US $115

Cost Per Person Per Course = US $115

Cost Per Person Per Course = US $115

Cost Per Person Per Course = US $140

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