Bareboat Chartering (BBC - ASA 104)
- Basic Coastal Cruising - ASA 103
- Completion of the Basic Coastal Cruising practice exercises
Schedule & Crew
This is a three-day course, 9am to 5pm the first day and 9am the second day until 5pm the third day (an over-night stay), with three students and one instructor aboard.
Learn additional requirements for coastal cruising of auxiliary sailing
yachts during daylight hours and earn Bareboat Chartering Certification. Subjects
include cruise planning, living aboard, basic weather forecasting, Rules
of the Road, boating etiquette, safety equipment, chart reading and use,
extensive practice of on board skills, and much more.
Students successfully completing this course can receive ASA 104 certification
and will have the skills necessary to independently coastal cruise boats
in our Gold Fleet. You will live aboard during the course.
Texts and materials provided include Cruising Fundamentals by
Review the complete ASA course description with a knowledge and skills list.
What Boats are Used
In this class, you will sail a Gold Fleet boat.
When You Complete this Course
After successfully completing and passing the Bareboat Chartering
course, you will be authorized to sail anywhere on the Bay (east of
the Golden Gate Bridge) or Delta.
You may also begin checking out on the larger size boats as your experience