3 Day Learn to Sail Vacations

Course Options

3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 101
3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 103
3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 104/114

Course Details

3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 101:

$2200
-Spend three days and two nights (optional 3rd night) aboard a Hunter 36 sailboat.
-ASA 101 certificate for two students over 18 years of age.
-Prerequisite: None
-Additional Students: Additional ASA certifications for persons over age 18: $150.00 p/person

3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 103:

$2050
-Spend three days and two nights (optional 3rd night) aboard a Hunter 36 sailboat.
-ASA 103 certificate for two students over 18 years of age.
-Prerequisite: ASA 101
-Additional Students: Additional ASA certifications for persons over age 18: $100.00 p/person

3 Day Live-Aboard, ASA 104/114

$4000
-Spend 3 days and 2 nights aboard a beautiful Lagoon Catamaran sailing to Catalina Island.
-ASA 104 and ASA 114 certifications for two students over 18 years of age.
-Prerequisite: ASA 101, ASA 103
-Additional Students: Two additional ASA certifications for persons over age 18: $200.00 p/person

Scheduling

For all courses, we will arrange a private course that works with your schedule.

What’s included

-ASA textbooks, materials, and one year ASA membership
-Fuel, insurance, and cleaning after your stay
-Complimentary airport pick-up/drop-off service to John Wayne International Airport
-Towels, linens, duvet, and pillows for up to four people
-Fully equipped galley (refrigerator, sink, propane oven/stove, microwave, pots/pans, dishes, silverware, cooking utensils, glasses and cups)
-Boats outfitted with top of the line propane BBQ, flat screen TV, DVD, CD player, and stereo
-Hot water in sinks, shower, and transom shower
-Top-of-the-line cruising sailboat comforts of roller furling mainsail and jib, asymmetrical spinner in sock, dodger and bimini, anchor windlass, autopilot, radar, color chart plotter, GPS, folding wheel and much more.

Day 1: Arrive in Newport Beach, CA.  Complimentary pick up from John Wayne International Airport or meet at our offices.  Drive down to your live aboard yacht to stow your belongings.   Participate in boat orientation.  Buy provisions for your stay.  Begin the ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Course with your private captain.  Wrap up the day at approximately 5PM.  Evening on your own.  Walk to one of the many fine restaurants in Newport Beach or BBQ/cook on board.

Day 2: Enjoy leisurely breakfast aboard boat.  Go for a walk or run, or relax.  Captain will meet aboard your boat at the time convenient for you.  Continue ASA 101 Basic Keelboat training for a four hour block of time.  Evening on your own.

Day 3: In the morning, take ASA 101 written test aboard your vessel.  Captain will grade and review any missed questions with you.  A grade of 80% is passing.  Complete on the water portion of ASA 101 test–go for a sail and demonstrate your skills to the captain.  Enjoy your new sailing skills while sailing past the beautiful waterfront homes, mega yachts, and sea lion colonies.  Take the boat to a water front restaurant for lunch, go kayaking, or ride beach cruisers around Newport Harbor and the islands.  Pack up belongings.  Depart boat at 5pm.  (Optional 3rd night live-aboard without captain available.)

Day 1: Arrive in Newport Beach, CA.  Complimentary pick up from John Wayne International Airport or meet at our offices.  Drive down to your live aboard yacht to stow your belongings.   Participate in boat orientation.  Buy provisions for your stay. Begin the ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising Course with private captain.  Wrap up the day at approximately 5PM.  Evening on your own.  Walk to one of the many fine restaurants in Newport Beach or BBQ/cook on board.

Day 2: Enjoy leisurely breakfast aboard boat.  Go for a walk or run, or relax.  Captain will meet aboard your boat at the time convenient for you.  Continue ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising training for a four hour block of time.  Depending on wind conditions, sail down toward Laguna Beach and Dana Point or up to Huntington Beach and Long Beach.  Evening on your own.

Day 3: In the morning, take ASA 103 written test aboard your vessel.  Captain will grade and review any missed questions with you.  A grade of 80% is passing.  Complete on the water portion of ASA 103 test–go for a sail and demonstrate your skills to the captain.  Enjoy your new sailing skills while sailing past the beautiful waterfront homes, mega yachts, and sea lion colonies.  Take the boat to a water front restaurant for lunch, go kayaking, or ride beach cruisers around Newport Harbor and the islands.  Pack up belongings.  Depart boat at 5pm.  (Optional 3rd night live-aboard without captain available.)

Day 1:  Arrive in Newport Beach, CA.  Complimentary pick up from John Wayne International Airport or meet at our offices.  Drive down to your live aboard yacht to stow your belongings.   Participate in boat orientation.  Buy provisions for your stay. Depart Newport Harbor for Catalina and begin the ASA 104/114 with captain.  Pick up mooring in Isthmus Cove.  Spend the night in Isthmus Cove.  Dinner aboard or ashore.

Day 2: Enjoy breakfast aboard your boat.  In the morning, take the ASA 104 written test aboard your vessel.   Sail from Isthmus Cove to Avalon stopping at a few quiet anchorages for drills and practice.  In the evening, pick up a mooring in Avalon, Catalina.  Practice cooking on board and using dinghy to go ashore.

Day 3: Breakfast aboard or ashore.  In the morning, take the ASA 114 written test aboard your vessel.  Captain will grade and review any missed questions with you.  A grade of 80% is passing.  Sail back to Newport Beach using the screecher sail.  Arrive at slip.  Pack up belongings and depart.  (Optional 3rd night live-aboard without captain available.)

Call us at (949) 209-9931 with any questions or to book by phone.