ASA 101 – Basic Keelboat

At Newport Beach Sailing School, we recognize the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served or are serving in our country’s armed forces. As a token of our appreciation, and our way of saying thank you, we are inviting veterans and active military personnel to share our passion for sailing by offering a discount on our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Course. Trade in your ship for ours and join us on the water with the wind in your sails. ASA’s nationwide network of affiliated schools allows us to offer this program across the nation to say thank you for your service and show our appreciation to veterans and active military personnel.

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After these 3 days of instruction on the water, you should be able to skipper your boat safely near the shore, during the day, in fair winds less than 10 knots. This is the first course in the ASA sailing certification system, which is an important building block for future sailing courses.

Course Options

Private Course: $1250– Private course with you and the instructor.
Semi- Private Course: $775– We will pair you with another student.
Couples Course: $1525– Private course for you and your partner.
Family Course: $1825– Private Course for 4 people.
ASA certifications are for students over 18 years of age.

Course Overview

  • Sailing knowledge and terminology
  • Sailing skills and safety
  • Rules of the road and introduction to electronic navigation equipment
  • Knots
  • Crew overboard recovery
  • Local waterway knowledge and docking


ASA 101 Sailing Made Easy Textbook and the ASA Log Book




Private and Couples classes are generally held any day and time that works for your schedule. Semi-private classes are generally taught on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Semi-private classes have a minimum and maximum of 2 students. All classes are in 4-hour increments. Contact us at (949) 209-9931 with any questions.

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