ASA 101 20 Hr. Course

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 - 9:00 am through Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 - 9:00 am

In Progress / Completed
Leader: JoAnn Long

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Prerequisite: None. This course is the first step in the certification process for sailors who wish to charter a sailboat someday. It is open to members and non-members.

The ASA 101 course is an opportunity to demonstrate your sailing knowledge and the ability to sail a sloop-rigged keelboat approximately 20-27 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. This course includes classroom training, on the water review and practice, demonstration of sailing maneuvers and a written examination.

Check this link to see the complete ASA Standards included in this course. 

Note: The above stated hours may change depending on the weather and wind conditions. Be prepared for the longer day(s) to be switched for another day. Your instructor will inform you if any changes are needed.

Cost: $415 non-member, $315 HSC member.

Please register in person at the Outdoor Programs Office. You may also register by phone also by calling 608-262-1630 and pick up your materials later.

This class includes:

The ASA Publication: "Sailing Made Easy" Please come to the Outdoor Programs Office to pick up your copy. Students are expected to have read and studied this textbook prior to the class. The written examination is based on this text.

The ASA Logbook: The logbooks will be given to you by your instructor upon completion of the class.

For non-members - One month of Hoofer Sailing Club membership. Unlimited lessons in a variety of boats and the ability to check out and use any boats you have successfully received a rating in. Hoofer Sailing Club Hours - Every day during the summer - 11:00 AM to one hour after sunset. Slight reduction in hours before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. See website for details.

OPO clerks: Students are to receive a blue vinyl folder with the book “Sailing Made Easy”. Non-members are to receive a one month HSC membership.


Please sign up on this event if interested. Instructor will contact you for specific dates and payment.

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