Catalina Island Sailing ‚ ASA 104

Santa Monica, CA

  • $1,499 Non-Members Ages 17 & under must be accompanied by a legal guardian
  • $1,389 Members Must provide proof of membership upon class check-in


This 3-day class to Catalina Island provides a unique opportunity to gain sailing expertise through confidence-building instruction on the water. The curriculum includes Provisioning, trip planning, navigation, anchoring, mooring, boat systems, and their operation. Successful completion of the course equips students with the knowledge to take boats on multi-day trips to many wonderful destinations.

Learn on a boat you would be proud to own! Enjoy one of our privately-owned, meticulously maintained boats. Your boat will have electronics, a diesel engine, a hard-bottom (RIB) inflatable dinghy with an outboard motor, a roller furling genoa, rope-clutches, self-tailing winches, and an electric windlass to retrieve the anchor.

You will learn to operate: an inverter for 110V power, multiple battery banks, electric refrigeration, hot and cold running water with multiple water tanks, a propane stove with an oven and a solenoid, a propane BBQ, and a complete head system with holding tank, tank watch and macerator.

Acquire confidence through our 100% hands-on training program: You will provision the boat, calculate the compass courses, use the electronics (GPS, chart plotter, depth sounder. knot meter, Autopilot) to navigate to your destination, steer the boat, trim the sails, learn to use and care for the roller furling genoa, stand a watch, set an anchor, pick up a mooring, tow and use the dinghy and outboard, and learn to troubleshoot the boat systems. Your Instructor will discuss night sailing, heavy weather, emergencies at sea, and attempt to pass on to you years of local cruising knowledge.


3 Day Course

Class Highlights

  • Approximately 57 hours of course time
  • Cruise on a luxurious 34 to 47-foot sailing yacht
  • Visit Catalina and/or Santa Barbara Island
  • ASA Text Book, Bareboat Chartering Made Easy
  • ASA-104 certification (after completion of all requirements)
  • US Coast Guard licensed, ASA Certified Instructor
  • ASA Text Book, Bareboat Chartering Made Easy sold separately
4519 Admiralty Way Suite C, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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Blue Pacific Yachting
Santa Monica, CA
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