Able to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30 to 45 feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. Knowledge of catamaran structure, components and features, performance under sail and power, boat systems, seamanship and safety, heavy weather operation, and emergency response.
This course will provide the necessary knowledge to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length, while demonstrating the proper skills to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a day and nighttime course taught in coastal and inland water, in any weather. This course brings together all the skills learned in previous ASA courses. Your planning and navigational skills will fill in the rest!
We’ll set sail from Burnham Harbor – Chicago, Il and typically “Cross the Lake” and return.