Basic Celestial Endorsement (117): Free

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: NONE, ASA 105 Coastal Navigation Recommended

This endorsement course teaches students the basics of celestial navigation with the working knowledge to gain a position fix at sea. Students will get hands-on experience with the sextant and learn the fascinating concepts that make celestial navigation possible. We highly recommend this course as an important skill for emergency navigation and as a fun learning exercise that will allow you to better understand everyday lunar changes.

Format: Taught at Milwaukee Yacht Club. This course is offered over 16 hours in 2 eight-hour days.

Saturday, October 9, 2021 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
Sunday, October 10, 2021 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

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ASA 105, Coastal Navigation in Person: Free

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: None

This course teaches navigational skills required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a perfect course to better understand coastal navigation and how you interact with the world around you. Beyond your GPS, you’ll learn skills to safely navigate waters that include tidal and current changes. In this course you will learn chart reading, maritime publications, navigation equipment, tide and current tables, plotting position, bearings, running fixes, set and drift, navigation lights, day shapes, buoyage systems, current and leeway and much more.

 

Format: Taught at Milwaukee Yacht Club. This course is offered as a 2 day course, Saturday through Sunday, 8 hours each day.

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Sunday, November 21st, 2021 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

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ASA118 – Docking Endorsement (118): $397.50

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: ASA 103: Basic Coastal Cruising, or experience on auxiliary powered sailboats

This hands-on course allows students to learn theory and practice repetitive docking and casting-off maneuvers to reinforce understanding of theory, methods and skills. In addition to docking skills we’ll learn harboring skills and how to control a boat in a busy harbor and narrow fairway turning techniques. Both novice and experienced sailors will benefit from this course as the techniques apply to 30-foot weekend cruisers on up to 50-foot inboard single-screw sailing yachts. Upon successful completion of this course, students experience a significant increase in enjoyment in all of their sailing ventures because they will no longer fear docking at the end of the day. Spouses and crew members enjoy mastering these skills because it helps them become more proficient and confident as crewmembers.

Format: Taught from Milwaukee Yacht Club, located in Milwaukee Harbor. This course is offered as a 1 day intensive course over a Saturday, 8 hours each day.

Saturday, May 14th, 2021 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

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Docking Endorsement (118)
$ 397.50
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ASA118 – Docking Endorsement (118): $397.50

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: ASA 103: BASIC COASTAL CRUISING, OR EXPERIENCE ON AUXILIARY POWERED SAILBOATS

This hands-on course allows students to learn theory and practice repetitive docking and casting-off maneuvers to reinforce understanding of theory, methods and skills. In addition to docking skills we’ll learn harboring skills and how to control a boat in a busy harbor and narrow fairway turning techniques. Both novice and experienced sailors will benefit from this course as the techniques apply to 30-foot weekend cruisers on up to 50-foot inboard single-screw sailing yachts. Upon successful completion of this course, students experience a significant increase in enjoyment in all of their sailing ventures because they will no longer fear docking at the end of the day. Spouses and crew members enjoy mastering these skills because it helps them become more proficient and confident as crewmembers.

Format: Taught from Milwaukee Yacht Club, located in Milwaukee Harbor. This course is offered as a 1 day intensive course over a Saturday, 8 hours each day.

Saturday, May 21st, 2021 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

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Docking Endorsement (118)
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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing: $547.50

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: None

This is a perfect introductory course to help you learn about sailing. It will provide the necessary knowledge to sail a boat of about 20 feet in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. You will learn the fundamentals of keelboat sailing, including sail theory and practice, terminology, safety equipment and procedures, crew overboard recovery, sailing knots and much more.

Format: Taught from Milwaukee Yacht Club, located in Milwaukee Harbor. This course is offered as a 2 day weekend course over Saturday and Sunday, 6 hours each day.

Saturday, May 28, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)
Sunday, May 29, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)

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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing: $547.50

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: None

This is a perfect introductory course to help you learn about sailing. It will provide the necessary knowledge to sail a boat of about 20 feet in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. You will learn the fundamentals of keelboat sailing, including sail theory and practice, terminology, safety equipment and procedures, crew overboard recovery, sailing knots and much more.

Format: Taught from Milwaukee Yacht Club, located in Milwaukee Harbor. This course is offered as a 2 day weekend course over Saturday and Sunday, 6 hours each day.

Saturday, June 4th, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)
Sunday, June 5th, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)

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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
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ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing: $547.50

MILWAUKEE, WI
Prerequisites: None

This is a perfect introductory course to help you learn about sailing. It will provide the necessary knowledge to sail a boat of about 20 feet in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. You will learn the fundamentals of keelboat sailing, including sail theory and practice, terminology, safety equipment and procedures, crew overboard recovery, sailing knots and much more.

Format: Taught from Milwaukee Yacht Club, located in Milwaukee Harbor. This course is offered as a 2 day weekend course over Saturday and Sunday, 6 hours each day.

Saturday, July 9th, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)
Sunday, July 10th, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)

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