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Hawaii’s #1 ASA Certified Sailing School

Learn to Sail and Be Your Own Captain.

 

We offer beginner to advanced sailing and navigation instruction aboard our private 43′ Beneteau First sailing yacht in the beautiful waters of Hawaii. Instructors are ASA Certified and committed to teaching you the skills required to  be your own Captain.

We give you the knowledge and experience to be confident and safe on all your sailing adventures; Whether you charter a boat from a local harbor, go on an exotic sailing vacation, or buy your own boat.

 

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Courses & Tuition

 

ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: 1 day 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM ( 2 pax)  2 days (4 pax)

This is a basic sailing standard designed to teach a person new to sailing how to safely sail and dock a sailboat in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters. Students are given the opportunity to take the helm of boats designed with a beginning sailor in mind. Students will begin to become familiar with required safety equipment, points of sail, rules of the road, docking and sailing terminology.

$595.00 Per Person Shared Class plus tax

$850.00 Private Class plus tax

Includes logbook, registration fees and certification fees plus a 1 year membership to ASA.

 

ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising

Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101) certification

Course Length: 1 day 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM ( 2 pax) 2 days ( 4 pax)

This is a transition course designed to build upon the skills learned in ASA 101 with the objective of becoming a competent, safe cruising sailor. You will learn to communicate effectively with your crew so that you will soon be able to become the “skipper” of a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered keelboat between 25 feet and 35 feet in length by day in moderate wind and sea conditions. Additionally, ASA 103 provides an introduction to understanding and maintaining a sailboat’s electrical and plumbing systems, the auxiliary engine, sail trim, heaving-to, reefing, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.

$595.00 Per Person Shared Class plus tax

$850.00 Private Class plus tax

Includes logbook, registration fees and certification fees plus a 1 year membership to ASA.

 

ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising

Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101) and Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103) certifications

Course Length: 2 days, 2 nights

This is a three day, two night intermediate cruising standard designed for individuals with cruising experience who have mastered the skills contained in ASA 101 and ASA 103. You will be able to act as skipper or crew of a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered keelboat of approximately 30- to 45-foot sailing by day in coastal waters. Participants will receive a combination of instruction and hands-on learning that covers piloting, dead reckoning, docking, system trouble shooting, maintenance, navigation, cruise planning, weather forecasts, and overnight anchoring. Two nights will be spent on board.

Includes logbook, registration fees and certification fees plus a 1 year membership to ASA. PLEASE NOTE: Linens and towels are NOT included. Please bring your own. 

Starting at $1200.00 per day plus tax 4 students maximum 

1 student $1200.00, 2 students $1400.00, 3 students $1500, 4 students $1600, prices are per day plus tax.

 

 

ASA 105 Coastal Navigation

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: Home Study plus 1-day review/test

This is a comprehensive “home study” course that covers the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. Extensive preparation is required. A textbook, workbook and chart will be sent to participants in advance of the course. Students will need to provide their own navigation tools—a minimum of dividers and parallel rules are required. While there is no sailing involved in ASA 105, Flagship Sailing provides an opportunity to utilize the navigational skills learned in this course during the cruising portions of ASA 104 and ASA 106. A comprehensive instructor-led review will be conducted prior to examination.

Includes logbook, registration fees and certification fees plus a 1 year membership to ASA.

$285.00 plus tax

 

ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising

Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101), Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103), Bareboat Chartering (ASA 104) and Coastal Navigation (ASA 105) certifications

Course Length: 2 days, 2 nights

You will learn the communication and hands-on sailing skills necessary to act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel between 30 and 50 feet in length during a day/night cruise. This is a day and night standard in coastal and inland waters in any weather. Among the topics that will be presented are the theories of sail including the centers of effort and lateral resistance, heavy weather preparation, anchoring techniques, towing a dingy, emergency procedures, trouble-shooting and trip planning.

Includes logbook, registration fees and certification fees plus a 1 year membership to ASA. PLEASE NOTE: Linens and towels are NOT included. Please bring your own.

Starting at $1200.00 per day plus tax 4 students maximum 

1 student $1200.00, 2 students $1400.00, 3 students $1500,  4 students $1600, price is per day plus tax.

 

Learn to Sail Packages

 

Basic to Bareboat Course – 2 options depending on experience

minimum 2 people required per class

For Real Beginners – $4,500 per person

This course is for the true beginner! Get your bareboat certification and learn to skipper a mid-size sailboat. You will cruise and live aboard for 5 days on a well-equipped Beneteau. Our friendly and experienced instructors will help you develop your skills and confidence while you enjoy cruising around Oahu, one of the finest cruising grounds in the world.

Exams, and instruction are included in the course fee.  PLEASE NOTE: Linens and towels are NOT included. Please bring your own.

This course is available at limited times, please call for further details and scheduling.

 

Fast Track with Experience – $4,500 per person

This course is designed for those sailors that already have a good understanding of the basics of cruising. Designed to move through the basics quickly over the first two days and fast track the time needed to obtain a 104 certification in just 5 days. You will layer on additional skills needed to cruise comfortably on a mid-size sailboat. Our friendly and experienced instructors will help you develop your skills and confidence while you enjoy real-world cruising in one of the finest cruising grounds in the world.

Exams, and instruction are included in the course fee.  PLEASE NOTE: Linens and towels are NOT included. Please bring your own.

This course is available at limited times, please call for further details and scheduling.

Prerequisites for Fast Track class: Basic Sailing Knowledge

Please contact us regarding booking a class. 

 

 

Beneteau 43 Ft Sailing Vessel departs from Kewalo Basin Harbor,  minutes from Waikiki.

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