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ASA 101 DES MOINES - Basic Keelboat Sailing Class

Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)
Sunday, Jul 21, 2024 (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

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ASA 101 DES MOINES - Basic Keelboat
Leader: Steve Foss

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Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship, and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. For more information, click the following links:

Take a look at all of the skills that you will master on the ASA Certification page:

Class price includes American Sailing textbook*, Logbook, certification sticker, and completion certificate. (*shipping not included)

After registration, you will receive an email  within a few days, containing your syllabus, which includes links to your homework videos and workbook, along with other links, and your location remained.

You can also create your ASID (American Sailing Student ID) here: - please bring your ASID number with you when you come to class.