Earn your AMERICAN SAILING ASSOCIATION Certifications with Castle Harbor
At Castle Harbor, we pride ourselves on giving you the best boating education available by using proven learning techniques from a highly experienced and educated staff. Once a course is completed through Castle Harbor, your certification is issued directly from AMERICAN SAILING ASSOCIATION and is recognized by sailing schools and charter companies around the world. To get started, choose a certification level below.
Basic Keelboat 101 - 3 DAYS
You will learn to responsibly skipper and crew a simple daysailing keelboat in familiar waters in light to moderate wind and sea conditions. If you already have some experience as a sailor, you may challenge this certification without additional instruction, or if you are a newcomer, we highly recommend our Learn to Sail program to get you started first. Click here for Certification Requirements.
Basic Coastal Cruising 103 - 2 DAYS
You will learn to responsibly skipper and crew an auxiliary powered cruising sailboat, during daylight hours, within sight of land in moderate wind and sea conditions. You must have a successfully achieved a ASA 101 prior to starting this certification level.
Bareboat Cruising 104 - 4 DAYS
You will learn to skipper and crew an inboard auxiliary powered cruising sailboat within sight of land and bring it safely to anchor during daylight hours. You must have a successfully achieved a ASA 101 & 103 prior to starting this certification level.