Whether you are already certified or would like to become certified, Sailors NYC provides you with classes and courses to improve and expand your sailing skills
HANDS ON SAILING LESSONS
Weekdays & Weekends May 1st- Aug 31st
Looking for something new to do? Why not get out on the Hudson River and learn to sail with Sailors NYC! Learn how to grind a winch, trim a sail and actually sail a boat in a fun 2-hour class. This intimate session – four participants max under the guidance of a certified instructor – will bring out your inner sailor and leave you wanting more.
Are you a certified sailor and want more practice or even just a brush up?
Sailors NYC will tailor a session to improve your skills.
ASA 101 BASIC KEEL BOAT
Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of 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. Auxiliary power operation is not required.
Non-Members: $585 / Sailors NYC Members: $497
ASA 103 BASIC COASTAL CRUISING
Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA101) certification
Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (outboard or inboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet length by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather forecast interpretation, safety and seamanship.
Non-Members: $690 / Sailors NYC Members: $586
ASA 104 BAREBOAT CRUISING
Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA101) and Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA103) certifications.
Description: Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered keelboat (or catamaran, if course is conducted on such) of approximately 30 to 45 feet in length during a multi-day cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. Course is conducted as a live-aboard cruise of at least 48 hours. Knowledge of provisioning, galley operations, boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, routine maintenance procedures, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation including basic chart plotting and GPS operation, multiple-anchor mooring, docking, health & safety, emergency operations, weather interpretation, and dinghy/tender operation.
Non-Members: $985 / Sailors NYC Members: $837
ASA 105 COASTAL NAVIGATION
Description: Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a classroom course with no time on the water.
Non-Members: $595 / Sailors NYC Members: $505