3 days/2 nights or Combine with Basic Keelboat and Basic Coastal Cruising: 7 days. $1495

An advanced cruising Standard.  The student will be able to act as Skipper or crew of a 30 – 50 foot boat sailing by day in coastal waters.  This Standard includes knowledge of boat systems, maintenance procedures and basic coastal navigation.

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.

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