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ASA 106
Advanced Coastal Cruising

Caribbean Only:

Program Fee: $2395

Students learn more important information to captain boats 30 to 50 feet in length. This course is beneficial for both coastal and inland waters in any conditions. The specific skills learned in this course are valuable for the lifelong joy of sailing.​

*Prerequisites: ASA 101, 103, 104, and 105

**Only available in USVI



One week trip: $2395

*Includes two ASA certifications

Learn more about the week-long Caribbean trip HERE

Topics Covered

True and apparent wind

Physics of sailing

Sail selection

Weather helm

Sail shape and interaction

Weather instruments

Cloud effects

Thermal and prevailing winds

Heavy weather procedures

Heaving to and lying-a-hull

Rafting at anchor

Med mooring

Second anchor use

Recovering a fouled anchor

Trip lines and anchor buoys


Distress signals

Emergency preparedness

Vessel documentation

Responsibilities of the captain

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