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ALL TOP TIER SAILING COURSES

Top Tier Sailing courses are taught by sailing experts in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Our ASA certification courses are designed to provide the education and hands-on practice you need. Whether you want to learn how to sail or captain your own vessel, we have a course that’s right for you.

FAST TRACK TO CRUISING: 
CRUISING CATAMARAN
(ASA 101, 103, 104, 114)

LEARN TO SAIL:
BASIC KEELBOAT SAILING
ASA 101

INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED CATAMARAN SAILING
ASA 103, 104, 114

Eight-day, live-aboard, fast-track course to ASA captain certification – it’s our flagship course and our most popular.

Two-day beginner’s course where you’ll learn everything you need to skipper a keelboat (and fall in love with sailing).

Six-day course for those who’ve already learned the sailing basics and are looking to get ASA captain certification.

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This eight-day, live-aboard flagship course is ideal for you if you are looking to learn how to sail and get ASA captain certification. During this comprehensive, fast-track course, you will learn information and techniques from Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101), Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103), Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104), and Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114). At the end of your training, you
will receive an official ASA certification so you can enjoy catamaran cruising anytime.

Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101): Learn to skipper a 20’-27’ sloop-rigged keelboat by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. You will also learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship, and safety, including basic navigation rules.

 

Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103): Build upon your basic keelboat sailing skills to skipper a larger vessel by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. You will also learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety, and seamanship.

 

Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104): Take your sailing skills to a new level and learn to proficiently handle multi-day cruising upon inland/coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds and sea conditions. You will also learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring/mooring, docking, emergency operations, and weather.

 

Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114): Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered, 30-45 foot sailing cruising catamaran during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots, or 34 mph) and sea conditions.

8 Days

British Virgin Islands

ASA 101, ASA 103, ASA 104, and ASA 114

You will receive ASA 101, ASA 103, ASA 104, and ASA 114 certifications.

FAST TRACK TO CRUISNG: CRUISING CATAMARAN
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This two-day beginner’s course is ideal for you if you’re looking to cover the basics of ASA 101 keelboat sailing knowledge. You will learn to skipper a 20’-27’ sloop-rigged keelboat by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. You will also learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship, and safety, including basic navigation rules. This course is designed for those looking for a fast, simple approach to beginner sailing.

2 Days

British Virgin Islands

ASA 101

ASA Certification: You will receive ASA 101 certification.

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This six-day intermediate course is ideal for you if you have finished your ASA 101 basic sailing requirements, are ready for more in-depth instruction, and are looking to get ASA captain certification. You will continue your sailing education with live-aboard instruction in Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103), Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104), and Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114). At the end of your training, you will receive official ASA certifications so you can enjoy catamaran cruising anytime.

Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103): Build upon your basic keelboat sailing skills to skipper a larger vessel by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. You will also learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety, and seamanship.

 

Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104): Take your sailing skills to a new level and learn to proficiently handle multi-day cruising upon inland/coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds and sea conditions. You will also learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring/mooring, docking, emergency operations, and weather.

 

Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114): Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered, 30-45 foot sailing cruising catamaran during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots, or 34 mph) and sea conditions.

6 Days

British Virgin Islands

ASA 103, ASA 104, and ASA 114

ASA Certification: You will receive ASA 103, ASA 104, and ASA 114 certifications.

What's Next:

Enjoy bareboat cruising at any time!

LEARN TO SAIL: BASIC KEELOAT
INTERMEDATE-ADVANCED: CATAMRAN SAILING

GET YOUR ASA CERTIFICATION!
Not sure which course is right for you? Let’s talk!

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