MidBay Sailing Academy Courses

Experience Sailing

Experience Sailing (3 Students maximum)

Discover if sailing is for you!

We offer a 3 hour sailing experience to get your feet wet (figuratively!). Capt. Brian will walk you through boating basics, then take you out on the water for hands-on time with one of our boats. This course is designed to build confidence in a low-pressure situation.  The fee for this course can be applied towards the ASA 101 course.

Duration: 3 hours

Boat: 26' J-80

Individual - $125

Couple - $200


Basic Keelboat Course

ASA 101 (3 Students maximum)

Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn 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.

Pre-requisites: None

Duration: 2 1/2 days

Boat:  26' J-80

Individual - $550

Couple - $1000


Basic Coastal Cruising

ASA 103 (3 Students maximum)

Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. 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.

Pre-requisites: ASA 101

Duration: 2 days

Boat:  33' Beneteau 331

Individual - $550

Couple - $1000

 

Bareboat Cruising


ASA 104 (2 Students maximum)

Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.

Pre-requisites: ASA 101/103

Duration:  3 days (2 nights aboard)

Boat: 33' Beneteau 331

Individual - $750

Couple - $1350

We offer a $50 discount to Military Veterans for the ASA classes and a $25 discount for experience sailing course. To register for the program, go to www.asa.com/veterans.