City Island Yacht Club

Incorporated 1907

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Summer 2021 ASA Basic Keelboat Sailing 101 Schedule Announced

You’ve thought about taking this course long enough. Sign up now and enjoy a great summer on the water. Six opportunities to take the course this summer. See description below about three-day classroom and hands-on instruction.

2021 Schedule

Tuesday–Thursday, May 25-27

Saturday–Monday, May 29-31

Friday–Sunday, June 4-6

Saturday–Monday, July 3-5

Friday–Sunday, July 9-11

Friday–Sunday, July 16-18


To register for one of these sessions, contact Jeff Goldfarb at . If you are interested in any of the other ASA courses listed below, contact Jeff.

See our ASA CLASSES offered

Class Descriptions

ASA 101ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
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. Qualifies you for CIYC Club Boat program.
–  $595 (plus Coursebook and ASA fees)

ASA 103ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
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.
–  $595 (plus Coursebook and ASA fees)

ASA104ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
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.
–  $595 (plus Coursebook and ASA fees)

ASA105ASA 105, Coastal Navigation
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the 
ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
–  $495 (plus Coursebook and ASA fees)

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