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Norton’s Sailing School

Basic to Bareboat Course


ASA-Certification-101 ASA-Certification-103ASA-Certification-104  Basic to Bareboat – ASA 101,103,104- $3,600

(per adult couple)
This course allows the sailor to earn 3 certificates in just 5 days! Learn to Captain your own sailing yacht on this live-aboard “cruise and learn” vacation. Our friendly and experienced instructors will help you develop your skills and confidence while you enjoy real-world cruising in one of the finest cruising grounds in the world.This course is taught on a mid-size sailboat and includes books, exams, and instruction. The boat includes linens and towels. Provisioning is up to the students. This course is available at limited times, please call for further details and scheduling.

Prerequisites for this class: Basic Sailing KnowledgeIf you feel you are not ready for a course this advanced, you should check out the Learn to Sail in 4 Days – Combo Course! Find out more here.


Take the Quiz to see which class is right for you!

What Course is right for you?

Take this quiz to see what class is for you!

ASA 101/103

Check out the course here!

ASA 105 – Navigation

This is an awesome course! Find out more here!

ASA 104 – Bareboat Chartering

You are on your way to chartering anywhere and everywhere! Check out the course here!

ASA 118 or 119 – Docking and Weather Endorsement

You already know so much about sailing! Check out these extra classes to give you a little bit of extra knowledge and skill!
ASA 118-
ASA 119-

Basic – to – Bareboat

You’ve just started, but you want to be an expert fast! Check out the 5 Day Basic-to-Bareboat Course!

ASA 101/103 Challenge

You’ve been sailing for a long time, but you want to get some certifications! Start with Challenging ASA 101 and 103!

How long have you been sailing?

Never even stepped on a boat

I’ve only been sailing with friends or on a Sunset Cruise

I sailed quite a bit when I was younger, but I want to get back into it

I’ve been sailing for a long time now!

Have you ever taken an ASA Course?


ASA 101 and 103

ASA 101-104

All the way up to 106

What is your goal with Norton’s Sailing School?

Learn how to sail on your own

Charter a boat by yourself

Buy your own boat

Help as Crew on someone else’s boat

Gain some more knowledge and earn ASA Certificates

What kind of pace do you prefer when it comes to learning?

I’d like to enjoy a couple of fun weekends while I learn

I’m just trying to get the test over so I can get my certifications

I’d like to come down and get as much knowledge as I can in 5 days

A 4 day class where I leave confident in my sailing skills is perfect for me

I’m okay with the occasional weekend class


  Other Classes to Consider

 ASA 101/103 – Combo Course

By Far our most popular course, Combo ASA 101 & 103 allows the  sailor to be certified in two areas in 4 days.

ASA-Certification-105 ASA 105 – Coastal NavigationThis comprehensive course will enable the sailor or power-boater to safely navigate a vessel in coastal or inland waters. The course covers chart reading, buoyage, lights, bearings and fixes, dead reckoning, set and drift, tides and currents, signals, and much more.


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