Prerequisite: The prerequisite for Basic Cruising Certification is Basic Cruising 1 or equivalent, and US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification
The next step in the US SAILING Keelboat Certification Series, this course is for students who have passed the Basic Keelboat Certification and completed Basic Cruising 1. This jam-packed course will prepare you to skipper a cruising sailboat in more challenging conditions and on longer day sails. Course topics include preparation to sail, leaving and returning to the dock under power, crew operation & skills, crew overboard recovery, reefing, heavy weather techniques, anchoring, sailing in close quarters, handling emergencies, some navigation and more. Completion of this course prepares you for sail training trips to Catalina, the Northern Channel Islands and the Bareboat Cruising Certification.
Class Size: Min 3-Max 5 students.
Text: US Sailing Basic Cruising