Sailing School Schedule

Revised: November, 2018
We will always schedule a class at your convenience, for two students. All classes must have at least two students in it for the class to go on. If there is only one student signed up, the class will be cancelled and you will have one year to reschedule.

ASA 101: Nov 24-25; Dec 13-14; Dec 17-18; Dec 24-25; Jan 5-6; Jan 12-13; Feb 2-3; Feb 9-10; Mar 2-3; Mar 23-24; Apr 6-7

ASA 103: Nov 17-18; Nov 26-27; Dec 15-16; Dec 19-20; Dec 26-27; Jan 12-13; Jan 14-15; Feb 4-5; Feb 16-17; Mar 9-10; Mar 25-26

ASA 104: Nov 10-11; Nov 19-20; Nov 28-29; Dec 17-18; Dec 21-22; Dec 28-29; Jan 16-17; Jan 19-20; Feb 6-7; Feb 23-24; Mar 16-17; Mar 27-28

ASA 101-104: Nov 15-20; Nov 24-29; Dec 13-18; Dec 17-22; Dec 24-29; Jan 12-17; Feb 2-7; Mar 23-28

ASA 104/114 combo: Nov 9-11; Jan 25-27; Feb 16-18

ASA 105: Jan 4; Feb 16; Mar 23

ASA 106: Jan 5-7; Feb 17-19; Mar 8-10

ASA 114: Dec 8-9; Jan 5-6; Feb 9-10; Mar 23-24

Power School Curriculum

Revised: August, 2018

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Twin Inboard Drives

Twin Inboard Drives are two independent, side-by-side engines within a single boat and are very effective in close quarters. This effective twin drive setup uses two inboard engines, two propellers and two rudders.

• 37ft Fontaine Pajot Power Catamaran "Sweet Caroline"
• Weekday - $995.50; Weekend/Holiday - $1285.25
• Captain Rate: $185.00
• Minimum of 2 people required to take the course
• A $75 processing fee will be added per person if taking RPBA Certification.


Single Inboard

Single Inboard's are powered by one engine, diesel or gas, with one propeller and a rudder positioned amidship directly behind the prop. This system will have either a "right handed" or "left handed" propeller. A right hand prop, for example, rotates in a clockwise direction (as viewed from behind) while moving ahead and counterclockwise when backing. A left hand prop rotates counterclockwise while moving ahead and clockwise when backing.

• Mainship Trawler 390 "Sandollar"
• Weekday - $725.00; Weekend, Non-Holiday - $910.00
• Captain Rate: $185
• Minimum of 2 people required to take the course
• A $75 processing fee will be added per person if taking RPBA Certification.


Stern Drives/Outboards

Stern Drives / Outboard's are the majority of powerboats. Stern Drives are also called Inboard / Outboard (I / O). Unlike the Twin or Single Inboard which has a propeller set at a fixed angle and must rely on a rudder for turning, these engine types steer by pivoting the propeller to the right or left. Stern Drives and Outboards can also be tilted up or down to trim the boat. In the case of the Outboard, the entire engine pivots, while in the case of the Stern Drive or I / O, the "Inboard" engine remains in place while the "Outboard" stern drive unit, mounted on the outside of the transom, pivots. With either engine, the propeller wash is directed to the right or left and the water flow, known as directed thrust, forces the boat to turn.

• Sea Ray 280 Sundancer "Journey 2"
• Day: $795
• Captain Rate: $185
• Minimum of 2 people required to take the course
• A $75 processing fee will be added per person if taking RPBA Certification.

• 2019 Sea Pro 248 DLX
• Day: $595
• Captain Rate: $185
• Minimum of 2 people required to take the course
• A $75 processing fee will be added per person if taking RPBA Certification.