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B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Boat!)

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Suggested B.Y.O.B. Instruction Options for New/Used Boat Owners

Possible Class Options
& Recommended Time
(hrs)

Possible Class Options
& Recommended Time
(hrs)
 Large Boat Maneuvering
   (Sail & Power)
- Backing & Filling, Mooring (on/off)
- Docking, Undocking (upwind, downwind, beam), (side tie & slip)
3 - 6 Boat Systems (Sail or Power)
- Diesel, Gas, Stove, Electrical
- Head Operations, Water System
- Running & Standing Rigging
2 - 4
Points of Sail / Sail Commands
- Discussion / On The Water
2 - 6 Heavy Weather
- Reefing & Storm Preparation
2 - 3
Getting Out of Irons / Shooting Buoys 1 - 2 Rules of The Road, Buoys & Legal 1 - 2
Crew Overboard 2 - 3 Anchoring 2 - 3
Outboard Engine & Dinghy Operations 1- 2 Seamanship (names, knots, etc.) 1 - 2
Rudderless Sailing 2 - 3 Advanced Sail Trim & Speed Optimization 3 - 6
Learn To Sail Package
(Basic Keelboat or Basic Cruising)
18 
each
Night Sailing, Tides, Currents or USCG Exam Preparation Assistance Please
Call
Bareboat Chartering / Live Aboard Please
Call
American Sailing Association (ASA) Certifications Please
Call
Coastal Navigation
– Refresher & GPS
– Full Course

2 - 7
14-16
  Celestial Navigation
– Sun, Moon
– Stars, Planets

14-21
14-21
Diesel Engine Operations & Inspection 1 - 2   Weather Evaluation & Forecasting
3 - 4
“Tear the Boat Apart” / Inspection 2 - 3   Racing or Spinnaker Operations 8

We recognize that owners of new or used boats have widely differing skills and training requirements. Bluewater has more than 20 years experience working with our friends to jointly design customized sail or power courses for your specific needs, goals, and level of experience. We also offer other specialized courses of instruction which include: Diesel Engines, Racing, Night Sailing, Celestial Navigation, Vessel Inspection, Maintenance, Weather, Rules of the Road, Yachtmaster or Foreign Regulations.

Combination and Multiple Person Packages are available. Please call for details.


Please contact Bluewater Sailing for course details and prices. We can design a customized course for you needs and quote a package price based on your goals, level of experience, and timing.

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