ASA 101 Test out -- Basic Keelboat:

This course tests your ability to sail a boat of about 20 feet in length in light to moderate winds and sea conditions in familiar waters without supervision. This course is four to six hours consisting of 1 hours of review of rules of the road, knots, sail theory, etc., followed by 2 hours on the water skills test and a 1 hour written exam.
Prerequisites: Member of the Hoofer Sailing Club with a J-24 light rating, or a crew rating on one of the large keelboats.
Costs: $170 students, $200 non-students.
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ASA 101 -- 20 hour course:

Students will learn ASA 101 standards and have 16 hours on the water experience in addition to classroom training and exam. This course will be advertised to community members.
Costs: $415 which includes 1 month HSC membership.
Cost for current HSC members: $315.
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ASA 103 -- Basic Coastal Cruising:

Student will be able to cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 20 to 30 feet in length, in moderate winds and sea conditions. Taught in combination with ASA 104 (see following).
Prerequisites: Hoofer Sailing Club member, ASA 101.
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ASA 104 – Bareboat Chartering (Sturgeon Bay):

An advanced cruising course for individuals with cruising experience. The individual can act as skipper or crew of a 30 - 50 foot boat sailing by day in coastal waters. The course includes knowledge of boat systems and maintenance procedures.
Prerequisites: Hoofers Sailing Club member, ASA 101, ASA 103, 30 hours of sailing on Green Bay or Lake Michigan.

ASA 103/104 (Sturgeon Bay)

A course that combines Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Chartering. The course consists of two, three hour lessons on Lake Mendota to introduce students to ASA 103 material followed by 30 hrs of sailing in Green Bay or Lake Michigan along with written exams.
Prerequisites: Hoofers Sailing Club Member, ASA 101.
Costs: $835
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ASA 105 -- Coastal Navigation

Student will be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. There is no Sailing Skills part to this Standard and practical application of this sailing knowledge is found in the Advanced Coastal Cruising Standard. This is an online classroom course of 15 hours, taught over 5 days, 3 hours a day.
Costs: $245 club member, $275 non-club member.
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