/2019 ASA Classes
2019 ASA Sailing Courses

The certifications for ASA 105, 106, and 114 require a 2 participant minimum; the dates as per requests and agreement: call (716) 432-6589 or email info@sail-buffalo.com for more information on these classes.

Please note: we may offer courses in various locations, and if so, the cost of chartering the boat will be added. Currently, the Buffalo location does not offer 114 course (catamaran).

  • ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing – Learn to skipper a 20′ – 27′ sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. $580 

  • ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising – Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25′-35′ keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship. $695

  • ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising – Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30′-45′ sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more. $795

  • ASA 105, Coastal Navigation – Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail. $495

  • ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising – Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions. $975

  • ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran – Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30-45′ feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. $695