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Black Rock Sailing School

ASA 101 Standards

THEORY:

ASA 101 Online Registration

To register online for our Boston location, select the button or call 617-639-3061

ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Boston

For Rhode Island Registrations, please call 401-773-9990

– General Nomenclature

– Sail Nomenclature

– Wind Orientation & The No Sail Zone

– Basic Concept of Sail Power

– Points Of Sail, Port vs. Starboard Tack, Eye of the Wind

– Steering, Tacking vs. Gybing (Jibing), Heading Up vs. Down (With Tiller Steering)

– Two Types of Mooring Approaches Under Sail

– Crew Overboard Recovery (Figure 8 Recovery)

– Two Types of Docking Approaches Under Sail

– Heaving Too vs. Irons vs. Safety Position

– Understanding Wind Shifts On All Points Of Sail

– Upwind Sailing Techniques and strategy

– Use of Laylines For Racing AND Cruising

– The Grid System

– Controlling Heel and Safety

– Basic Sail Trim

– Sailing By The Lee vs. Running

– Rules Of The Road

– Required Safety Equipment

– Sound Signals

– Running Lights

– Aids To Navigation

– Float Plans

– Local Knowledge

– Rendering Assistance (or not)

– AND MUCH MORE!

ON WATER SAILING SKILLS:

– Crew Safety Briefing

– Boat Orientation

– How To Wear/Use a PFD

– Rigging/De-Rigging Procedures

– Basic Outboard Engine Use

– Departing a Mooring and/or Dock Under Engine and/or Sail

– Steering, Tacking, Gybing (With Tiller Steering)

– Proper Sail Trim On All Points Of Sail

– Upwind Sailing Techniques And Downwind Sailing Techniques

– Heaving Too

– Crew Overboard Recovery (Figure 8 Method)

– Reefing/Basic Sail Power Control

– Mooring and/or Docking Under Sail

– Rules Of The Road/Collision Avoidance

– Visual Navigation

– Understanding ALL Aids To Navigation

– AND MUCH MORE!

KNOTS:

– Figure 8

– Double Overhand Stopper

– Clove Hitch

– Round Turn & Two Half Hitches

– Bowline

– Cleat Hitch

– Square Knot

– Intro to Sheet Bend

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