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CRUISING COURSE 301

Our Live-Aboard Cruising & Seamanship 301 combines learning with an adventure-packed vacation. Over the course of 5 days you and your certified instructor will plan, manage, and sail a comprehensive Lake Michigan cruising adventure. You will master all aspects of cruising. This includes lake crossings, night sailing, course planning, and systems management. By the end of your journey, you will possess the skills necessary to pilot a sailboat to any horizon! You will also have two internationally recognized US Sailing certifications: Basic Cruising and Bareboat Cruising. Under the guidance of our certified instructor and captain you will learn every aspect of cruising. This includes provisioning and prep, trip planning, open water sailing, and some basic piloting. You will experience the joy of making exciting new landfalls, the epitome of a cruising lifestyle.

Course Breakdown

Course Duration:  5 Days

Prerequisites: US Sailing Basic Keelboat Cert

Scheduling Options:

Monday, May 22nd- Friday, May 26th

Monday, June 19th- Friday, June 23rd

Monday, July 31st - Friday, August 4th

Monday, Sept 11th - Friday, Sept 15th

Cost: $1,450/person single occupancy

            $1,195/person double occupancy

Class Size: 4 students/instructor

Vessel: Hunter 326

Course Objectives

 

Confident command of a cruising vessel

Lake Crossings

Night Sailing

Onboard systems management

Safety and Emergency Procedures for cruising vessels

Two US Sailing certifications

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