basic keelboat sailing standard (ASA 101)

Always wanted to learn how to sail but not sure where to start? This is an American Sailing Association Accredited introductory course to sailing with no pre-requisites for perfect for beginners! Beginners are strongly encouraged to try and bring along their friends to form their own crew of at least 4. This course covers one module.

Per pax:

SGD 2550


*New * Course Date Opening:

  • 24th March 2021 to 27th March 2021 (5 Spots left)

  • 8th April 2021 to 11th April 2021 (5 Spots left)

Course Date: 26th February to 1st March 2021 (2 Spots left)

Kindly note that we require of class of 4 to go. If you have less than 4 people, you may have to wait for other people to join the class. 

Class size is up to 8.


  • Able to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat during the day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions

Module outline: 

  • Basic Sailing Terminology

  • Parts and Functions

  • Helm Commands

  • Basic Sail Trim

  • Points of Sail

  • Buoyage

  • Seamanship

  • Safety

module Details:


  • Basic Sailing Terminology

  • Manoeuvres and Points of Sail

  • Navigation Rules

  • Aids to Navigation

  • Safety Gear and Procedures


  • Safety Equipment

  • Sailing

  • Man Overboard (Person in water)

  • Return and Secure

  • Knots

What to Anticipate:

- Pre-course study and on-the-water training sessions.

- Written exam at the end of the course

- Successful candidates will receive an American Sailing Association certificate upon completion.

- Students will then be eligible for the next course level of Basic Coastal Cruising Standard (ASA 103).

Course run time:

9am to 6pm daily for 4 days


*Students can decide whether to stay overnight but do note that students are required to stay overnight for at least one night*




Courses are conducted Year-round 

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