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Sailing School

Cruising Catamaran (CATC - ASA 114)


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Bareboat Chartering (ASA-104) or Equivalent Experience.

Schedule & Crew

This is a two day (9am to 5pm) course, with four students and one instructor aboard.


During this course, you will learn to maneuver a large cruising catamaran under both sail and power. Docking, anchoring, man over-board, systems, everything you need to know to charter a cruising catamaran on your next vacation.

What Boats are Used

This course is taught on a cruising catamaran similar to the ones used by major vacation charter companies around the world.

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