ASA105 Coastal Navigation – Classroom

ASA 105 teaches the intermediate sailor the required skills to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This is a theory course only, there is no sailing involved. The practical application of the material taught in this course is part of, and is a prerequisite to, ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising.

In this course you learn the theory of navigation, including:

  • Reading charts
  • Using the instruments on board
  • Understanding tide and current tables
  • Converting courses and bearings for true, magnetic, and compass directions
  • Dead reckoning
  • Plotting a course

The Classroom Format is a pre-scheduled 3 day classroom course and is available in March and August. Days 1 & 2 are instructional based. The exam will be given on Day 3.

You may also elect to take this course as an At-Home Study, then take the test with us when you feel you are prepared.

Pre-Requisites: None

INCLUDED: Instructional Materials & Testing

$500 - 3 Day Classroom Format
9-4pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Testing begins at 9am on day 3


2019 Dates:
August 8-10 Book online now!

2020 Dates:
April - TBD
August - TBD

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