Path To Cruising

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Looking To Go Cruising...Why Wouldn't You Begin Your Training OCEAN SAILING?

Monohull or Catamaran For Advanced Courses...You Choose!

See our sailing/cruise path for you below...

Our live-aboard sailing lessons allows you to immerse yourself in the cruising lifestyle.

Each combo course will prepare you to confidently sail the boat in a coastal cruising environment, as well as teach you provisioning, coastal navigation, anchoring, docking, and more.


Cruising Time: MONOHULL

MBSS's Recommended Monohull Sailing Path

ASA 101 + 102 Liveaboard Combo 1
4 Days/3 Nights
$1650 per student
Two student minimum requirement
Available the 2nd Wednesday of each month

Learn the basics AND how to sail more efficiently and comfortably.
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ASA 103 + 104 Liveaboard Combo 4
5 Days/4 Nights
$2350 per Student
Two student minimum requirement
Available the 4th Tuesday of each month

Sail a Mini-Adventure!
The "Monohull Pot of Gold" for most students. Sailing and chart 25 ocean miles to Bald Head Island for the night, then do it all again on our return trip the next day. One or two nights anchored at Bird Island, and meals while aboard are also included.
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ASA 105 Coastal Navigation (Optional)
Self-Paced Online
$380 per Student

Learn to Navigate from A to B...Without Electronics!
This is a fantastic winter course that you take in the comforts of your home.
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ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising - Monohull (Optional)
5 Days/4 Nights Liveaboard
$2500/1 Student in Cabin or $4250/2 Students in Cabin
Two student minimum requirement
Prerequisite: ASA 104 & 105

The Class That Ties It All Together!
Our five day ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising course allows you to plan then cruise a 100+ nautical mile passage to the Georgetown Lighthouse and back. You will gain experiences of day and night ocean sailing, anchoring behind sheltered barrier islands, as well as making landfall at night. Also included will be learning to traverse the Intracoastal Waterway, using your knowledge of Aids to Navigation to not run aground, learning about fixed and movable bridges, contacting the three swing Bridgetenders for passage while underway, and how to locate and choose anchorages.
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Ocean Sailing/Passage Training - Monohull
Gain Real World Sailing Experiences!

Hop aboard one of our multi-day ocean passage training trips to either Charleston, SC, Fort Lauderdale, FL or the Florida Keys for some long distance sailing fun! Each trip prepares you for night sailing, navigation, watchkeeping, and more.
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Cruising Time: CATAMARAN

MBSS's Recommended Catamaran Sailing Path

ASA 101 + 103 Liveaboard Combo 2
This is a MONOHULL course to introduce you to the basics of sailing.
4 Days/3 Nights
$1650 per student
Two student minimum requirement
Available the 3rd Wednesday of each month

Take the ASA traditional path, skipping the sail trim class, and go straight into coastal cruising mode.
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ASA 104 + 114 Liveaboard Combo 5
5 Days/4 Nights
$2600 per Student
Two student minimum requirement
Available the first 3 Fridays of each month

A Coastal Journey To Remember!
The "Catamaran Pot of Gold" for most students. Sailing and chart 25 ocean miles to Bald Head Island for the night, then do it all again on our return trip the next day. One or two nights anchored at Bird Island, and meals while aboard are also included.
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COMING SOON
Ocean Sailing/Passage Training - Catamaran
Experience Real World Sailing Passages!

Hop aboard one of our multi-day ocean passage training trips to either Charleston, SC, St Augustine, FL, South Florida or the Florida Keys for some long distance sailing fun! Each trip prepares you for night sailing, navigation, watchkeeping, and more.
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ALREADY HAVE EXPERIENCE?

ASA 101 + 103 + 104 Advanced Combo - 6 Day/5 Night
Our Advanced Combo program has been created for those that have previous sailing experience and would like to earn multiple certifications in one visit.
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