Sailing Opportunities

NLSC 2021-2022 EDUCATION TRIPS

Skipper/Instructor Capt. Joan Gilmore

Questions: 612-871-8101 or captainjoan@mac.com

Certifications offered through Sail Away Sailing School, LLC

Details on all courses: www.SailAwaySailingSchool.com


ASA certification included for all qualified students.

Textbooks included, and all food when underway.


Cape Coral, FL


ASA 103/104 - Basic Cruising/Bareboat Cruising – ($1190/person; NLSC - $1099)

Feb. 1-5 ______ 32’ Island Packet. 4 student limit.

(Prerequisite for ASA 103 is ASA 101.)

Text – Coastal Cruising Made Easy, Bareboat Chartering Made Easy


ASA 114/104 - Catamaran Cruising/Bareboat Cruising – ($1599/person; NLSC - $1479)

Feb. 15-18 ______44’ cat. 5 student limit.

(Prerequisite for ASA 104 is ASA 103.)

Text – Cruising Catamaran Made Easy, Bareboat Chartering Made Easy

Minneapolis, MN


ASA 105- Coastal Navigation classroom course – ($229/person; NLSC - $209)

October 16, 23, 30, November 13, 20 _________

(Prerequisite is ASA 101.)

Text – Annapolis Book of Seamanship, Training Chart, Practice Problems


Minneapolis, MN


ASA 105- Coastal Navigation classroom course – ($229/person) NLSC - $209

October 16, 23, 30, November 13, 20 _________

(Prerequisite is ASA 101.)

Text – Annapolis Book of Seamanship, Training Chart, Practice Problems

Bayfield, WI – Lake Superior


ASA 103/104 - 4-day Basic Cruising/Bareboat Cruising – ($899/person) NLSC Members-$829

June 2-5 with pre-boarding June 1 after 7PM_________

Many other dates available – See sailawaysailingschool.com

(Prerequisite for ASA 103 is ASA 101.)

Text – Coastal Cruising Made Easy, Bareboat Chartering Made Easy


ASA 104 - 2-day Bareboat Chartering – ($459/person) NLSC Members-$419

June 11-12 with pre-boarding June 10 after 7PM_________

(Prerequisite for ASA 104 is ASA 103.)

Text – Bareboat Chartering Made Easy


ASA 106 - 4-day Advanced Coastal Cruising – ($990/person) NLSC Members-$920

August 11-14 with pre-boarding August 10 after 7PM _________

(Prerequisite for ASA 106 is ASA 104 & ASA 105.)

Night sail to Grand Marais. Nighttime watch-keeping and crew overboard drill. Practice

all navigation skills from ASA 105 during day sail back to Apostle Islands. Emergency

procedures drills – fire fighting, towing.

Text – Advanced Cruising and Seamanship


ASA 118 - 2-day Docking Endorsement – ($445/person)

NLSC Members-$399

(Prerequisite for ASA 118 is ASA 101)

June 28-29 with pre-boarding June 27 after 7PM _________

August 29-30 with pre-boarding August 28 after 7PM _________

Text - Docking Techniques. Single-handed docking, backing into a slip, springing off bow

and stern, Mediterranean mooring.