Join Date: Nov 2012
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Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School
Great! Fyi, some liveaboard courses assume/require some basic sailing knowledge. Others take you from start to finish.
We are taking the ASA 101 Basic Keelboat and ASA 103 Coastal Navigation courses. They sent us our books and study materials 3 months in advance, and we were told that our 4 days on the water would be designed around our various experience levels. So far the study materials have been a review of material I already learned by reading many sailing books over the past year, but it is all fairly new to my wife. I'm sure we will both learn a lot regardless. Will we be experts? No, but it will hopefully lay a good foundation to learn more in the future, and if it can help my wife relax and enjoy sailing more it will be worth it.
1980 Compac 16
1983 Starwind 22 w/pop top
Trailer-sailing our way from Pennsylvania to Ontario Canada and soon the Chesapeake Bay!!!