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post #7 of Old 03-03-2013
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Re: US Sailing vs. ASA courses, vs. just get out there

Originally Posted by kd3pc View Post
more than enough to get you safe, capable, and your money and get out with the local guys. IF needed, later you can fill in the gaps with an instructor of your choosing.

My wife and I have both done ASA 103/10X and were not impressed.

You did them at the wrong school with the wrong instructors then... I was very impressed with ASA 101/103/104.

There does seem to be some variation... 101 took me two full weekends. I've heard of some schools doing it in 2 days, or multiple courses in a week. Really, the more time you are spending on the water, the better. Time between courses is worthwhile too (if you are sailing).

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