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ASA 114 - Cruising Catamaran Group Course

Thursday, Aug 15, 2024 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

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114 Overview

In this course, you will learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran during a multi-day live aboard cruise upon coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. Learn catamaran structure, components and features, performance under sail and power, boat systems, seamanship and safety, heavy weather operation, and emergency response.

Prerequisite – ASA 101, 103, 104

Boat utilized and description – 2021 Lagoon 42, 2019 Lagoon 450 or a 2021 Lagoon 46 Catamaran

This is an attractive 42 or 46 foot catamaran with 3/4 cabins and 3/4 bathrooms.  This is a top of the line cruising model with all the comforts and features to make learning fun and safe.  Features include: flat top mainsail, furling genoa, dodger and bimini, anchor windlass, autopilot, radar, GPS, and color chartplotter.

Boat location – The Vue Marina, Newport Beach, CA

The boat will be docked at the Vue Marina.  This marina has some very nice facilities and is one of the best destinations in Southern California.  Some of the features that make this a great location are:

  • Ample free parking
  • Bathrooms
  • Lots of good restaurants and bars nearby
  • Coffee shops across the street
  • Bike, rollerblade and Segway rentals within a block
  • Large grocery store, 3 blocks away – Pavilions
  • John Wayne (SNA) Airport, 6 miles away
  • Balboa Island within a mile
  • Newport Pier a block away
  • Art Museums of Laguna Beach within 12 miles
  • Disneyland, 20 miles away
  • Numerous hotels and resorts within just a few miles
  • The famed Balboa Bay Club, where John Wayne use to hang out, less than a mile from the marina

What’s included

  • ASA 114 textbooks “Cruising Catamarans Made Easy”
  • Fuel, insurance, and safety gear (including life jackets)

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