New England Sailing Center (NESC)

Catamaran Cruising Certification

Catamaran Cruising Certification

  • Description:

This certification course should provide you with a strong foundation for multihull sailing and is achievable in 1-2 days if your Bareboat Cruising pre-requisite has been met. Alternatively we do offer this course in our group course offerings (4 student maximum) in our 6 day/5 night Live Aboard Cruising format.

We have a maximum of four students in our group courses. Private lessons are also available for individuals, couples and families. Contact us to check course availability and to schedule your course.

  • Prerequisites: ASA 101 Basic Keelboat, 103 Coastal Cruising, 104 Bareboat Cruising

If certifying, students must have completed the Basic Keelboat course or have comparable training to challenge the certification.

 

  • Certification: ASA 114 Certification

Duration: 1-2 days if your Bareboat Cruising pre-requisite has been met

Jamestown Cost – 1 day: $800 per person
Jamestown Cost – 2 day: $1,650 per person

Visit our Catamaran Cruising Certification Overview for more information on this course.
 

  • Certification: International Bareboat Cruising Certification (IBCC)

Full IBCC 5-Day Course: $3,295 per person

3 Day Strictly Cruising (ASA 104, ASA 114; Prerequisite ASA 103): $1,995 per person

BVI Cost: $2,695 per person

Visit our International Bareboat Cruising Certification Overview for more information on this course.
 

  • Certification: Accelerated Bareboat Certification

7-Day Course: $3,695 per person

BVI Cost: $3,295 per person

Visit our Accelerated Bareboat Certification Overview for more information on this course.
 

  • Tuition Includes:
  • Night of arrival sleep aboard
  • Course texts and exam fee
  • Boat fuel
  • Yacht damage insurance
  • Provisioning onboard: breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners, snacks and starter kit
  • Provisioning:
  • NESC provisioning service
Online_Form or PDF
  • Personalized shopping
Email or 401-619-1697
  • Self-provision online
Peapod
  • In-store shopping
McQuade’s Marketplace, 6 Clarke St, Jamestown, RI 02835 (map)