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Basic Keelboat

Basic Keelboat – BKB (ASA 101): This is a three-day, semi-private introductory sailing course. No prior boating experience or navigation skills are required. Over the 24 hours of this class, each student will learn to sail a 22-foot Capri in light to moderate wind and sea conditions on the San Joaquin River.

Our Basic Keelboat classes are semi-private lessons with two students and one instructor per boat. This allows for plenty of experience learning to pilot the boat as both skipper and crew. Students taking the class with a friend or family member can sign up by selecting a date from the list below. Pricing listed in the registration section below is for two students. 

Single students in need of a partner for the Basic Keelboat class please click here and complete the form to sign up. 

Classroom instruction makes up about 6 hours of this course. It is recommended that students read the text prior to starting the class in order to be as prepared as possible. A written test and a practical on-the-water test are given at the end of the class. With successful completion of the tests, the student will receive Basic Keelboat ASA certification.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Fee: Two Students – $1,490.00    Single Student – $745.00
  • Tuition includes Textbook, ASA logbook, ASA Certification and 1 year ASA membership

2020 BKB Schedule of Classes

SecDay 1Day 2Day 3Spaces Available 
10110Fri, June 5Sat, June 6Sun, June 70Sign-Up-Button
10111Fri, June 12Sat, June 13Sun, June 140Sign-Up-Button
10112Fri, June 19Sat, June 20Sun, June 210Sign-Up-Button
10113Fri, June 26Sat, June 27Sun, June 280Sign-Up-Button
10114Fri, July 10Sat, July 11Sun, July 120Sign-Up-Button
10115Fri, July 17Sat, July 18Sun, July 190Sign-Up-Button
10116Fri, July 24Sat, July 25Sun, July 260Sign-Up-Button
10117Sat, Aug 1Sun, Aug 2Mon, Aug 30Sign-Up-Button
10118Fri, Aug 7Sat, Aug 8Sun, Aug 90Sign-Up-Button
10119Fri, Aug 14Sat, Aug 15Sun, Aug 160Sign-Up-Button
10120Fri, Aug 21Sat, Aug 22Sun, Aug 230Sign-Up-Button
10121Fri, Aug 28Sat, Aug 29Sun, Aug 301Sign-Up-Button
10122Fri, Sep 4Sat, Sep 5Sun, Sep 62Sign-Up-Button
10123Fri, Sep 11Sat, Sep 12Sun, Sep 132Sign-Up-Button
10124Fri, Sep 18Sat, Sep 19Sun, Sep 202Sign-Up-Button
10125Fri, Sep 25Sat, Sep 26Sun, Sep 272Sign-Up-Button
10126Fri, Oct 2Sat, Oct 3Sun, Oct 42Sign-Up-Button
10127Fri, Oct 9Sat, Oct 10Sun, Oct 112Sign-Up-Button
10128Fri, Oct 16Sat, Oct 17Sun, Oct 182Sign-Up-Button
10129Fri, Oct 23Sat, Oct 24Sun, Oct 250Sign-Up-Button
10130Fri, Oct 30Sat, Oct 31Sun, Nov 12Sign-Up-Button
10131Fri, Nov 6Sat, Nov 7Sun, Nov 80Sign-Up-Button