American Sailing Association 101 &103 Certification


Get your Basic Keelboat 101 Certification with us!
Peaks and Tides’ Instructors are Certified American Sailing Association (ASA) Instructors. All sailing instruction  is based on ASA materials and curriculum. We prepare all of our students to pass the ASA course final exams and practical evaluations.


ASA 101 $450/student

ASA 103  $450/student

Combined 101-103 $ 760.00

Private Basic Keelboat 101 and Basic Coastal Cruising Certification is available and customizable to fit your schedule. Please call Katie at 970-903-6036 or email at for pricing and scheduling for Private Certification opportunities.

Summer 2017 we will be offering ASA Group Certification courses. The following dates are available for the course:

  • April 21-23
  • May 5-7
  • May 12-14
  • May 16-18
  • May 24-28 * Scheduled 101-103 Course (7 spots remaining)
  • June 2-4
  • June 13-15
  • July 17-21
  • August 18-20
  • August 23-27 *Scheduled 101-103 Course (4 spots remaining)

While course schedules vary from session to session, a typical session will consist of 3 full days on the water. The last day will end with a final written written exam. The course is a total of 15-21 hours depending on the class.

*Please note the combined course will be a 5 day course. Combined course date options vary. Please call to request a combined course for a specific date range.

If you are interested, please contact Katie to enroll or for more details 970-903-6036

You may begin your studies and get acquainted with Basic Keelboat sailing by taking ASA’s Free Online Sailing Course.

To learn more about the ASA 101 curriculum course please visit

Enrolled?! Click here for your Welcome to ASA 101 Certification packet!