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RYA Training

This is definitely a very delayed post. I was just looking at our blog and realized that I only documented my experience with ASA in the “Learning to Sail” section. Doing the ASA program, from 101 to...

ASA Sailing Day 6

Final day! Our final day of sailing had us motoring out of the port of Miami into heavy seas (I got lucky again and was at the helm!). We then turned north towards Fort Lauderdale.  We had south...

ASA Sailing Day 5

Another MOB day!  I told you that MOB drills are really the core of this course. Think of MOB drills as the sailing equivalent of a full body workout.  You get to use all of your skills in...

ASA Sailing Day 4

MOB six boat lengths off the stern! Today was all about MOB drills. MOB stands for Man Over Board and I would say this was the best part of the entire week. We left our anchorage in Boca Chica and...

ASA Sailing Day 3

The day started with what would become a routine. I got a cup of coffee and sat on the bow of the boat enjoying the views. As I watched other boats and the Miami Skyline it occurred to me that one of...

ASA Sailing Day 1-2

I got to the boat about 2:30pm before anyone was there. I got a chance to pick a berth (room) and walk around the boat. The boat was an Island Spirit 37 Catamaran named “About Time”. I had read about...