This course covers the diesel engine, it is a hands-on course. This course will not turn you into a diesel mechanic, but it will give you the knowledge to diagnose the normal things that cause a diesel to fail, and know if you can fix it or if it is serious enough to call in a mechanic.
Want to have confidence to go cruising? We offer ASA sailing courses, along with other courses critical for the cruising sailor, such as diesel engines, sailboat systems, marine electrical, managing heavy weather, and more in Narragansett, RI! Book online now
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Preventive maintenance can be the cure to a lot of boat problems. Learn what should be done periodically and seasonally to prevent problems. This week long course will also give you the skills and confidence to troubleshoot problems. And if you can’t fix it, you’ll at least know how to explain the problem to a professional.
Attend this course in Rhode Island and learn about the fundamentals of how your outboard engine motor works and how to take care! This is a hands on course that will equip you with essential knowledge on how to service and maintain your outboard engine.
Take this course and Advance your coastal navigation skills! This is a two-day class done in a classroom. You will learn the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. This course don’t have prerequisites!
Comfortable sailing around the bay doing dead reckoning and ready for the next step? Ready to be challenged with strong currents, fog, and tricky anchorages? Enroll for an ASA 106 course in Rhode Island and let’s sail to Martha’s Vineyard and the surrounding islands for 5 days!
Take an ASA 118 course in Rhode Island and learn the basic and advanced docking techniques! This course teaches what to do when conditions are challenging. Get good with that, and a normal docking is easy! Docking is a very logical and straightforward activity and is VERY teachable.
Get ASA 101, 103, and 104 Certified in Rhode Island! ASA has a set of ‘standards’ for each course that should be met. When someone can show a school they possess the skill and knowledge to meet the standards of a course, they can be awarded the certification without taking the course itself.
Have fun in the waters of Rhode Island while learning about how to sail successfully! Learn safety first, how to depart from a dock, motor out to open waters, put the bow of the boat towards the wind, raise the sail, and maneuver a boat!
Come have fun on the boat! Join our women only beginner or immediate sail training in Rhode Island and learn the benefits & skills of sailing during the show! Participate as little or as much as you like.