Intelligent Sailing School is the only sailing school that provides one-on-one instruction: you, the boat, and the Captain - all to yourself.  A fully-equipped catamaran, 40ft in length and 24ft in width, with a layout of 4 cabins and 2 electric heads, this yacht makes for a perfect vacation for you and your family, all while you learn to sail.  The catamaran is fully-loaded for off-the-grid cruising. Our professional Captain will 'hold your hand' during the entire length of your course or vacation; you will be in safe hands and have the experience of a lifetime.  We have a variety of courses to choose from, and you can select any from below.c We have options both with or without ASA certification – all depending on what you'd like. This yacht will give you a wonderful and comfortable experience to remember.

Intelligent Sailing School will provide private instruction at a time that is convenient for YOU.  Our Intelligent Sailing trainers will act like the Pro at the local golf club; our goal is to be available to you for private coaching lessons on a private yacht. 

OUR GUARANTEE: Whether you are a novice or already have  experience - we guarantee to make you feel 100% comfortable and confident in your ability to bring your friends, family, and work colleagues out safely and competently on whatever size yacht you decide to sail.

 

Intelligent Sailing School American Sailing Association-Approved and Certified.

Our Sailing School will give you a dream experience. Learn to sail on one of our well-equipped, luxurious, and sweet-smelling yachts.

(Don't make the mistake of sailing on a smelly, uncared-for boat - and never wanting to sail again.) 


Training Options. Call/Email for quote

Option 1C - "Fun Day Sailing with Intelligent Sailing"

This is a One-Day program. You will meet with our Trainer and enjoy a nice day sailing on the water. We can even offer sail training, giving you a basic understanding of why sailing is popular for all ages & backgrounds. Our goal is to put "fun" into sailing by making your sailing dream a reality. Refreshments will be supplied during the sail, you simply turn up, relax, and feel special during a day to remember. No Stress, just lots of Fun!

  • Chartering a Luxury Catamaran for 1 day
  • Private instruction with onboard Captain
  • Bring as many as five other people (add. fee per person)
  • Fun, Sun, & Relaxation

Option 2C - The Intelligent Sailing Catamaran Course.

Learn terminology, equipment, sailing theory, points of sail, crew communication, crew overboard recovery, knots, and traffic rules, with emphasis on docking and safety.

  • Two-Day course
  • Chartering a Luxury Catamaran for 2 days
  • Private instruction with onboard Captain for 2 days
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print 
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the yacht for an evening and sleep aboard
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)

Option 3C - The Intelligent Sailing Catamaran Docking Course.

This course teaches docking skills on a Catamaran. Basic theory is explained, along with hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats safely and efficiently, without damage or injury.

  • Two-Day course
  • Chartering a Luxury Catamaran for 2 days
  • Private instruction with onboard Captain for 2 days
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the boat for an evening and aboard
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)

Option 4C - ASA 114, 2 Day Course.        - Cruising Catamaran -

(114) Sailor learns to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing-cruising Catamaran during a multi-day liveaboard cruise on inland or coastal waters. Teaches knowledge of catamaran structure, components and features, performance under sail and power, boat systems, seamanship and safety. (ASA 101, 103 & 104 required.)

  • Chartering a Luxury Catamaran for 2 days
  • Private instruction with onboard Instructor-Captain for 2 days
  • ASA 114 Certification 
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print, with ASA Sailing Book
  • Sailboat Size: 40ft
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the boat for an evening and sleep aboard
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)

Option 5C - ASA 104, 4 day Course.         - BAREBOAT Cruising Course -

(104) This course is a split course, which includes 2 days on a Monohull and 2 days + 1 night on a Catamaran. The Course includes knowledge of onboard systems including minor engine troubleshooting, fuel, cooling, and electrical systems, the head, and safe use of the galley. Practice piloting, navigation, anchoring, docking, cruise planning, VHF radio use, and other skills required for coastal cruising or island hopping. (ASA 101/103 required.)

  • Four-Day Course
  • Chartering a Luxury Monohull for two days, followed by Charting a Luxury Catamaran for two days. Total 4 Days/1 Night 
  • Private instruction with onboard Instructor-Captain for 4 days/1 nights
  • ASA 104 Certification, including ASA textbook
  • Sailboat Size Mono 33-36 & Multihull 40ft
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the boat for one or more additional evenings, including the day before the course starts,
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)
  • Upgrade 3 - Sail a larger monohull yacht; 45ft instead of 33-36ft

Option 6C - ASA 105, 1 Day (Test Out) or 2 Day Trip Course.
    - Coastal Navigation Course -

Able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. There is no Sailing Skills part to this Standard, however we do offer this course assigned with a 2 day/1 night trip available on request.

  • Two-Day Course
  • Chartering a Luxury Catamaran for 2 Days/1 Nights 
  • Private instruction with onboard ASA Instructor Captain for 4 days/3 nights
  • ASA 105 Certification including textbook
  • Sailboat Size 40ft Catamaran
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the boat for one additional evening the day before the course starts
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)

Option 7C - ASA 118, 3 Days 
    - Advanced Docking Endorsement -

(118) This course is a split course which includes 2 days on a Monohull and 1 day on a Catamaran. This course includes learning docking skills for boats with single inboard or outboard engines & twin engines. Discover the theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury.

  • Three-Day Course
  • Chartering a Luxury monhull sailboat for 2 Days
  • Chartering a Luxury multihull sailboat for 1 Day
  • Private instruction with onboard Instructor-Captain for 3 days
  • ASA 118 Certification 
  • Monohull sailboat Size 33ft or 36ft monohull
  • Multihull sailboat size 40ft  
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the boat for evenings - before, during, or after the course,
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person (or more)
  • Upgrade 3 - GO BIG! Sail a larger yacht monohull - 45ft with Bow thrusters


Additional Days - Simply sign up for more days with us, no matter what course you are doing.

 

Unlike other sailing schools, we offer one-on-one training. This means it will just be you (or your group), a private trainer, and a sailboat all to yourself. This way you can feel relaxed, knowing that you learn everything that is being taught - which gives you true understanding of the processes involved in sailing competently on a larger-size sailing yacht.

Training Combos. Quote? Call/Email

Design the Course for you... Select one of our Combo Courses. Combo courses are more popular than the standard ASA Options.

Combo 1C - ASA 114 & 104 (Combo) - (Cruising Catamaran & BAREBOAT Cruising Course) 4 Days

  • Four Days/1 Night Course
  • Chartering a Luxury Sailboat for 4 days 
  • Private instruction with on-board Captain for 4 days 
  • ASA 114 & 104 
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print with Recommended Sailing Book
  • Sailboat size 40 
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the yacht for additional evenings and sleep over,
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person or +,

Combo 2C - ASA 114, 104 & 118 (Combo) - 5 Days

  • Five Day Course (Two days on a Monohull, 3 days on a Catamaran)
  • Chartering a Luxury Sailboat for 4 days
  • Private instruction with onboard ASA Instructor Captain for 3 days 
  • ASA 114, 104 & 118  Certification 
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print with Recommended Sailing Book
  • Sailboat size 33 -36 Monohull & 40ft Catamaran
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter the yacht for the evenings and sleep over,
  • Upgrade 2 - Bring a second person or +,
  • Upgrade 3 -Sail a larger monohull yacht for the first two days Go BIG! 45ft (good for the 118 part as you will learn docking with Bow Thruster techniques)

Combo 3C - ASA 101, 103 & 104 & 114 (Combo) - (Basic Keel Boat, Coastal Cruising Course & BAREBOAT Cruising).

  • Six Day Course (Three days on a Monohull, 3 days on a Catamaran) (this can be 6 days back-to- back or split up 3 days back-to-back and then another 3 days-back-to-back)
  • Chartering two Sailboats for 6 days and 2 nights
  • Private instruction with onboard Captain for 6 days
  • ASA 101, 103 104 & 114 Certification 
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print with Recommended Sailing Books
  • ASA 1 year Membership and registration
  • ASA Sailing Log Book
  • Sailboat size 33 -36 Monohull & 40ft Catamaran
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter yacht for an addition evenings during, before or after the course
  • Upgrade 2 - Upgrade the monohull boat size Go Big! 45ft
  • Upgrade 3 - Bring a second person or more.

Combo 4C - ASA 103 & 104 & 114 (Combo) - (Basic Keel Boat, Coastal Cruising Course & BAREBOAT Cruising).

  • Six Day Course (Three days on a Monohull, 3 days on a Catamaran) (this can be 6 days back-to- back or split up 3 days back-to-back and then another 3 days-back-to-back)
  • Chartering two Sailboats for 6 days and 2 nights
  • Private instruction with onboard Captain for 6 days
  • ASA 103 104 & 114 Certification 
  • Intelligent Sailing Course Materials, online & in print with Recommended Sailing Books
  • Sailboat size 33 -36 Monohull & 40ft Catamaran
  • Upgrade 1 - Charter yacht for an addition evenings during, before or after the course
  • Upgrade 2 - Upgrade the monohull boat size Go Big! 45ft
  • Upgrade 3 - Bring a second person or more.

Additional Days - Simply sign up for more days with us no matter what course you are doing.

Unlike other sailing schools, we offer one-on-one training. This means it will just be you or your group and your, private trainer and a sailboat all to yourself. This way you can feel relaxed, knowing that you gain everything that is being taught which gives you true understanding of the processes involved in sailing competently on a good size sailing yacht.

Catamaran Captained Charters

Captain Charter 1C - "Fun Day Sailing with Intelligent Sailing"

This is a one day Charter. You will meet with our captain and enjoy a nice day sailing on the water. We can even offer sail training, giving you basic understanding of why sailing is popular for all ages & backgrounds. Our goal is to put fun into sailing by making your sailing dream a reality. Refreshments will be supplied during the sail, you simply turn up relax and feel special during a day to remember. No Stress, just lots of Fun!

  • Chartering a Luxury 40ft Catamaran for 1 day
  • Bring as many as five other people (add. fee per person)
  • Fun, Sun & Relaxation

All courses are non-refundable. If weather is bad for sailing days, we will reschedule. All students have the right to reschedule three weeks prior to the start date of the course. This gives Intelligent Sailing enough time to resell these dates.