This two day course expands on the Basic Keelboat class, with an emphasis on safety and seamanship while piloting an auxiliary-powered catamaran in fair to moderate conditions in and out of protected waters.

With this course you will be able to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (inboard or outboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet length by day in moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.

Gain knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather interpretation, safety and seamanship.