We recently heard from Edward Bucklin Jr who had some wonderful things to say about one of our ASA Certified Sailing Schools – Cruise Abaco…
If you are considering a charter there is a good chance you’ll be thinking about a catamaran for your sailing vacation. While you should pick up ASA’s Cruising Catamarans Made Easy or consider taking ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran, you might want to brush up on the vocabulary that is specific to catamarans. If you feel like you need a major refresher on boat terms, check out our piece on Sailing Terms Everyone Should Know.
So you’re thinking about chartering a nice sized cruising cat or maybe you’re even thinking about buying one. Here’s a fun quiz to see what you know about these beautiful beasts that sail fast and are amazing at an anchorage.
Since the launch of ASA’s new Cruising Catamarans Made Easy textbook there has been a lot of interest in the ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran certification!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAMERICAN SAILING ASSOCIATION RELEASES CRUISING CATAMARANS MADE EASY Textbook is Fourth in Sail Education Leader’s Best-Selling Sailing Made Easy Series LOS ANGELES – June 14, 2016 – The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s sail education authority, has announced the publication of Cruising Catamarans Made Easy, the new official manual for its Catamaran Cruising Course (ASA 114). Focused exclusively on how to operate a cruising catamaran, the newest book in ASA’s instructive and engaging Sailing Made Easy series highlights the unique art of sailing a larger catamaran with its distinctive characteristics and operating systems.