KYSC was the first ASA facility in Georgia, starting in 1983. Our primary location is located on a large private mountain lake in foothills of North Georgia. Just 20 minutes off of exit 20 on I 575. This quiet setting allows for a safe beginning experience because of the low boat traffic. As your skills grow, we will take you on to bigger waters and boats…from the Lakes, to the Coasts, to the Islands, to the Oceans. from ASA 101 to ASA 106 and ASA 114.
We start with the ASA 110 course. This is the best way to learn the basics. We use Walker Bay Sailing Dinghies. These 10 ft sailboats have a flotation collar installed that allow the sailboat to respond normally to the wind speed and direction. The collar helps keep the boat from flipping during the lesson. This way you can solo much quicker.
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.
Learn to sail a centerboard or multihull sailboat in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, sail trim, points of sail, crew responsibilities, seamanship and safety including capsize avoidance/recovery and navigation rules to avoid collisions.
Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30-45' feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions.
Other Services Offered
- Women Only Courses
- Couples Courses
- Private Courses
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- ASA 'Challenges'
- Day Sail Charters (public)
- Day Sail Charters (member-only)
- Sunset Cruises
- Sail Trim Courses
Kingdom Yachts Sailing Club
|Address||The KYSC Boat House2015 Lake Arrowhead DrWaleskaGA30183United States|