Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat Sailing and Basic Coastal Cruising Certification.  Familiar with coastal/inland navigation and “Challenge” ASA Coastal Navigational Standards.  “Limited” experience cruising in coastal and inland waters.


Meet: To be designated upon demand.  3 days and 2 nights aboard boat.  This course will be held at a coastal location aboard a 40 ft. plus auxiliary powered vessel.                                                                                                                                                                              

Student personals: Bring foul weather gear, boat shoes or white bottom shoes (no black bottom shoes allowed), personal clothing, personal safety harness, sunglasses and sunscreen.  Bring food if so desired.  Big Water Marina has snacks, drinks available.  No alcohol or illegal drugs will be permitted.


Supplies: Student should bring personal pen, pencil and paper.  Big Water Sailing School will provide, if needed. Student must bring their personal ASA portfolio with all material sent by Big Water Sailing School.


Limitations: Maximum of 6 students per boat/scheduled date with one certified instructor/Captain.


Cost: $1,275  per person  (Client responsible for travel and personal expenses)

320 Big Water Road,  Starr, S. C. 29684 -- Phone 864-226-3339,  Fax 864-226-0079

E-mail: – Captain direct: 864-275-6040


Big Water Marina. Updated 2017.

320 Big Water Road, Starr, SC 29684

(864) 226-3339 |