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# Item price Description
01 Book 20.00 Introduction to Sailing 
1 Book 30.00 Basic Keelboat Sailing Training Plan (ASA101)
2  Book 20.00

ASA Logbook

3  Book 25.00 ASA Sailing Made Easy
4  Book


Federal Requirements for Recreational     Boaters Download PDF

5 Book 30.00 Advanced Keelboat Sailing Training Plan (ASA103)
6 Book 28.00 ASA's Coastal Cruising Made Easy
7  Book 10.00

USCG Nav Rules Inland-International

8 Book 15.00 Docking Techniques for Single Engine Boats  
9  Book 35.00

Chesapeake Bay Basic Coastal Cruise Training Plan (ASA104)

10  Book 40.00

ASA Bareboat Cruising Made Easy


  2 Book 


ASA Coastal Navigation & Piloting text and Solutions to Coastal Navigation Questions by Tom Tursi

13a Appendix - Complete Appendix file from Coastal Navigation & Piloting book #13. Download PDF
13b Plotting Sheet - Small plotting sheet for homework questions in book #13. Download PDF
13c Plotting Tools - Description of recommended navigation plotting tools. Download PDF
13d Errata - Errata corrections for Coastal Navigating & Piloting text #13. Download PDF
13e Supplement - Revised Chapter 5 for Coastal Navigation & Piloting text #13. Download PDF
15  Set of 2 DVD videos  39.00

Solutions to Selected Coastal Navigation Questions 
On screen solutions to 16 homework questions from books #13

15b Errata - Errata corrections for DVDs #15 Download PDF
17 Book 20.00

NOAA Chart #1 Symbols

18 Set of 2 
DVD videos
85.00 Coastal Navigation Class Lectures
Chapters 1 to 7
18a Errata - Errata  corrections for Lectures DVD #18 Download PDF
19 Book 20.00

Offshore Training Cruises Preparation Guide

20 Book 35.00 DELMARVA Circumnavigation Advanced Coastal Training Cruise; Training Plan
20b Errata - Errata corrections for book #20
Download PDF
20c Booklet - DELMARVA Preparation Guidelines
Download PDF
21  Book 30.00

Celestial Navigation for Sailors  
by Tom Tursi

21b Chartlet - Celestial Homework Plotting Sheets for books #21 and 22; September 2019 Edition
Download PDF
22  Book  20.00

Solutions to Celestial Navigation Questions

23 Instrument 70.00

Star Finder Circular Slide Rule

26 Book - HO229 Vol 3- Sight Reduction Tables for Marine Navigation, Latitudes 30-45 Degrees for use during CEL exam.
Download PDF File
27 Booklet - Celestial Navigation Almanac extracts for use during CEL exam 
Download PDF
28 Booklet - Celestial Navigation Increments & Corrections for use during CEL exam
Download PDF
29 Booklet - CEL Class Supplemental Images
Download PDF
31  Booklet -

Island Packet 32 System Drawings 
Download PDF

32  Book 12.00

FMI Marine Weather

33 Booklet - CELESTIAL IP440 System Drawings
Download PDF
34 Booklet - CELESTIAL IP440 Operational Procedures (v13) Download PDF
35 List - CELESTIAL IP440 Inspection Checklist (v2) Download PDF
36 Booklet NAVIGATOR IP40 System Drawings Download PDF
40 Outline - Docking Course Two Day Outline
Download PDF
51 Article - ASA Article- Featured Training Facility
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52 Article - BWS Article- Preventing An Accidental Gybe
Download PDF
53 Article - BWS Article- Steering For Speed
Download PDF
54 Article - BWS Article- Sea Anchor Rigging
Download PDF
55 Outline - Offshore Preparation Checklists
Download PDF
56 Report - 2005 Crew Overboard Rescue Symposium Final Report by John Rousmaniere  Download PDF
57 Video - Overboard Prevention & Recovery Seminar Video by Tom Tursi. Link to You Tube Video
58 Article - Cruising World Article- Tiller Helper 1982 Download PDF
59 Report - Final Report Platino Gybe Accident; June 2016
Download PDF
60 Article - Harness & Tether Discussion by Tom Tursi
Download PDF
61 Article - Dinghy Management
Download PDF

Navigation Home Study Package
# Item price Description
105 Coastal Navigation 


Coastal Navigation home study package  consisting of:
  • Publications #13 to 17 listed above
  • Final Exam at a facility near you
  • ASA105 Certification upon successful completion
105 DVD 2 disc set 85.00 Coastal Navigation Class Lectures DVD 2 disc set
107 Celestial Navigation


Celestial Navigation home study package consisting of:
  • Publications #21 to 25  listed above
  • Final Exam at a facility near you
  • ASA107 Certification upon successful completion
200 Tutoring

60.00 per hour

Personal tutoring by telephone for the 105 and 107 navigation courses.

Students will need to separately purchase plotting tools for the 105 and 107 Home Study courses including:

  • Parallel rules

  • Right triangle with protractor markings

  • Dividers with one pencil point and one needle point

  • Simple arithmetic calculator

  • Pencils and erasers

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