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Couple to Couple Catamaran Cruising Courses

Captains Perry will teach you the skills you need to safely control a Catamaran with hands-on, private one-on-one training. He will create a calm, “no yelling” environment while teaching both partners the fundamentals of sailing. The level of training you choose is geared to your abilities and desires. Learn the difference in sailing a catamaran, boat handling, weather planning and navigation for enjoyable, safe cruising. In addition, you will gain the knowledge you need to choose the boat and cruising style that is right for you and your partner.

Dreaming of buying your own cruising cat? Want to rent  cruising catamarans in beautiful sailing spots around the world? What you experience sailing with us will give you the tools you need to travel together under sail on a multi hull boat. ASA certifications are recognised around the world when chartering a boat, with it you can receive an International Certificate of Compentency.

Earning ASA Certifications - Depending on your previous experience, the following course certifications can be earned on your trip.  We like to figure 2-3 days per level. One or both of you can work on certifications and we always work at your pace.

Sail and Learn in Miami, Join us for a day or a week and earn your certifications. Practice close quarter maneuvering and sailing on a  Island Spirit 40 .  It is equipped with 4 cabins and 2 heads making for comfortable cruising for two couples in the Keys.  Catamaran certification can be done as a day class or part of a longer liveaboard experience

The vessel “Sun Spirit”   is a sloop rigged catamaran with four cabins and two heads, equipped with a galley and main salon seating with air conditioning, hot and cold pressurized water. The interior cabins and main salon are finished in a cherry and teak wood with satin finish with speckled black Corian type finishes in the galley and heads. The underbody has integral keels and spade hung rudders. She is powered by twin motors to give her substantial range.

Liveaboard Rates including Lessons and ASA Certifications

Includes provisioning, meal preparation, lessons and is a private charter. You should plan on one dinner ashore in the Keys during the week at your expense. Guest cabin has a head and shower, linens provided. ASA Certifications and books included

Private Couples Sailing Lessons on a Catamaran

 Trip Length           Rates Per Person

                    2 days                     1230       

                    3 days                     1620

                    4 days                     2160

                    5 days                     2450  

                    6 days                     2910       

                    7 days                     3370

Based on Double Occupancy

 Single Private class supplement add 160 per day

 Over 2 people add 125 per day per person

 Daytime Private Lessons (Non- Liveaboard):

 Includes books ASA 114 certification, 2 day class

 Cruising Catamaran  ASA 114        1140

 Private Single supplement add 200 per class

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   50% deposit is required in order to confirm  your charter, with the balance paid 90 days before   sailing. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

 Rates:  Based on double occupancy and include   provisioning and meal preparation.


 If you cancel the charter, the fees are  not refundable If you need to change your booking dates,  a fee may be charged. We strongly recommend trip i nsurance to cover unexpected circumstances. If a trip is canceled due to weather, we will refund the fees for the unused part of your trip.

Alcoholic beverages:  Not included in charter fees. Shopping at a local liquor store upon your arrival can be arranged.


After your charter, if you feel we have done a wonderful job, a gratuity is welcomed and always appreciated.

Island Spirit 40