Coastal Passage Making- Newport

Published by Swain Sailing School and Yacht Charters on Friday, 4th January 2002 - 11:13AM in Newport, RI Courses


Coastal Passage Making- Newport, RI

Certification: Coastal Passage Making

Prerequisites: Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bareboat Cruising, Coastal Navigation

Course Structure

This course is a 5 day/4 night course.

CPM challenges those students who have taken Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bareboat Cruising, CoNav or have the equivalent qualifications. Everything you learned from the aforementioned courses is put to use along with new skills you master through this course. Some of these skills include night time approaches to anchorages, night time man overboards, full on navigation, lights at night, standing watches and all of the safety items one must know when sailing out of sight of land. Along with your ongoing studies we will visit Block Island, Cutttyhunk, Martha's Vineyard and more.

2020 Course Dates:

August 10-14; Bavaria 46; Itinerary: Jamestown, RI- Block Island- Nantucket- Menemsha (Martha's Vineyard)- Newport/Jamestown, RI.

September 18-23; Bavaria 46; Itinerary: Newport, RI-Cuttyhunk-Provincetown, Salem, MA.

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The group tuition rate is $2,195 per person (maximum 4 students). Tuition includes the Coastal Passage Making text, night of arrival sleep aboard, provisioning for 5 days (4 breakfasts; 4 lunches; 2 dinners; snacks and starter kit); USSA Coastal Passage Making/ ASA Advanced Coastal Cruising (106) certification fee. 

Not included in the tuition are drinking water and other beverages, dinners ashore, instructor's gratuity.

A minimum deposit of 50% of total package is due at the time of the booking. Balance is due 60 days prior to the course start date.

Coastal Navigation

The Coastal Navigation course prerequisite is offered in conjunction with this course. Tuition is discounted from $295 to $250 when taken in combination with CPM.

Cancellation/Change Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing. A $200 per person processing fee is charged on all cancellations. No refunds or transfers allowed for defaults, and cancellations less than 60 days prior to start date of the course.

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