Bare Boat Certification with Southwest Sailing

Bare Boat Chartering:

Get the certification you need to Set Sail On Your Own!

Bare Boat Chartering: you, your family, your crew, your destination

with ASA 104 Bare Boat Cruising or NauticEd Bare Boat Charter Master.

NauticEd - Bare Boat Charter Master:

When you present your NauticEd BBCM certification you can be sure you will be authorized to charter a boat.  Your skills and experience will be proven, tested, validated.

REGISTER FOR Bare Boat Charter Master HERE 


American Sailing Association:  

ASA104 Bare Boat Cruising is one of the most widely recognized Bare Boat certifications in the world.  



Docking and Maneuvering Under Power:  Build your skills and confidence for handling big boats and catamarans in tight marinas:

  • Using Prop-Walk and Prop Wash to your advantage

  • Backing into your slip and Mediterranean Mooring

  • Boat handling in high winds

  • Docking with Spring Lines (springing in and springing out)

Register HERE for Maneuvering Under Power Clinic.​


On-the-water Practical Exams for BBCM/ASA104 are held over 2-3 days in CA (or destination of your choice* ) typically sailing out of Long Beach, Marina del Rey, or San Diego.

CONTACT US to plan your BBCM or ASA104 Certification