Southwest Sailing - NauticEd Certifications
Choose your NauticEd online lesson bundle below.
Complete the online courses and exams.
Schedule your on-the-water instruction and exam.
(Check our Calendar for Available Dates)
max 2 students
min 3 hours
First On the Water Sailing Lesson
Casual 3 hour introductory sailing lesson. Get prepared by taking TWO FREE ONLINE SAILING LESSONS. They will get you ready to take the helm and feel the wind, water and sails work together as you learn the basics of sailing. (Good for up to two students.)
NauticEd Qualified Crew Rank
Learn sailing basics and how to contribute as crew on 25-30ft keel boats. Learn the lines, knots, sailing terms, sail trim, sailing safety, rules of the road and more.
NauticEd Skipper Small Keel Boat
Includes all Qualified Crew skills plus basics of boat rigging, navigation, boat systems and skills to confidently and competently Skipper a keel boat up to 25 ft.
On the water Practical Exam
After completion of your online lessons all NauticEd certifications require practical on the water demonstration of rubrics based performance requirements. $100/hr, minimum 3 hours, includes boat and instructor time.
Docking & Maneuvering Under Power
27 practical exercises, only $39 online + 3 Instructor Hours (3hrs@$100/hr) aboard 27'+ diesel powered sailboat. Have your own boat? CALL for discount. Build skills and competency for maneuvering in tight marinas, backing into your slip, maneuvering and docking in high winds.