ASA 218, Docking Endorsement Instructor Qualification Clinic | Modern Sailing

ASA 218, Docking Endorsement Instructor Qualification Clinic

Are you ready to become an ASA 118, Docking Endorsement Instructor?

1. Are you a current ASA member, or willing to reactivate your membership?
2. Do you hold an ASA 203 Instructor Certificate, or will you simultaneously enroll in ASA 203? 

If you are able to respond "yes" the questions above, you're ready to become an ASA 118, Docking Endorsement Instructor!

Clinic Application

Apply for the ASA 218 IQC by sending us your completed ASA-107B Instructor Application and Sailing Resume forms. (If you are applying to simultaneously enroll in consecutive ASA 203 and 218 IQCs, please note this on your application. You only need to submit one copy of each form.) Email your completed forms to Questions about the clinic or application process? Email us or call our office at (415) 331-8250.

Clinic Information

The ASA 218 IQC certifies an individual for teaching the ASA 118, Docking Endorsement Course at an ASA affilate school. ASA Instructor Certification Standards parallel those required for students, but at a much higher level with emphasis on teaching.  Certification requires the Instructor Candidate to pass written and oral examinations and pass an on-the-water skills evaluation by a certified ASA Instructor Evaluator. When the Candidate is successful, the Instructor Evaluator signs the Candidate's log book and the ASA issues the certification stickers by mail.

Clinic Price: $495

2020 ASA IQC Schedule

NOTE: Even though you can earn your ASA Instructor Certificate without holding a US Merchant Marine Credential (captain's license), you will not be eligible to work as an instructor on US federal waters without credentials/licensure.

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  • John Kipping

    The meeting room was quite adequate and the location most convenient, but the course outline and instruction were outstanding. Modern Sailing is fortunate to have such a well organized instructor in Mr. Stan Lander who teaches very well from a rich professional background. Mr. Lander was generous with his time and patiently in helping students who needed more attention or time in understanding various aspects of the curriculum.

  • Molie M

    After complete two courses and having a variety of instructors, I can safely say, this is place to go if you want to learn to sail. The fleet is equally diverse and exciting. The office staff does a great job of getting you plugged into the sailing community. Fantastic group of folks!

  • Sara Jane G.

    I've taken two classes at MSS&C and was very happy with the program. This is also a great club with lots of opportunities for camaraderie and practice on the water. The boats in the fleet are fantastic and kept in tip-top shape. I highly recommend for all sailors and would-be sailors!

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