Mastering Asymmetrical Spinnaker for Cruisers | Modern Sailing

Mastering Asymmetrical Spinnaker for Cruisers

Are dreams of long-distance cruising on your horizon! You can make the most of light winds on downwind points of sail by learning to fly the asymmetrical spinnaker! 

This clinic prepares the aspiring cruiser to fly a Cruising Asymmetrical Spinnaker (CAS) when passage-making with short-handed crew. Students will learn how to hoist, trim, and jibe this beautiful downwind auxiliary sail. Special handling techniques and emergency procedures are also covered. 

Due to high winds on SF Bay in the summertime, this clinic is only available during winter and early spring.

Cost for Members: 
Cost for Non Members: 
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising or equivalent experience. Sailing resume required to waive the ASA 103 prerequisite.

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  • 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!

  • Emma & George Stubbs, Sausalito

    We just took our ASA 106 at a school in Rhode Island as we prepare for 6 months of cruising in the Caribbean. The class was great, but more than anything it made us really appreciate the quality of teaching and rigor at Modern Sailing. Even though we were the newest to sailing, the group seemed to think that we had the best fundamentals. We felt very well prepared and we see why Modern Sailing has the reputation it does.

  • Andrew Goble, San Francisco

    It has been wonderful sailing with MSC over the years. Please extend my thanks to the owners, management, and staff for unrequited professionalism and high standards in a charter fleet. I have sailed with several in my years and none nearly hold a candle to the quality of business and staff at Modern Sailing.

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