Fair Wind Sailing School Introduces First Catamaran to be Used For ASA Instruction in the Virgin Islands

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Fair Wind Sailing School announces the addition of a 45 foot Leopard catamaran to its instructional and charter sailing fleet - the first and only catamaran used to provide ASA sailing instruction in the Virgin Islands.

Fair Wind Sailing School announces the addition of a 45 foot Leopard catamaran to its instructional and charter sailing fleet in the Virgin Islands. This will be the first and only catamaran used to provide ASA sailing instruction in the Virgin Islands. "We are thrilled to be able to offer this option to our students," commented David Bello, President of Fair Wind Sailing Inc. "This is an ideal vessel for sailing instruction and is perfectly designed for sailing in the Virgin Islands," Bello continued. "Fair Wind is pleased to continue our leadership position offering the best sailing instruction available – anywhere."

Fair Wind will primarily utilize the vessel primarily for its week-long, live-aboard Instant Bareboater class which provides ASA Certification from beginning through ASA 104, bareboat chartering in a one-week, on-board setting. "Our goal is to teach people how to bareboat charter on the boats they would most like to charter. The Leopard 45 is quite possibly the best charter cat around," Bello added. In addition, Fair Wind will make the cat available for both crewed and bareboat charters year-round in the Virgin Islands.

The Leopard 45, also known as the Moorings 4500 was specifically designed to be used as a charter vessel and is a past winner of the "Charter Boat of the Year" award. The Leopard 45 is equipped with 4 double berths – each with a private 4 head. It also has a large galley, comfortable cockpit and twin engines. Fair Wind will further equip the Leopard 45 with its standard list of cruising equipment and water toys.

About Fair Wind Sailing School

Fair Wind Sailing School is an American Sailing Association (ASA) Affiliated Sailing School headquartered in Bingham Farms, MI. Fair Wind Sailing School provides beginning, bareboat, and advanced sailing instruction from its sailing bases in the Virgin Islands, Chesapeake Bay and Panama City, Florida. In addition, sailing classes are offered in both Michigan and Ohio on Lake Erie and Lake St Clair. Fair Wind also offers classes in coastal and celestial navigation as well as ocean passage opportunities. Fair Wind also provides mono-hull and catamaran sailing vessels for crewed and bareboat charter from all its sailing bases.

For more information, contact Fair Wind Sailing School on 866-380-SAIL.

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