St Thomas, Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 10, 2006
Fair Wind Sailing School – America's Best Sailing School – announces the addition of catamaran sailing lessons to its Caribbean sailing program. Fair Wind Sailing School will be the first and only ASA sailing school in the Virgin Islands to offer the opportunity to achieve catamaran sailing certification (ASA 114) in combination with the Instant Bareboater program. "We are thrilled to be able to offer this option to our students," commented David Bello, President of Fair Wind Sailing Inc. "The catamaran sailing lessons will be fabulous in the Virgin Islands," Bello continued. "Fair Wind is now one of the few schools that offer students the ability to become bareboat charter certified on a catamaran in just one week. This extends our leadership position as the premier sailing school in the Virgin Islands."
Fair Wind will teach the catamaran sailing standard (ASA 114) in combination with its popular Instant Bareboater lessons which provides ASA Certification from beginning through ASA 104, bareboat chartering. The classes will be taught aboard a Leaopard 45, also known as the Moorings 4500 in a one-week, live-board sailing class in St Thomas, USVI. "This is truly a one of kind sailing experience that will be both educational and a lot of fun for our students," Bello added.
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, air conditioning, microwave oven, generator and numerous upgrades. 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 – America's Best 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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