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Over 300 professional sailing schools around the world teach ASA courses.

These facilities give sailors of all experience levels an opportunity to become more competent and confident in their abilities.

ASA First 22 Sailing Video

ASA First 22 Sailing Video

ASA First 22 Sailing Video See the ASA First 22 by Beneteau in action at the Annapolis Spring Boat Show thanks to SailTime! Read More...
Lets Go Sailing, TX

Let’s Go Sailing – Seabrook

Let’s Go Sailing – Seabrook - Seabrook, TX Come see us in Seabrook, TX. We are the only school on the North Shore of Clear Lake and the closest school to Houston.  We enjoy teaching and have been supporting the Lake, Bay, Bayous and Gulf of Mexico since 1988, the oldest school in the area. Our school offers all ASA level classes from Basic Keelboat to Advanced Coastal Cruising along with the Catamaran certification. Read More...
Round Turn Two Half Hitches

Knots Made Easy : Round Turn & Two Half Hitches

Knots Made Easy : Round Turn & Two Half Hitches This video shows you step-by-step how to tie a round turn & two half hitches knot. It's fast to tie under load and applicable all around the boat. Read More...
Bill's Little Informal Sailboat School in Japan

Bill’s Little Informal Sailboat School

Bill’s Little Informal Sailboat School - Japan Since 2004, Bill’s Little Informal Sailboat School (Bliss) has become an affordable small sailing school and resource center for those who want to enjoy local sailing and/or study for the Japan Small Vessel Operator’s Permit. Read More...

Bareboat Cruising Made Easy Reviews

Bareboat Cruising Made Easy Reviews Read what the sailing press has to say about ASA's new book - Bareboat Cruising Made Easy - it's a one-stop cruising reference for all sailors! Read More...

Delmarva Sailing School

Delmarva Sailing School - Rock Hall, MD Delmarva Sailing School operates on the Chesapeake Bay from May-October. We run as Virgin Islands Sailing Academy in Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands from December-April, with the same great sailboat and instructors. We also teach Ocean Passage Making, as we move our teaching vessel in between the Chesapeake Bay and Saint Thomas. Read More...
Mega Expedition

Mega Expedition, Mega Incentives

Mega Expedition, Mega Incentives This is a great opportunity to get involved - The Ocean Cleanup are even offering to cover all your costs associated with your participation in their Mega Expedition! Read More...

Kingdom Yachts Sailing Club

Kingdom Yachts Sailing Club - Waleska, GA KYSC was the first ASA facility in Georgia, starting in 1983. Our primary location is located on a large private mountain lake in foothills of North Georgia. Just 20 minutes off of exit 20 on I 575. This quiet setting allows for a safe beginning experience because of the low boat traffic. As your skills grow, we will take you on to bigger waters and boats…from the Lakes, to the Coasts, to the Islands, to … Continue reading Kingdom Yachts Sailing Club Read More...

5 Things to Consider Regarding Weather

5 Things to Consider Regarding Weather At the core off all we do as sailors is one thing – weather. It’s is our engine, our bliss or our most frightening adversary. Because of this, we need to know more about it than the average Joe. Read More...

Nautic Sailing School

Nautic Sailing School - Kemah, TX Located at the Kemah Boardwalk Marina, just 35 minutes south of Houston Texas, we offer sailing courses certified by the ASA, from day sailing and coastal cruising, to ocean sailing to bareboat charter sailing and offshore passage making training on Clear Lake, Galveston Bay and the Texas Gulf Coast. Discover sailing with our exclusive Beginner to Captain Program using our NauticShare Fractional Sailing Program. Read More...
Round Turn Two Half Hitches

Knots Made Easy : Round Turn & Two Half Hitches

Knots Made Easy : Round Turn & Two Half Hitches This video shows you step-by-step how to tie a round turn & two half hitches knot. It's fast to tie under load and applicable all around the boat. Read More...
Beaches Resorts Sailing

Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Spa

Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Spa - Caribbean Beaches Sailing Fun has international recognition from the American Sailing Association with competent and highly trained Instructors who are meticulous on introducing beginners to Sailing in a resort setting. Our Sailing Program aboard a fleet of Laser Bug Performance, Hobie Wave, and Hobie Getaway that is perfect for Sailing. Read More...

Blown Away by Sailing

Blown Away by Sailing Drew Skelton, owner of Blown Away Sailing in Maryland, found his way into sailing through the Boy Scouts of America program and has been a waterman ever since. Read More...

The ASA

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The American Sailing Association introduced certifications to the United States over 30 years ago. Today, with 300 sailing schools worldwide and 462,700 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of schools in the United States.

Get Certified!

Home-Certifications

Earning an ASA certification will become one of your prized accomplishments. Not only does it evidence your new sailing ability to the world, it gives you the confidence to maximize your experience. Visit an ASA school to learn more about how a friendly professional ASA certified instructor can help you accomplish your dreams.

Nothing Beats Sailing!

Home-Sailing

Whether you are sailing a small boat across a lake on a quiet afternoon, or watching the sun come up on an ocean crossing, there is truly no sport like sailing. Start sailing with an American Sailing Association certified school near you!

Adventure Awaits

Home-Adventure

Whether you’re already an active sailor or have never set foot on a sailboat, the American Sailing Association offers many exciting opportunities to experience sailing. Check out our flotilla schedule and choose to join us for a once in a lifetime sailing vacation in the Mediterranean, Caribbean or South Pacific!