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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...

Ozark Yacht Club

Ozark Yacht Club - Lake Ozark, MO Ozark Yacht Club (OYC) is conveniently located at the beautiful Lake Of The Ozarks, one of the most desirable recreation areas in the Mid-west, with 40,000 acres of water and 1,150 miles of breathtaking shoreline, uniquely suited to learning the sport of sailing... from basic aerodynamics to coastal cruising navigation and chartering. Read More...

Summer Sailstice on the Horizon!

Summer Sailstice on the Horizon! It’s June and that means the annual Summer Sailstice is upon us! It’s a day to celebrate what a great sport sailing is and to get out on the water. Read More...

Abaco Sailing

Abaco Sailing - Caribbean We are the only ASA Facility in Abaco Bahamas and owner operated and some of the nicest boats in the industry. The Instructors are all licensed Captains and very experienced in both offshore, inshore, local knowledge and teaching. We offer a wide range of sloops and Catamarans, most new or near new with lots of equipment and amenities. 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...

Charlotte Harbor Sailing

Charlotte Harbor Sailing - Punta Gorda, FL Our school is easily located in Punta Gorda, in a beautiful harbor on the Gulf of Mexico. Sailing classes are taught aboard our Catalina 310, no classrooms! To maximize your time at the helm each class is limited in size to a max of 4 pupils. Read More...

Summer Sailstice on the Horizon!

Summer Sailstice on the Horizon! It’s June and that means the annual Summer Sailstice is upon us! It’s a day to celebrate what a great sport sailing is and to get out on the water. Read More...
Black Rock Sailing School

Black Rock Sailing School – Boston

Black Rock Sailing School – Boston - Boston, MA Since opening our doors in 2008, we have been nationally recognized as “ASA Outstanding School” 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (every year this award was offered) AND “ASA Outstanding Instructor” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (x2). No other sailing school in New England has earned such recognition, and this puts our program in the top 1.5% of our competition world-wide! 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...
Black Rock Sailing School

Black Rock Sailing School – Boston

Black Rock Sailing School – Boston - Boston, MA Since opening our doors in 2008, we have been nationally recognized as “ASA Outstanding School” 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (every year this award was offered) AND “ASA Outstanding Instructor” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (x2). No other sailing school in New England has earned such recognition, and this puts our program in the top 1.5% of our competition world-wide! Read More...
ASA Sailing Terms Quiz

Sailing Terms Quiz (III)

Sailing Terms Quiz (III) How about another awesome ASA quiz, where you get compliments or a wisecrack. The last two have been about terminology and we've had feedback saying that they were too easy. Read More...
Beaches Resorts Sailing

Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort

Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort - 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...

Seasickness Stinks!

Seasickness Stinks! 6 tips to avoid seasickness! With the proper preparations and/or medications it doesn’t have to affect your day of sailing. Read More...

The ASA

Home-The-ASA

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!