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Learning To Sail Is Just The Beginning

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.

New Sailor Workshop

New Sailor Workshop This exciting new workshop begins with a 30-minutes on the Sailing Simulator where you will learn the very basics of sailing and take your turn at the tiller safely on land. You will then board the ASA First 22, our new training sailboat, for an in-depth 90-minute sailing lesson with an ASA-certified instructor. Read More...

2014 Outstanding Instructors

2014 Outstanding Instructors ASA’s Outstanding Instructors are selected each year solely as a result of student feedback received throughout the year. The award then goes to the top 30 instructors, recognizing them as the top 1½% of their peers for quality education as judged by their own customers. Read More...

Find My Charter News

Find My Charter News Don’t miss out on the best charters in the US and abroad in 2015! Captained, crewed, and bareboat charters are available, but the best boats and deals are going fast! Find My Charter makes it so easy for ASA members to take the next step and explore new waters, especially with all the new boats … Continue reading Find My Charter News Read More...

Black Rock Sailing School

Black Rock Sailing School - 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...

Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School

Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School - Key Largo, FL We are an award winning ASA sailing school offering live aboard ASA sailing classes and sailing charters in the beautiful Florida Keys and the Bahamas. During a typical sailing vacation, we mix in some snorkeling, some sailing, some fishing, some kayaking and some relaxing. Learn to sail at your own pace surrounded by turquoise waters and the smell of the open sea. We offer customized live aboard sailing courses for couple. For a better overall … Continue reading Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School Read More...

Stockton State Park Marina

Stockton State Park Marina - Dadeville, MO Our sailing instructors are well seasoned boat captains, having sailed in inland, coastal and offshore waters. We are located on Stockton lake, one of the top rated sailing lakes in the nation. It is conveniently located in the mid west making your travel time much less than the schools located on the coast. We have a full service Marina equipped with a restaurant and lodging on site to make your stay a pleasant one. Read More...

Belize Sailing Vacations

Belize Sailing Vacations - Belize Our experienced instructors deliver ASA sailing school material in a Safe, Fun, and Learning environment. We work with you to define a curriculum to meet your sail training needs. Belize Sailing Vacations offers sailing instruction in an informal, but thorough, delivery style where the Belize catamaran is our classroom and the beautiful Belize sailing our material for learning. Read More...

The ASA

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The American Sailing Association introduced sailing certification to the United States over 30 years ago. Today, with 300 sailing schools worldwide and 457,600 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of sailing schools in the United States.

Get Certified!

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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 sailing experience. Visit an ASA school to learn more about how a friendly professional ASA sailing instructor can help you accomplish your sailing dreams.

Nothing Beats Sailing!

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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 ASA sailing school near you!

Adventure Awaits

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Whether you’re already an active sailor or have never set foot on a sailboat, ASA 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!