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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.

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport Learn what makes sailing the best sport, and why you should take advantage of everything sailing has to offer by learning to sail today! Read More...

Footloose Sailing Association

Footloose Sailing Association - Mercer Island, WA We offer sailing for disabled people, their friends, family and caregivers. We have boats and dock equipment that can accommodate their needs. For example we have 2 Martin 16s equipped with electric winches that can be skippered by high quadriplegics, and a davit system to lift disabled sailors in and out of the boats. Read More...

Arabella ASA Member Event

Arabella ASA Member Event The ASA member's event in the BVIs saw 34 sailors from all over the country board the beautiful 165' Arabella in Tortola for a week long sailing adventure. Read More...

Dalian Sailing Club

Dalian Sailing Club - China Dalian Sailing Club is the first entity sailing club in Northeast China , was founded in 2008 .Now our club has the keel boat of 28 – 33 feet, catamaran of 36 feet ,more than 10 small boat , and so on. The club provides levels of certification 101,103,104,105. The club has to provide certification for nearly 200 people .To provide better service for sailing enthusiasts ,we will be more efforts . There were four … Continue reading Dalian Sailing Club Read More...

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Sail Channel Islands

Sail Channel Islands

Sail Channel Islands - Oxnard, CA COASTAL CRUISING AND BAREBOAT TRAINING in Channel Islands NationalPark. That’s what I do. That and cruises for up to four people just for the fun of it. In terms of ASA qualifications, I only do private lessons – just you and your crew. And if your crew is a spouse who just needs a vacation, that’s fine, too. Read More...
Outstanding Instructor - Matthew Holt

Living the Dream!

Living the Dream! Matthew Holt, voted an ASA Outstanding Instructor in 2014, teaches sailing in one of the most beautiful places in the world - the British Virgin Islands. Read More...

Nautilus Sailing

Nautilus Sailing - Crested Butte, CO Dreaming of learning how to sail? We're an award winning ASA sailing school. Fantastic instructors, sexy sailboats, and stunning destinations. We specialize in week long liveaboard courses in the Grenadines (Caribbean) and Sea of Cortez (Mexico). In the summer time we conduct weekend ASA 101-103 courses on Blue Mesa, Colorado's largest and best sailing lake. Read More...
Black Rock Sailing School

Fair Winds and at Least Two Cup Holders!

Fair Winds and at Least Two Cup Holders! Black Rock Sailing School’s twenty-four-year-old ASA Sailing Instructor Paul Sullivan caught the sailing bug young, sailing his Sunfish around the small lake of his hometown. A self-described sailing addict, Sullivan lived for sailing. Read More...

Big Water Sailing School

Big Water Sailing School - Starr, SC Big Water Sailing School is the perfect place to learn the beautiful art of sailing. We have been a certified ASA teaching facility since 1999. It's hard to beat our location along the southern end of Lake Hartwell, South Carolina. We enjoy the largest open expanse of water on Lake Hartwell to provide sailors with excellent open water conditions for great sailing. Read More...

Video: Sailing the BVIs

Video: Sailing the BVIs Great video of what it's like to charter a boat and sail in the British Virgin Islands (BVIs). Read More...

Dalian Sailing Club

Dalian Sailing Club - China Dalian Sailing Club is the first entity sailing club in Northeast China , was founded in 2008 .Now our club has the keel boat of 28 – 33 feet, catamaran of 36 feet ,more than 10 small boat , and so on. The club provides levels of certification 101,103,104,105. The club has to provide certification for nearly 200 people .To provide better service for sailing enthusiasts ,we will be more efforts . There were four … Continue reading Dalian Sailing Club Read More...

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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 462,700 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of sailing 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 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!

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 sailing 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!