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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.

Free Online Sailing Course - Your First Sail
Free Online Sailing Course - Your First Sail

Free Online Sailing Course - "Your First Sail"

Arabella Sailing Vacation BVI
Arabella Sailing Vacation BVI

Incredible ASA Sailing Vacation in the BVIs!

Incredible ASA Sailing Vacation in the BVIs! - Book Your Cabin Now!
Sailing Movie Workshop - Chapter 1, Collision At Sea
Sailing Movie Workshop - Chapter 1, Collision At Sea

All Is Analyzed: Chapter 1, Collision At Sea

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week Adventure vacation for the young and single? Or low pressure introduction to sailing, cruising and chartering? Check out The Yacht Week... Read More...

Cruise Annapolis Sailing School

Cruise Annapolis Sailing School - Annapolis, MD Start your Sailing adventure today with Cruise Annapolis Sailing School, located in the Historic maritime district of Annapolis, MD on the Chesapeake Bay. You will sail past Americas Sailing Capitol favorite landmarks in the Severn River including the US Naval Academy, historic Thomas Point Lighthouse, and under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during your training. Read More...

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week Adventure vacation for the young and single? Or low pressure introduction to sailing, cruising and chartering? Check out The Yacht Week... Read More...
San Juan Islands Flotilla

2016 San Juan and Gulf Islands Flotilla

2016 San Juan and Gulf Islands Flotilla The San Juan Islands of northwest Washington and the adjacent Gulf Islands of British Columbia are a cruising paradise. Unspoiled islands, wildlife, sheltered waters and an abundance of welcoming marinas. Read More...
Sailing Documentaries

Top 5 Sailing Documentaries

Top 5 Sailing Documentaries Over the past ten or fifteen years documentary films have become more and more popular and thankfully sailing has been the subject of more than a few of them. We sat down and thought about which five were perhaps the best. As usual we probably forgot one or two, but that’s where you folks come in! Read More...

Affordable Sailing School

Affordable Sailing School - Caribbean We offer exceptional private instructional courses on the highest quality yachts available: true crewed yachts with permanent crew. Our monohulls are crewed by couples. Couples teaching couples works beautifully. Our monohulls also include chef service, so you will enjoy delicious cuisine tailored to your preferences, but also have all your time and energy available for learning and enjoying the Caribbean! Read More...

5 Reasons to Check Out the Miami Boat Show

5 Reasons to Check Out the Miami Boat Show The 2016 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show is happening from Feb 11–15. Check our our top 5 reasons for checking this one out! Read More...
Key West Sailing Academy, FL - ASA Certified Sailing School

Key West Sailing Academy

Key West Sailing Academy - Key West, FL If you’re seeking an exceptional experience above the average, Key West Sailing Academy is the right choice for you. We offer the discerning client an elegant & exclusive boutique experience immersed in our personalized service, unique style, and outstanding gourmet dining aboard exceptionally comfortable and well appointed vessels, in one of the most stunning settings in America. Read More...

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week

Discovering Love… and Sailing… with The Yacht Week Adventure vacation for the young and single? Or low pressure introduction to sailing, cruising and chartering? Check out The Yacht Week... Read More...

Narragansett Sailing School

Narragansett Sailing School - Barrington, RI We are a cruising oriented sailing school. We do not teach you to go fast, we embrace the tranquil aspects of sailing focusing on safety, boat handling, and keeping the drama out of boating. Our 12 instructors all have extensive sailing experience, and most have cruised up and down the intracoastal waterway and beyond. Read More...
Winter Boat Shows 2016

Winter Boat Shows 2016

Winter Boat Shows 2016 Winter boat shows are a great way to scratch that sailing itch by seeing sailboats & gear without the risk of getting frostbite! Read More...
Lanier Sailing Academy - Lake Murray, SC

Lanier Sailing Academy – Lake Murray

Lanier Sailing Academy – Lake Murray - Columbia, SC Lanier Sailing Academy on Lake Murray, located in the heart of South Carolina just minutes from downtown Columbia, offers sailing courses and a sailing club in a fun environment. We offer Basic Keelboat, Basic Coastal Cruising and Coastal Navigation and our Happy Sails Club provides an economic way for basic keelboat graduates to develop their newly acquired skills. Read More...
ASA E-Newsletter, June 2015

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Athens Sailing Academy

Athens Sailing Academy - Greece The Athens Sailing Academy is located in Athens Greece. We use the beautiful Greek Islands as our sailing back drop as we teach new students how to master sailing. The constant sunshine and easy winds make this an ideal location to learn how to sail. When the days sailing is over you will find your self on a new island every day, and a chance to explore the Greek islands while you learn how to sail. Read More...
ASA E-Newsletter, June 2015

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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 467,000 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!