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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.

Arabella "Grand Tour"
Arabella "Grand Tour"

Arabella "Grand Tour"

Arabella New England Grand Tour
Book before May 31st 2015 and we’ll give you a $150 credit towards your next purchase at the ASA Store! Book Now...
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...

Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia

Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA Since 1993 Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia has introduced thousands to the joys of sailing.  You will Learn to sail with confidence on the historic Delaware River Water front in Center City Philadelphia. Read More...

This Kid Says He Can Rid the Ocean of Plastic Pollution! ASA Interview With the Amazing Boyan Slat (part 1)

This Kid Says He Can Rid the Ocean of Plastic Pollution! ASA Interview With the Amazing Boyan Slat (part 1) Young Boyan Slat made a splash when he announced a year and a half ago he had a plan to rid the oceans of plastic pollution. Check out our exclusive interview. Read More...
Rob Swain Sailing School - Caribbean

Rob Swain Sailing School

Rob Swain Sailing School - Caribbean Rob Swain Sailing School is located in Tortola in the beautiful British Virgin Islands. Founded 23 years ago by our lead instructor Rob Swain we pride ourselves in providing a complete experience. Whether you are learning to sail or wish to gain bareboat or coastal cruising certifications our ASA qualified instructors who are all experienced yachtsman and women will help you reach your goals. Read More...
IQC at Sea Safaris Sailing School

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Conducting an Instructor Qualification Clinic (IQC) in April on Lake Michigan can be a roll of the dice weatherwise... 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...

He Owes It All to a Garbage Bag

He Owes It All to a Garbage Bag Puget Sound Sailing Institute’s Outstanding Instructor Steve Klump “became instantly hooked on sailing through an 'ah-ha' moment while canoeing downwind in Everglades National Park using a garbage bag as a sail” Read More...

Great Lakes Sailing Company

Great Lakes Sailing Company - Traverse City, MI We are located in some of the best sailing/cruising waters on the Great Lakes. In Traverse City, we have access to countless coves, beaches, islands, harbor towns and picturesque marinas to visit during a course or a charter. We have a fleet of 25 charter boats between 31' and 45'. After you graduate from our award winning ASA school, we will confidently send you and your crew out on one of them! Read More...
BEACHES RESORTS NEW “SAILING FUN” EXPERIENCE

“Sailing Fun” at Beaches Resorts

“Sailing Fun” at Beaches Resorts In conjunction with ASA, the globe’s leading authority on sailing instruction and sailing schools, Beaches Resorts has launched a new Sailing Fun Experience, in which guests can participate in a sailing course consisting of four two-hour sessions designed to introduce both children (ages eight and above) and adults to the sport of sailing. Read More...
Naos Yachts, CA

Naos Yachts

Naos Yachts - Marina del Rey, CA The Naos Yachts team consists of offshore, coastal and dinghy racers, as well as long distance cruisers. Our instructors are all ASA certified and we provide instruction on brand new Beneteau yachts and Lagoon catamarans. Read More...
IQC at Sea Safaris Sailing School

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Conducting an Instructor Qualification Clinic (IQC) in April on Lake Michigan can be a roll of the dice weatherwise... 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...

Soul Sailor

Soul Sailor Brenton Lochridge lives and breathes sailing. After learning how to sail at a local YMCA camp on the Chesapeake Bay at seven, he caught the bug and kept on sailing. By the time he hit his teens, he would be on a boat nearly every day. Read More...

The ASA

Home-The-ASA

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!