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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.

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

Free Online Sailing Course - "Your First Sail"

Valentines Day Special

Valentine's Day Special

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: A Sport Like No Other

Sailing: A Sport Like No Other What sport, besides sailing, has a competition that lasts 9 months, comprises so many skills, involves life threatening peril, & demands incredible stamina. Read More...

Sail Solomons

Sail Solomons - Solomons, MD Our racing and cruising and chartering experience enables us to target the training to our student’s particular requirements. We truly love our jobs, but we take our sailing seriously so you will be safe on the water. Read More...
New Horizons Pacific Northwest

Cruising the Pacific Northwest

Cruising the Pacific Northwest The Pacific Northwest cruising grounds, tucked between Vancouver Island & the British Columbia mainland, this amazing spot is truly a sailor’s delight. Read More...
Sail Greece, Argrolic and Saronic Gulfs

2016 Sail Greece, Argrolic and Saronic Gulfs

2016 Sail Greece, Argrolic and Saronic Gulfs Starting from the Island of Poros, enjoy sailing the Southern Peloponnese. Cruise the Argolic Gulf and visit the ancient city of Navplion, enjoy the Sunset from Hydra Island Read More...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

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Virgin Islands Sailing Academy

Virgin Islands Sailing Academy - Caribbean All of our sailing classes are taught in a 3-9 day, live aboard approach, where students are totally immersed into learning to sail and cruise, and no hotels are required. Class size is kept small and is typically 3-4 students. Visit exotic destinations in Tortola, Jost van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, St. John, and St. Thomas while taking beginner to intermediate level sailing classes. Visit St. Croix, Anegada, Vieques, and Culebra in advanced classes. Read More...
Sailing Gizmo Rope Shackle

Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The Rope Shackle

Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The Rope Shackle The rope shackle is lightweight, flexible, and can be made any length - perfect in a pinch or situations where a hard metal shackle could do more harm than good. Read More...

West Coast Multihulls

West Coast Multihulls - San Diego, CA Catamarans and trimarans are not just another income stream for West Coast Multihulls, they are our passion. If your sailing goal is to become a proficient confident multihull sailor, we are the school for you. Our staff and Instructors have decades of multihull, training, sailing and live-aboard experience to draw from and share with you. We sail out of beautiful San Diego, CA with sailing classes offered year-round from the Sunroad Resort Marina. San Diego … Continue reading West Coast Multihulls Read More...
Jim Stewart - Outstanding ASA Instructor

It’s a Wonderful Life!

It’s a Wonderful Life! Jim Stewart & his wife Jane retired from the “real world” in 2001 and he started teaching sailing as a livelihood in 2004. Apparently he's quite good at it. Read More...
ASA Sailing School, Sail Montauk, NY

Sail Montauk

Sail Montauk - Montauk, NY Sail Montauk is Montauk’s only ASA accredited school. We offer public and private sailing courses in Lake Montauk and the Block Island Sound. We teach aboard a fleet of Catalina 22s, which are great for beginners and fine tuning your sailing skills. All of our instructors have years of experience sailing and teaching, and all are USCG Captains. Sail Montauk offers a chance to kick off your sailing career on the beautiful waters of Montauk, … Continue reading Sail Montauk Read More...
Sailing Gizmo Rope Shackle

Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The Rope Shackle

Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The Rope Shackle The rope shackle is lightweight, flexible, and can be made any length - perfect in a pinch or situations where a hard metal shackle could do more harm than good. Read More...

New Jersey Sailing School & Charter

New Jersey Sailing School & Charter - Brick, NJ With some of the best sailing waters in New Jersey, NJSS offers the perfect learning environment. All our instructors are ASA certified and all love the sport and want our students to also love what they learn. Read More...

Cleaning Our Oceans One Marina at a Time

Cleaning Our Oceans One Marina at a Time The Seabin is a device that passively collects debris and pollution in marina environments. Read More...
Beaches Resorts Sailing

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa - 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...
Schooner

What’s in a Rig – The Schooner

What’s in a Rig – The Schooner By definition, a schooner is a sailboat with at least two masts, with the forward mast (foremast) being a bit shorter than the main mast. 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 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!