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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...

Biscayne Bay Sailing Academy

Biscayne Bay Sailing Academy - Miami, FL At Biscayne Bay, our mission is "learn to sail in a safe and fun environment" - Internationally acclaimed instructor, Tony Wall has 70,000 blue water miles worldwide experience and was voted ASA Instructor of the Year. We specialize in private and semi-private classes for two or more students, or specifically tailored to your needs aboard your own yacht. 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...
Island Dreamer Flotilla Greece

2016 Saronic Gulf Islands Of Greece

2016 Saronic Gulf Islands Of Greece Learn the “ins and outs” of chartering in the Mediterranean on modern well-maintained yachts with male and female captains and ASA instructors. Practice med mooring, interpret Greek weather and navigate ancient Greek sail Read More...
ASA E-Newsletter, June 2015

E-Newsletter Signup

E-Newsletter Signup Sign up today to receive our FREE E-Newsletter highlighting the latest ASA news, events, sweepstakes, and special offers. 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...
Hypothermia by Pat Reynolds

8 Actions to Help A Hypothermic Sailor

8 Actions to Help A Hypothermic Sailor Falling overboard while sailing in cold weather is the express train to hypothermia - the lowering of the body’s core temperature due to exposure... Read More...
Passage Nautical Enterprises

Passage Nautical Enterprises

Passage Nautical Enterprises - Oakland, CA We are located at the premier boat-in entertainment and restaurant district on San Francisco Bay: Oakland’s Jack London Square.  Our Basic Keelboat classes are taught on new ASA First 22’s.  We teach on current-model Beneteau and Lagoon boats. Read More...
Lenny & Cindy Shabes Picking Up Trash

Picking Up Trash Makes You a Better Sailor!

Picking Up Trash Makes You a Better Sailor! Here at the American Sailing Association, the waters of our earth are obviously on the top of our priority list and we want to do our part to make things a little bit better. Read More...

Newport Beach Sailing School

Newport Beach Sailing School - Newport Beach, CA The Newport Beach Sailing School is unique in that we specialize in private and semi-private sailing instruction off the coast of Southern California. Our motto is 'The best value in private sailing lessons.' We are dedicated to providing highly personalized instruction, and the classes are scheduled according to your availability. Read More...
Lenny & Cindy Shabes Picking Up Trash

Picking Up Trash Makes You a Better Sailor!

Picking Up Trash Makes You a Better Sailor! Here at the American Sailing Association, the waters of our earth are obviously on the top of our priority list and we want to do our part to make things a little bit better. 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...
Docking Video Quiz

Docking Made Easy Quiz…

Docking Made Easy Quiz… Watch our "Docking Made Easy" video, then take our quiz! Read More...

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...
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...

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!