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

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"Your First Sail"

Docking Made Easy Video - Fenders

Docking Made Easy: Fenders

Docking Made Easy: Fenders Hanging fenders is something we all have to do, but new sailors might be wondering about the correct way to accomplish this common task. So, for the newbies in the house, we’ve created a simple video that demonstrates just what to do. Read More...
Waikiki Sailing School

Waikiki Sailing School

Waikiki Sailing School - Honolulu, HI Waikiki Sailing School is affordable and fun for the whole family. Join us for an afternoon sail off Diamond Head or a multi-day, over-night cruise. We offer custom packages for every budget and experience level. Let us help you find your sea legs for the first time or chart your own course across the Hawaiian Islands. Read More...
New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions for Sailors

New Years Resolutions for Sailors Ah yes, the dawn of a new year. The slate is sparkling clean – you can now be the person you always wanted to be. Shake the Etch a Sketch and start anew. With the introduction in place, here are 5 New Years resolutions for the sailing breed. Feel free to add your own in … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Sailors Read More...
South Coast Sailing - BVI Flotilla, Summer 2017

BVI Summer Flotilla

BVI Summer Flotilla Warm island sun and the lazy days of summer call for a getaway like no other. The charm of the British Virgin Island lies in discovering each pristine island in this volcanic archipelago. With lively culture and history on t Read More...
CrewWatcher MOB Alarm

Technology Throws Us a Lifeline

Technology Throws Us a Lifeline CrewWatcher is a smart system that constantly checks if everyone is still on board using your phone and a beacon. In case of a man overboard, the app will automatically sound the alarm in 3 seconds and provide guidance to aid with recovery. Read More...
Belize Sailing Vacations

Belize Sailing Vacations

Belize Sailing Vacations - Belize Our experienced instructors deliver ASA sailing school material in a Safe, Fun, and Learning environment. We work with you to define a curriculum to meet your sail training needs. Belize Sailing Vacations offers sailing instruction in an informal, but thorough, delivery style where the Belize catamaran is our classroom and the beautiful Belize sailing our material for learning. Read More...



The American Sailing Association introduced certifications to the United States over 35 years ago. Today, with 350+ sailing schools worldwide and 504,000 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of schools in the United States.

Get Certified!


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!


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


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!