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ASA's Veteran Sailing Education Program
ASA's Veteran Sailing Education Program

ASA's Veteran Sailing Education Program

Sailing Challenge Desktop
Sailing Challenge Desktop

Sailing Challenge Desktop Version

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Catamaran Video

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

Online Sailing Course
"Your First Sail"

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Six Beach Bars You Should Visit While Cruising The Caribbean

Six Beach Bars You Should Visit While Cruising The Caribbean Once the anchor is set and the boat is secure there is nothing like the sound of the dinghy getting prepared for the quick trip to the beach bar. You know what I’m talking about, the little grass shack on that picture postcard beach where the drinks flow as easily as the sailing stories do. What do you seek out in a beach bar? Do you need food and drink, do you need cocktails and a view or do you just need a bartender that loves to talk? Check out a few of our favorite Beach Bars in the Caribbean Read More...
Navy Patuxent Sailing Club, MD - ASA Certified Sailing School

Navy Patuxent Sailing Club

Navy Patuxent Sailing Club - Patuxent River, Maryland The Navy Patuxent Sailing Club membership is over two hundred Active Duty, Reserve, Civil Service, and Contractor personnel. We come from all backgrounds with a common interest and a variety of skill levels in sailing. With the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay at our back door, we have the finest sailing on the East Coast just minutes away. Read More...

7 Great Summer Sailing Reads

7 Great Summer Sailing Reads Alright! It’s here, the summer has arrived and there is much sailing to be done. And after a day on the water, what’s better than relaxing on the foredeck (maybe even a hammock?) and reading a book about sailing. Here’s a list in no particular order that are worth the effort. Read More...
French Polynesia Sailing Flotilla

French Polynesia Flotilla

French Polynesia Flotilla Our French Polynesia Flotilla will introduce you to paradise on earth. Sailing between the blue ocean and turquoise lagoons in the shadow of the majestic volcanic peaks as the ancient Polynesians did in their outrigger canoes Read More...
500k Certified Sailors

More People Introduced to the Sailing Lifestyle by ASA Than Any Other Boating Organization Worldwide

More People Introduced to the Sailing Lifestyle by ASA Than Any Other Boating Organization Worldwide The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s premiere sail education authority, announced today that it recently exceeded the major milestone of certifying half a million sailors. Read More...

Captain Kupps’ Ocean Adventures-Mexico

Captain Kupps’ Ocean Adventures-Mexico - Mexico We are located in beautiful Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Banderas Bay where the jungle meets the sea is the premier sailing location for both racing and cruising in all of Mexico. We have been teaching and certifying for the A.S.A. for over 25 years. Our graduates are successfully sailing all over the world and loving it. Our boats are professionally maintained with up to date safety equipment and gear. With fresh breezes and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world Mexico is the perfect exotic location for learning to sail. Our private custom courses include both land based classes … Continue reading Captain Kupps’ Ocean Adventures-Mexico Read More...

The ASA

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The American Sailing Association introduced certifications to the United States over 35 years ago. Today, with 350+ sailing schools worldwide and 515,000 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!