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Over 350 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.

Catamaran Video
Catamaran Video

Docking Made Easy
NEW Catamaran Video

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

Online Sailing Course
"Your First Sail"

Summer Sailstice
Summer Sailstice

Summer Sailstice
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Sailing Challenge V2
Sailing Challenge V2

New SAILING CHALLENGE App

GO SAILING
GO SAILING

New GO SAILING Mobile App

Docking Made Easy
Docking Made Easy

Docking Made Easy Videos

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...

Sail Hawaii International

Sail Hawaii International - Honolulu, HI Aloha! Sail Hawaii International offers basic to advanced sailing and navigation instruction and private sailing cruises to visitors and kama'aina in the beautiful waters of Hawai'i. Join the crew today and chart a course for paradise! Read More...

Interview with Scott Elles, Clipper Round the World Race Crew Member (Part 1)

Interview with Scott Elles, Clipper Round the World Race Crew Member (Part 1) Scott Elles got the sailing bug at age 50, got certified to ASA 101,103, 104, 114 and a year later he signed up for the Clipper Round the World Race! Read More...
Sea Safaris Croatia Flotilla

Jewels of the Adriatic Sea (Croatia)

Jewels of the Adriatic Sea (Croatia) Sea Safaris Sailing School in coordination with Med Sailing Adventures and the American Sailing Association offer you an unforgettable sailing vacation of a lifetime. Sail away with us and discover the uniquely rich palette o Read More...
5 Indulgences to Start the Upcoming Sailing Season

5 Somewhat Unnecessary Indulgences to Start the Upcoming Season

5 Somewhat Unnecessary Indulgences to Start the Upcoming Season Oh lordy – the birds are chirpin’, the snow’s melted and that boat is ready to gallop around for another spring and summer (at least). Here’s a list of some presents to get yourself and your lovely to make it a more pleasant sailing season. Read More...

Ningbo Sailing Club

Ningbo Sailing Club - China Ningbo sailing club is located in the south of Ningbo dongxian lake , it offers main activities, such as: sailing training and experience, summer sailing camp , club member service.The club also has front door shop sells water sport gears and equipments . We also organised our members participate all kind of water spots competitions and regattas . Team from Ningbo sailing club has won many rewards and has great reputation in China sailing society . 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 508,000 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!