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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.

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Women On The Water – The Journey of the Arctic Loon

Women On The Water – The Journey of the Arctic Loon “I have a boat and the time, and I can’t think of any reason not to.” These were the words that started female Sailing Captains Diana Trump and Anne Alberg’s journey to the South Pacific. Diana’s husband Jeff was unable to leave his business for early retirement, but she felt this was her time for the offshore adventure. Jeff supported her in every way including his invaluable technology expertise. On August 31, 2018, Diana and Anne (an ASA Instructor/USCG Charter Skipper) left Seattle for New Zealand. The journey aboard SV (sailing vessel) Arctic Loon would take 14 months. Arctic Loon … Continue reading Women On The Water – The Journey of the Arctic Loon Read More...

Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia

Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA Since 1993 Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia has introduced thousands to the joys of sailing.  You will Learn to sail with confidence on the historic Delaware River Water front in Center City Philadelphia. Our courses are designed to offer students maximum time on the water. 
Our Instructors are United States Coast Guard Licensed Captains and certified by the
 American Sailing Association. Read More...
Golden Globe Race

Bringin’ Back Tough – The Golden Globe Race is a Solo Round the World Race for Sailors Like Us

Bringin’ Back Tough – The Golden Globe Race is a Solo Round the World Race for Sailors Like Us These days, when you think about round the world races, images of high tech surfboard-like carbon fiber boats with enormous black sails sailing downwind at 21-knots come to mind. There’s a square-jawed professional sailor at the helm, staring up the tall mast at a sail that bears the name of a company we all know. These wonders of technology are walking that tightrope of overall weight and durability. The skipper measures the weight of the hands on his watch and prays that carbon mast is as strong as they say.  It’s truly fun to watch and follow but is it … Continue reading Bringin’ Back Tough – The Golden Globe Race is a Solo Round the World Race for Sailors Like Us Read More...
Belize Sailing Vacations Flotilla

Islands of Belize

Islands of Belize Sailing with Belize Sailing Vacation's ASA certified instructors & crew offers you the ultimate opportunity to explore the spectacular paradise islands that Belize has to offer, aboard your own private luxury catamaran. Sail Read More...
5 Things in Sailing I’ve Learned the Hard Way

5 Things in Sailing I’ve Learned the Hard Way

5 Things in Sailing I’ve Learned the Hard Way With summer in full bloom, I sit here on a mooring thinking… What are some things I’ve learned the hard way on this boat? There are more than this but this is what I came up with today. Feel free to share your own if you’re not too proud. Read More...

Captain Kupps’ Ocean Adventures-Polynesia

Captain Kupps’ Ocean Adventures-Polynesia - French Polynesia French Polynesia is conformed by a unique group of islands hidden amidst the high tides of the South Pacific Ocean. It is a dreamers paradise, in which the unbelievably clear turquoise water meets the densely tree populated islands. This is a place that is often singled out for its beauty, its diversity and its vast culture. Ocean Adventures Polynesia offers the opportunity to explore this amazing place while learning how to navigate within the barrier reef, and appreciating the beauty of the near by coral gardens that are densely populated with beautiful sea creatures, such as fish, sharks and stingrays. Read More...

The ASA

Home-The-ASA

The American Sailing Association introduced certifications to the United States over 35 years ago. Today, with 350+ sailing schools worldwide and 522,000 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!