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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.

Sailing Challenge V2
Sailing Challenge V2

New SAILING CHALLENGE App

GO SAILING
GO SAILING

New GO SAILING Mobile App

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

Online Sailing Course
"Your First Sail"

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5 Cool Things About the 35th America’s Cup

5 Cool Things About the 35th America’s Cup The America’s Cup on catamarans isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but here’s 5 things that are kind of cool... Read More...
Annapolis Sailing School
Annapolis Sailing School

Annapolis Sailing School

Annapolis Sailing School - Maryland Very early in the history of Annapolis Sailing School we realized that the best way to learn to sail was by sailing. All of our instruction, whether introductory or advanced, reflects this commitment to hands on, experience-based learning. 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...
2016 Mallorca Flotilla - Sea Safaris Sailing School

2017 Sail the Coast of Mallorca

2017 Sail the Coast of Mallorca Explore the breathtakingly beautiful Balearic Island of Mallorca, drop the hook in hidden calas, dock at welcoming port, taste the unique Mediterranean cuisine and enjoy the legendary tourist attraction that is the City of Pa Read More...
Cruising Quiz 2

Cruising Quiz

Cruising Quiz There’s still some time to do some cruising folks! September & October are often great times to make that mini voyage – less crowds and fair weather! Read More...
Affordable Sailing School, Caribbean

Affordable Excellence Sailing School

Affordable Excellence Sailing School - Caribbean Enjoy an elite quality, private instructional course…. at an Affordable Price. “Cruise and Learn” while living aboard our 45’ Catamaran or 52’ performance Monohull. Both have generator, Air Conditioning and Watermaker! We contractually guarantee our vastly experienced Owner Operators will teach you - so you know you are truly getting a “proven winner” yacht and crew. No employees or freelance instructors here! 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 491,300 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!