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Learning To Sail Is Just The Beginning

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.

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

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"

ASA Events
ASA Events

ASA Events Calendar

Plastic Pollution Purge
Plastic Pollution Purge

Plastic Pollution Purge

GO SAILING
GO SAILING

New GO SAILING Mobile App

ASA's Ocean Quiz

The Ocean Quiz

The Ocean Quiz Do we really know how much plastic is on our ocean? We love to sail but do we know enough about what is beneath the surface of the water that we enjoy? Take this quick quiz on what lies beneath the surface as well as what gets into the ocean. Read More...

Dillon Marina Sailing School

Dillon Marina Sailing School - Dillon, CO Come to Dillon Marina's ASA Certified Sailing School and learn to sail with the pros. We will provide you with the knowledge and experience to enjoy sailing the challenging winds of Lake Dillon, rated one of the world's best sailing destinations. Our instructors have thousands of miles of combined sailing experience over decades of teaching and sailing professionally. 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...
Tuscany Flotilla 2019

2019 Tuscany Flotilla

2019 Tuscany Flotilla Tuscany has, for many, years been one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy but is still relatively undiscovered by North American sailors. Here is a unique opportunity to combine a vacation in Italy with a sailing 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...

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream!

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream! - LTD Sailing is the designated sailing school for Sunsail in the Southern Caribbean. Sunsail recognizes the quality instruction that we provide to our students and we are happy to offer classes on the best boats in the industry. We are charter brokers for Sunsail and can help you book your next vacation on a Sunsail or Moorings boat. Ready to buy ? We are international yacht brokers for the Multihull Company and 5 Oceans Marine Group. We offer private courses on your own yacht, as well. From beginner to boat owner, we can help! 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!