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Free Online Sailing Course - Your First Sail
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Holiday Gift Guide For Sailors

The 2019 ASA Holiday Gift Giving Guide For Sailors

The 2019 ASA Holiday Gift Giving Guide For Sailors If you have a sailor in your life these are a few gift giving ideas that will make shopping for them much easier around the holidays. Read More...

Nockamixon Sailing School

Nockamixon Sailing School - Quakertown, PA We teach and certify our students to ASA standards, and offer beginning and intermediate level sailing classes. By choosing Nockamixon Sailing School for your sailing education you can realize your dream of learning to sail. Our alumni charter sailboats in destinations all over the world, and many have purchased their own sailboat. Read More...

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...
Mallorca Flotilla 2018

Mallorca Flotilla

Mallorca Flotilla The Balearic Island of Mallorca has a lot to offer to sailors interested in a charter or a flotilla in the Mediterranean. Let our experienced flotilla leaders show you some exciting sailing to different ports of the island, Read More...

Your First Charter Sailing Vacation

Your First Charter Sailing Vacation Planning your first Sailing charter vacation can be as easy as asking; Where do you want to sail? Who is going to sail with you? How much do you want to pay? However, once you get past the obvious planning logistics the not so obvious questions arise. Read More...
Shao Nian Zhi Ocean Camp Education, Beijing, China ~ An ASA Certified Sailing School

Shao Nian Zhi Ocean Camp Education

Shao Nian Zhi Ocean Camp Education - China Our school is only 110 kilometers away from Beijing. Our school has been teaching 7 to 16-year-olds for six years. The way we teach in our school is very interesting. It is the favorite school for children. 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 522,000 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of schools in the United States.

Get Certified!

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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

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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!