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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.

New Member Benefits
New Member Benefits

New Member Benefits

Catamaran Video
Catamaran Video

Docking Made Easy
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Free Online Sailing Course - Your First Sail
Free Online Sailing Course - Your First Sail

Online Sailing Course
"Your First Sail"

GO SAILING
GO SAILING

New GO SAILING Mobile App

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...
Lake Norman Community Sailing - Huntersville, NC - ASA Certified Sailing School

Lake Norman Community Sailing

Lake Norman Community Sailing - Huntersville, North Carolina Lake Norman Community Sailing will give you confidence & practical sailing skills, as a beginner or aspiring bareboat cruiser. Lake Norman has 50 square miles of water and is located north of Charlotte, NC. Our facilities at Blythe Landing are easily accessible & convenient to sailors across the South East. Read More...
ASA and iNavX Partnership

iNavX Partnership

iNavX Partnership The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s sail education authority, has joined forces with iNavX, innovators of the leading marine chart plotting app, to help its more than half a million members around the world learn more about leading-edge navigation. By teaming up with iNavX, ASA is able to provide boaters everywhere with state-of-the-art electronic navigation tools to successfully enjoy their time on the water. Read More...
Flotilla, Martha’s Vineyard & the Cape Cod Islands

2019 Narragansett Sailing School Martha’s Vineyard Flotilla

2019 Narragansett Sailing School Martha’s Vineyard Flotilla Let’s go to Martha’s Vineyard and the Cape Cod Islands! Captained by an ASA instructor who has sailed these waters for over 30 years. September is the BEST month to see these quaint New England villages. We will stay in t 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...

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

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!