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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.

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

Free Online Sailing Course - "Your First Sail"

Arabella Sailing Vacation BVI
Arabella Sailing Vacation BVI

Incredible ASA Sailing Vacation in the BVIs!

Incredible ASA Sailing Vacation in the BVIs! - Book Your Cabin Now!
Sailing Movie Workshop - Chapter 1, Collision At Sea
Sailing Movie Workshop - Chapter 1, Collision At Sea

All Is Analyzed: Chapter 1, Collision At Sea

Sailing: A Sport Like No Other

Sailing: A Sport Like No Other What sport, besides sailing, has a competition that lasts 9 months, comprises so many skills, involves life threatening peril, & demands incredible stamina. Read More...
Priority Sailing, NC

Priority Sailing Academy

Priority Sailing Academy - Southport, NC The beautiful and historic town of Southport, North Carolina, is an ideal base for sailing lessons. Here the Cape Fear River bends around Battery Island, and meets the Atlantic Ocean between Bald Island and Oak Island. This is a great location for family vacations, romantic get-aways, uncrowded beaches, and outdoor adventures. Priority Sailing Academy offers sailing lessons, practice and cruises year round, weather permitting. With the choices of sailing in the protected water of the Intracoastal Waterway, the broad waters of the Cape Fear River, and the exhilarating Long Bay of the Atlantic Ocean, students can find their comfort level and develop skills to sail most any place in the world. Read More...
What's In A Rig, Wing Sail

What’s In A Rig? – Wingsail

What’s In A Rig? – Wingsail Although wingsails have risen to the limelight with the America’s Cup now employing the technology across the board, they are in no way a brand new concept. Read More...
2016 Southern California Flotilla

Southern California Coast Flotilla 2016

Southern California Coast Flotilla 2016 An easy day’s sail offshore lies beautiful Santa Catalina Island. Departing from the mainland, our fleet will visit Avalon, jewel of the island, as well as rustic Isthmus Cove. The island is known for excellent snorkeling, 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...

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream!

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream! - Caribbean LTD Sailing – ‘Living the Dream!’ is the premier sailing school in the Caribbean, offering 7 & 10 day ‘Cruise and Learn’ vacations. We can also customize private courses to accommodate your specific sailing goals. Our instructors are the best in the industry and we only use top quality, modern charter boats from the best charter companies. We offer both monohull & catamaran certification courses. Learn to sail with the best while enjoying an unforgettable Caribbean sailing vacation! Read More...
Docking Video Quiz

Docking Made Easy Quiz…

Docking Made Easy Quiz… Watch our "Docking Made Easy" video, then take our quiz! Read More...
Lets Go Sailing, TX

Let’s Go Sailing – Seabrook

Let’s Go Sailing – Seabrook - Seabrook, TX Come see us in Seabrook, TX. We are the only school on the North Shore of Clear Lake and the closest school to Houston.  We enjoy teaching and have been supporting the Lake, Bay, Bayous and Gulf of Mexico since 1988, the oldest school in the area. Our school offers all ASA level classes from Basic Keelboat to Advanced Coastal Cruising along with the Catamaran certification. Read More...

Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone

Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone Judy was a nervous sailor but gained enough confidence & expertise to pass on her knowledge to others who want to sail but are a bit intimidated by it all. Read More...

Outbound Sailing

Outbound Sailing - Lakeway, TX Outbound Sailing is a certified ASA Sailing School in Austin offering private sailing lessons from Basic Sailing to Bareboat Cruising and Coastal Navigation. Whether you are interested in day sailing or have visions of chartering a sailboat in exotic locations like the Caribbean or the Med, our sailing lessons are specifically designed to prepare you to safely skipper a cruising sailboat in a variety of conditions and locales with total confidence. Since our lessons are … Continue reading Outbound Sailing Read More...

Anchoring Quiz

Anchoring Quiz Anchoring is a giant part of the boating experience and we have to know how to do it well. Take our quiz and see how much you really know! Read More...

Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School

Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School - Key Largo, FL We are an award winning ASA sailing school offering live aboard ASA sailing classes and sailing charters in the beautiful Florida Keys and the Bahamas. During a typical sailing vacation, we mix in some snorkeling, some sailing, some fishing, some kayaking and some relaxing. Learn to sail at your own pace surrounded by turquoise waters and the smell of the open sea. We offer customized live aboard sailing courses for couple. For a better overall … Continue reading Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School Read More...
What's In A Rig, Wing Sail

What’s In A Rig? – Wingsail

What’s In A Rig? – Wingsail Although wingsails have risen to the limelight with the America’s Cup now employing the technology across the board, they are in no way a brand new concept. Read More...

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream!

LTD Sailing – Living The Dream! - Caribbean LTD Sailing – ‘Living the Dream!’ is the premier sailing school in the Caribbean, offering 7 & 10 day ‘Cruise and Learn’ vacations. We can also customize private courses to accommodate your specific sailing goals. Our instructors are the best in the industry and we only use top quality, modern charter boats from the best charter companies. We offer both monohull & catamaran certification courses. Learn to sail with the best while enjoying an unforgettable Caribbean sailing vacation! Read More...

Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone

Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone Judy was a nervous sailor but gained enough confidence & expertise to pass on her knowledge to others who want to sail but are a bit intimidated by it all. Read More...

The ASA

Home-The-ASA

The American Sailing Association introduced certifications to the United States over 30 years ago. Today, with 300 sailing schools worldwide and 467,000 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!