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

Online Sailing Course
"Your First Sail"

Hypothermia - ASA Bite Sized Lessons

Bite Sized Lessons : Hypothermia

Bite Sized Lessons : Hypothermia In this lesson we take a look at some of the do's and don'ts when it comes to hypothermia and how to prevent a life-threatening situation. Read More...

Sunrise Sailing Academy

Sunrise Sailing Academy - Gainesville, GA Hello, I’m Dan Kingery and I’m the Skipper here at SunRise Sail (Formerly SailTime Atlanta). We offer a sailing school and two different sailing clubs and we are really looking forward to meeting and sailing with you on Lake Lanier (The Atlanta Ocean). SunRise Sailing Academy offers ASA certified instruction and we guarantee that you will earn your ASA Basic Keel Boat 101 certification. We are proud of the fact that when students finish our … Continue reading Sunrise Sailing Academy Read More...
Responding To An Emergency Quiz

Responding to an Emergency Quiz

Responding to an Emergency Quiz We all know we need nav lights for when the sun goes down but it’s important to understand what we are looking at when we see the lights on other boats. Read More...
2018 San Juan Islands Flotilla

The San Juan Islands & Gulf Islands

The San Juan Islands & Gulf Islands The San Juan Islands of northwest Washington and the adjacent Gulf Islands of British Columbia are a cruising paradise. These unspoiled islands boast sheltered waters, magnificent marine parks, quiet villages and an abundanc Read More...

Top 5 Ways You Know You’re a Cruiser Not a Racer

Top 5 Ways You Know You’re a Cruiser Not a Racer Two common types of sailor are "The Racer" and the "The Cruiser" and there are some clear distinctions that separate the two... Read More...

American Maritime Academy – Hurghada

American Maritime Academy – Hurghada - Egypt The American Maritime Academy was established in 2006 to provide a maritime educational program that is both in-depth and accessible to the average mariner whose aspirations revolve around power-boat and sailboat handling. Our strategic uniqueness in the Middle-East stems from the lack of comparable establishments, which cater to the booming yachting industry in the twelve Arab countries of the region. Read More...



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!


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!


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


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!