Online Courses

Can’t get out on the water? Pressed for time? Online learning allows the sailor to manage new knowledge from home. Not all sailing knowledge can be obtained through online instruction but much of the theory and some of the instruction is available through online courses. Take a course that is hard to find in your area or supplement your knowledge with these ASA approved online courses.
 

Your First Sail

Welcome to Your First Sail, the American Sailing Association’s short, fun, online sailing course designed to familiarize you with the world of sailing, one that some see as a sport and others choose as a lifestyle.
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Bite Sized Lessons

We know that learning to sail can be overwhelming and there is a lot to take in. In an effort to help we’ve created a series of “Bite Sized Lessons” taken straight out or our textbooks – Sailing Made Easy and Basic Cruising Made Easy.
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Starpath Courses

By special arrangement, because of the “one fathom social distancing” plan, Starpath has made their ASA-approved online courses available to all. All the courses allow students to study at their own pace and include opportunities to...
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North U Courses & Webinars

Bicycles, bobsleds, sailboats. No matter what you race, you’ve got to be fast to win. If it’s sailboats you race, then the North U Trim Webinar is for you. North U Trim Webinars teach the latest in racing skills with an emphasis on practical...
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Docking Made Easy

Learn how to dock a sailboat under sail, or under power, in a variety of different scenarios. Sailing legend Peter Isler walks us through the process using animations, illustrations and live action footage.
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Marine Weather University

Marine Weather University is designed to help you further your knowledge of weather - tailored to a marine focus. Classes cover a variety of essential topics employing a combination of lectures, quizzes and resource material.
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Knots Made Easy

There are as many sailing knots as there are stars in the night sky — or so it seems. But the reality is that most sailors can get along with only knowing a few, as long as they’re the right ones. Our Knots Made Easy video series includes some...
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Sailing Made Easy

Sailing Made Easy An American Sailing Association Educational Series There are as many sailing knots as there are stars in the night sky — or so it seems. But the reality is that most sailors can get along with only knowing a few...
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Inside Sailing with Peter Isler

Inside Sailing with Peter Isler is a captivating series that immerses viewers in the beautiful world of sailing. The series explores sailing through several formats including interviews, on-the-water training, and presentation-style breakdowns. 
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Online / Interactive Learning

It is important to understand that you cannot learn to skipper a boat without actually being on a boat but you can learn some of the information before your on the water courses.It’s no secret that the COVID-19 crisis has changed all of our lives forever...
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