We’re proud to announce a new video series called “ASA’s Inside Sailing,” where we conduct on-camera interviews with prominent and/or interesting figures in the world of sailing. In our inaugural episode, we spotlight Tom Simmons, Director of Coyote: The Mike Plant Story (trailer). In his feature length documentary Simmons delves deep into the life of American solo-sailor Mike Plant who was both an extremely daring sailor and a very compelling character. In our interview, we ask Simmons (also the nephew of Plant) what he learned about sailing, filmmaking and himself after the immersive process of directing this extraordinarily well-made and … Continue reading Inside Sailing – Tom Simmons, Director of ‘Coyote: The Mike Plant Story’
With Christmas only a few days away there’s always some last minute gift buying that needs to be done! If one of those people on your last minute list is a sailor then ASA has got you covered. Below are 3 quick and easy gift ideas that will be delivered instantly – no gift wrapping required!
The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s premier sail education authority, announced today that its top-rated sailing app, Sailing Challenge, is now available on the large screens of laptops and desktop computers. Previously available only on the mobile platforms of iOS and Android, the best selling sailing app serves double duty as a teaching tool and an entertaining game and can now be launched on a laptop or a desktop computer.
A big thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Caribbean Sweepstakes. We had a record breaking year and you all helped us raise $41,379 for Hands Across The Sea. “We are truly grateful for our ongoing partnership with the American Sailing Association, which has been extremely fruitful for us, as well as the generosity of Horizon Yacht Charters and Elite Island Resorts,” said Tom and Harriet Linskey, co-founders of Hands Across the Sea, the largest and most effective literacy assistance organization serving the Eastern Caribbean. “Thanks to this annual program, a true win-win for everyone involved, we have witnessed … Continue reading Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes Winners
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: American Sailing Association raises more than $41,000 for Hands Across The Sea in its 2018 Caribbean Sweepstakes. $180,000 Donated to Non-Profit Organization Focused on Raising Literacy Levels of Caribbean Children Since 2012 LOS ANGELES (November 2, 2018) The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s premier sail education authority, announced today that it raised $41,379 in its fall 2018 Caribbean sweepstakes benefitting Hands Across the Sea. Since ASA selected Hands Across the Sea as its exclusive fall sweepstakes charity partner seven years ago, it has helped to raise approximately $180,000 for the non-profit organization committed to raising literacy levels … Continue reading ASA Raises More Than $41k For Hands Across The Sea
The American Sailing Association (ASA), in partnership with its national network of affiliate sailing schools, announced today a special initiative exclusively for active and retired military to thank them for their sacrifices in carrying out their respective missions to protect the United States and its interests, and maintain the safety and freedom of U.S. citizens. For 365 days beginning on Veterans Day 2018, America’s premier sail education authority will take advantage of its unique position to express its gratitude to these brave individuals by offering ASA’s basic sailing course (ASA 101) at a special rate.
The U.S. Coast Guard has received reports from crews, ship owners, inspectors and other mariners regarding poor reception on VHF frequencies used for radiotelephone, digital selective calling (DSC) and automatic identification systems (AIS) when in the vicinity of light emitting diode (LED) lighting on-board ships (e.g., navigation lights, searchlights and floodlights, interior and exterior lights, adornment).
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from WECT with Kevin Hennessey from Cape Fear Sailing Academy.
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from CBS 58 and Brian Earl from Sea Safari Sailing School.
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from FOX 11 and Elbert “Ash” Ashbaugh from the American Sailing Association in Los Angeles, California