Sail Local: Sailing The Great Lakes

By: Destinations, Schools

Take a look at a map of the United States and the Great Lakes seem to be dwarfed by the two large bodies of water on the east and the west. Don’t let that fool you, the Great Lakes are huge and they offer a varied experience when it comes to sailing. If the ocean is not in your backyard, find a lake. We say “#saillocal” and find a school nearby to help you work on your sailing, teach you some skills or just introduce you to some new sailing friends. Sail the Great Lakes At over 95,000 square miles, …

Charter Sailboat Resources

By: Charter, Destinations

You might be daydreaming about a sailing vacation so we have put together a resource to help you plan your next great sailing adventure.  Whether you have just begun to sail and have recently earned your ASA 101 certification or if you have already mastered ASA 114 and are a veteran of bareboat charters this resource should help you. There is something for everyone here with information on flotillas, sailing education courses, and bareboat charters.

Featured School: Captain In You Sailing Schools

By: Destinations, Instructors, Schools

Captain in You Sailing Schools is really three distinct sailing experiences under the umbrella of one common theme. That is to learn to be proficient on the water and to become a sailor. The three schools of Captain In You Sailing Schools, Delmarva Sailing School, Nockamixon Sailing School and Virgin Islands Sailing Academy all teach ASA courses in different settings ASA spoke with Captain In You about its schools, their sailing grounds, and their programs. Where They Sail  The “Captain in You Sailing Schools” (CIYSS) provide ASA students with four sailing venues lake, bay, coastal and ocean from three separate …

Sailing New England – Arabella Grand Tour

By: Charter, Destinations

UPDATE: A year ago we sailed the British Virgin Islands with ASA members aboard Sailing Yacht Arabella. ASA has a charter partnership agreement with the Manhattan Yacht Club that allows our members and guests to experience sailing aboard this majestic vessel. For obvious reasons, we can’t be on her today but soon we will all be back on her deck, smiling and sailing! In late August 2021, ASA and the Manhattan Yacht Club will once again partner to deliver guests a luxury sailing yacht experience aboard the Sailing Yacht Arabella. Sailors will depart Newport, Rhode Island for the offshore destinations …

Sailing Rhode Island With Black Rock Sailing

By: Destinations, Schools

Spend a day in Newport, Rhode Island and you will be drawn to the sailing lifestyle. Black Rock Sailing has offered up a taste of what Rhode Island Sailing is all about. Why Sail Rhode Island? Rhode Island, the tiniest state in the Union, is known as the Ocean State – as it is blessed with 400 miles of coastline where you will find countless nooks and crannies, and dozens of picturesque New England harbor towns to tuck in and explore.   Narragansett Bay is a world class sailing mecca that is blessed with consistent sea breezes most afternoons and calm …

Sailing Croatia With Adriatic Sailing Academy

By: Destinations, Learn To Sail, Schools

An Update from Croatia The situation in Croatia is really good, it makes us very happy. Our borders are open and we are all ready to start our activities. Of course, everything will be different, but we believe and hope for a good future, and the sea and sailing are certainly the best and safest choice. – From Adriatic Sailing Academy May 19, 2020 Croatia is a sailing destination that is on many bucket lists and rightly so with its miles of coastlines and deep history. This part of the Mediterranean is home to over a thousand islands for exploring …