While We Wait…Free Sailing Content From ASA

By: Elearn, Learn To Sail

Most of us sailors are sitting in front of our desks attempting to work while fantasizing about sailing. Staying at home is not so bad as long as we are somewhat distracted, right? Have you baked enough bread?Have you binged watch your favorite TV shows?Do you know more about tigers and tiger breeding than you ever thought you could learn? Let’s learn something about sailing instead. The American Sailing Association has a series of free videos with tips and instructions to help you work on your sailing education while we wait out the COVID-19 crisis.

Get Your Sailing Dream Started Online

By: Elearn

Sailors often have to patiently wait out the capricious winds, tides, and storms, but there is one sailing ground where the conditions are always perfect: the Internet. ASA offers online sailing lessons to get first-timers, or those who need a refresher, up to speed in advance of an outing on the water! Of course, getting outside with the wind and waves is always preferable to getting in front of a computer, but ASA’s online sailing lessons can help you prepare for that first trip out, and give you something useful to do when real sailing just isn’t possible! Our online …

ASA launches learn to sail online system with “Your First Sail” course

By: American Sailing Association, Elearn, Members, Standards

Stepping aboard a sailboat for the first time takes courage. The new sailor is entering a floating world where there are new rules, and even, in some cases, a new language. What happens when someone asks you to ease the main sheet, or calls out “helms-a-lee?” Well, you don’t have to be unprepared when that moment comes! Before you hit the water, you can begin to learn to sail online. The American Sailing Association is taking its dedication to quality sailing education to a new level, launching its eLearning system and the brand new course, Your First Sail. Who is …