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, …

#Saillocal: Have You Sailed Lake Erie?

By: Destinations, Learn To Sail, Schools

If you have never visited the Great Lakes region, do you really understand how large these lakes are? For a segment of the population that has no clue about the geography of the Great Lakes, they appear as a body of water somewhere between Canada and Chicago. That may sound like a generalization but until you get out on a boat in the Great Lakes it is hard to realize that multi-day charters are required if you want to see all of Lake Erie or Lake Michigan. There is a large, welcoming and active sailing community on Lake Erie. The …

Sail Local: Sailing Colorado

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Drive across Colorado and you’ll notice that there are a lot of mountains and a lack of an ocean.  Rivers flow in every direction from the Continental divide and you are more apt to find a ski resort than a sailing school. However, they exist and if you thought that being landlocked would prevent you from learning how to sail, you would be wrong.  Colorado is home to plenty of lakes and reservoirs and it is there where Coloradans work on their sailing education.  There is a sailing community in Colorado. Is Colorado the place for you to learn to …

Sailing Local With ASA Outstanding Instructors – Texas

By: Learn To Sail, Schools

Local Schools With Outstanding Instructors When the dust settles on the COVID-19 crisis we will be looking to get back outside and back out on the water. That is when you should be seeking out your local sailing school. Explore the idea of sailing with one of ASA’s Outstanding Instructors. It’s time to #Saillocal with ASA Outstanding Instructors. Take a look at some of the highest-rated instructors in the ASA family: Texas Jon JonesHouston, Texas Bartholomew TimmWebster, Texas Bay Area Sailing School Our home port at Watergate Yachting Center in Kemah, Texas provides sailing courses certified by the American Sailing …

Sailing Local With ASA Outstanding Instructors – Florida

By: Learn To Sail, Schools

Local Schools With Outstanding Instructors When the dust settles on the COVID-19 crisis we will be looking to get back outside and back out on the water. That is when you should be seeking out your local sailing school. Explore the idea of sailing with one of ASA’s Outstanding Instructors. It’s time to #Saillocal with ASA Outstanding Instructors. Take a look at some of the highest-rated instructors in the ASA family (Florida): Florida Chet ShubertPunta Gorda, FloridaGulf Coast Sailing & Cruising School Our diverse, sub-tropical sailing waters are unmatched for training and our ASA instructor ratings are awesome! We achieve …

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Sailing Local With ASA Outstanding Instructors – East Coast

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Local Schools With Outstanding Instructors When the dust settles on the COVID-19 crisis we will be looking to get back outside and back out on the water. That is when you should be seeking out your local sailing school. Explore the idea of sailing with one of ASA’s Outstanding Instructors. It’s time to #Saillocal with ASA Outstanding Instructors. Take a look at some of the highest-rated instructors in the ASA family: (East Coast) Sterling BrysonCharleston, South Carolina Charleston Sailing School & Yacht ChartersSpecializes in creating unique yachting adventures. A steady sea breeze flows through our historic harbor providing ideal conditions …