What Sailing Course Do You Need?

By: Cruising Tips, Learn To Sail

Once you decide that you want to learn to sail you might be trying to navigate the sailing certifications available to you.  This should help clear up the sailing education process.  If you have some sailing experience you can always ask your sailing school about “challenging” a course. If they offer the challenge option you can sit for the test without taking the course and then demonstrate your abilities in a much more streamlined fashion.   The sailing courses available to you: If you are a beginner and have little to no experience you’ll want to start with ASA 101.  This …

What is a sailing education?

By: Standards

You may have heard the term, but what does it actually mean? What is involved in a sailing education, and what are the benefits? Some people are lucky enough to grow up on the water, with a parent, sibling, or friend who is an expert sailor to teach them the ropes. But most of us weren’t that fortunate, so we have to look for a different way to learn to sail. When you make the choice to get a sailing education, you are in effect saying, “I want to do it the right way.” This means learning the fundamentals, which …