American Sailing Association in 2019: The Year in Review

By: American Sailing Association

Our commitment is to be a voice for the sailing community and a role player in the global arena when it comes to environmental stewardship and awareness.  At the American Sailing Association the goal was and is to share the love of sailing with as many people as possible while being a steward for the lifestyle in our community.  2019 saw the implementation of an ASA directive to increase participation by women. Our goal is to increase the number of women taking our courses to be equal to the number of men enrolled. 2019 brought upon growing Environmental Stewardship at …

2010: The Year in American Sailing

By: American Sailing Association, Flotillas, Members, Safety, Sailboats, Social Media

2010 has been a year of drama on the high seas, and one of change and excitement for ASA. Here’s a rundown of some of the big news from the past year: TOP SAILING STORY OF THE YEAR: Abby Sunderland Nothing else in the maritime world even came close to equaling the notoriety (and controversy) of this 16-year-old Californian sailor’s odyssey. Sunderland departed from ASA’s home port of Marina Del Rey, CA in January, attempting to become the youngest solo circumnavigator ever (a record previously held by her older brother Zac). She successfully rounded Cape Horn, but on June 10, …