The SAILBOAT SHOP – Arizona Sailing Headquarters at Lake Pleasant’s NEW Scorpion Bay Marina! The Sailboat Shop has been serving desert sailors for over 30 years and is YOUR ONE STOP SHOP for all of your sailing needs: Sailing Lessons, Rentals & Tours, Parts and Services, New and Used Boats for Sale.
The SAILBOAT SHOP offers American Sailing Association (ASA) certified courses: on Lake Pleasant we teach the ASA101 Basic Keelboat Class, ASA103 Basic Coastal Cruising Class and ASA105 Coastal Navigation; in San Diego and Long Beach California we teach “ocean” classes of ASA103 Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA104 Bareboat Chartering and ASA114 Catamaran Cruising. In addition we offer a Lake Pleasant 3-Hour Sailing Experience that can be either an introductory sailing lesson or just a beautiful sunset cruise aboard a 25′- 30′ sloop.
SAILING is one of the few sports that can be enjoyed YEAR ROUND by the entire family. Whether you’re sailing along on a stiff breeze or anchored in a secluded cove, fishing off the stern or enjoying a moonlight cruise, there is something in sailing for everyone at every age and ALL YEAR ROUND in Arizona.
Need a boat or service? The Sailboat Shop is a distributor of new and used boats and can provide a variety of hull, sail, and motor repairs as well as sailboat rentals to qualified sailors.
Whether you are in Arizona on vacation or are a life long resident, for a fabulous desert experience it is hard to beat sailing. Come join us on Lake Pleasant for the unparalleled joy of gliding smoothly through the water propelled only by a stiff breeze to the view of a spectacular desert vistas.
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30-45' feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions.
Other Services Offered
- Women Only Courses
- Couples Courses
- Youth Courses
- Private Courses
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- ASA 'Challenges'
- Day Sail Charters (public)
- Day Sail Charters (member-only)
- Vacation Charters
- Sunset Cruises
- Sailboat Cruises
- Racing Courses
- Sail Trim Courses
- Spinnaker Courses
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