Sailboat Shop Scorpion Bay
Lake Pleasant, Arizona
| (928) 501-7245 |

The SAILBOAT SHOP SCORPION BAY – Arizona Sailing Headquarters at Lake Pleasant’s Scorpion Bay Marina! The Sailboat Shop Scorpion Bay has been serving desert sailors since 1988 and is YOUR ONE STOP SHOP for your sailing needs: Sailing Lessons, Rentals & Tours, New Catalina Yachts Boats.

The SAILBOAT SHOP SCORPION BAY offers American Sailing Association (ASA) certified courses: on Lake Pleasant we teach the ASA101 Basic Keelboat 1 Class, ASA103 Basic Coastal Cruising Class, ASA105 Coastal Navigation and ASA118 Docking Endorsement; in California and Florida we teach “ocean” classes of ASA103 Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA104 Bareboat Chartering, ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising, 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 are 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? The Sailboat Shop Scorpion Bay is a distributor of new Catalina Yachts. We also rent our Catalina 25 and 270 to ASA graduates at a discounted rate.

Whether you are in Arizona on vacation or are a lifelong 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 spectacular desert vistas.

American Sailing Certifications Offered

ASA 101, Keelboat Sailing 1
ASA 101, Keelboat Sailing 1
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.
ASA 102, Keelboat Sailing 2
ASA 102, Keelboat Sailing 2
Learn to skipper and crew aboard a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 30 feet in length by day in winds up to 20 knots. Depart, sail, and return with control demonstrating teamwork.
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
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.
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
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.
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.
ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran
ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran
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.
ASA 118, Docking Endorsement
ASA 118, Docking Endorsement
Learn basic docking skills for boats with single inboard or outboard engines. Discover the basic theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury.

Other Services Available

  • 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
  • Flotillas
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sailboat Cruises
  • Racing Courses
  • Sail Trim Courses
  • Spinnaker Courses


ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program - Sign Up Now >>

At ASA we recognize the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served or are serving in our country's armed forces. As a token of our appreciation, and our way of saying thank you, we are inviting veterans and active military personnel to share our passion for sailing by offering a discount on our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course. Sailboat Shop Scorpion Bay is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.

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Sailboat Shop Scorpion Bay

Address 10970 W. Peninsula Rd. Scorpion Bay MarinaLake PleasantAZ 85342USA
Phone (928) 501-7245
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