Join us in the Beautiful BVI for weeklong live aboard courses. Learning to sail with us is always great fun. We make time for swimming, snorkeling and island exploring. We are the only school in the BVI with a dedicated Catamaran in fleet, Sweet n Salty is a Leopard 44 with 4 queen en suite cabins and is perfect to learn on for future bareboat chartering. Abi Gale is a Beneteau 50 with 4 queen en suite cabins and is ideal for learning how to bareboat charter a monohull. We are the only school in the BVI with a true 2-day ASA 101 course where you really learn how to sail a 24 ft keelboat. “IC 24 Marco”
Live aboard Courses include private showers and heads with electric toilets, generator, air conditioning, wifi, USB in all cabins, swimming platform, snorkels, and paddle board.
The British Virgin Islands is one of the best places in the world to sail with consistent winds 15-20 knots E and 85-degree days make this a sailor’s paradise. Based in the beautiful picturesque Nanny Cay Marina with many amenities including pool, showers, Peg leg restaurant and beach. We are passionate about sailing and want to share that passion with you. Tortola Sailing and Sights is for novice sailors wanting to learn the ropes, to salty sailors who wanting to build miles, we welcome everyone. We can help with private bareboat charters with our amazing partners in Tortola.
Amazing local instructors with calm, patient, adaptable teaching styles to suit you. You will fall in love with BVI and not want to leave your boat or instructor behind at the end of your course.
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 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.
Learn to skipper a sailing vessel on extended offshore passages requiring celestial navigation. Knowledge of long-term passage planning, offshore vessel selection, sail repair, offshore first aid, watch-keeping, emergency procedures, abandon ship protocols, safety and seamanship.
Other Services Offered
- Women Only Courses
- Couples Courses
- Private Courses
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- Vacation Charters
ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program
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.
Tortola Sailing & Sights is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.
Tortola Sailing & Sights
|Address||Waterfront DriveRoad Town, TortolaVG 11011British Virgin Islands|