Intelligent Sailing
St. Petersburg, Central West Florida
(727) 688-3007 |

Come aboard and soak in the stunning views of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, and the vast expanse of Tampa Bay with Intelligent Sailing’s top-notch experiences. Cruise on our cutting-edge luxury yachts for personalized, one-on-one coaching tailored to your skill level – whether you’re up for a laid-back “fun day” or aiming for advanced training and ASA certifications with our seasoned instructors. As ASA’s longest-serving Sailing School in St. Petersburg, Florida, boasting over 20 years of experience, we feature an entire fleet of new model yachts, ranging from just a few months to a few years old. With Intelligent Sailing, you sail and snooze on brand-new yachts!

Indulge in luxury with our Intelligent Sailing School or opt for our Yacht Club Membership program, or why not both? Gain exclusive access to our impeccably maintained fleet of yachts, including monohulls and catamarans ranging from 32 to 51 feet, each decked out with lavish amenities like multiple cabins, air conditioning, generators, refrigerators/freezers, fresh-water electric heads, and more.

Nestled in the prestigious Harborage Marina, our spot offers unparalleled convenience, with mega-yacht slips, a charming grilling area, swimming pool, lounge, showers, and laundry facilities. Enjoy easy access to downtown St. Pete’s vibrant scene, top beaches, and Tampa International Airport.

At Intelligent Sailing, we’re all about going above and beyond. From private cruises to beginner classes, corporate team-building events to special charters, we’ve got it all. Plus, explore ASA Sailing Certification Courses to boost your skills and confidence on the water.

Ready to turn your sailing dreams into reality? Our services include yacht brokerage, guiding you through every step of the process. With our Owner options, leave the care and maintenance to us while enjoying passive income opportunities based on usage.

Dive into the lively spirit of Tampa Bay and downtown St. Petersburg with Intelligent Sailing – where every journey promises extraordinary adventures.

Why settle for ordinary? Instead, join Florida’s premier sailing school and elevate your adventure with Intelligent Sailing. Choose from our fleet of new yachts and take your sailing escapades to new heights.

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, Coastal Cruising
ASA 103, 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
The successful sailor will have the knowledge and skills to safely and competently dock and maneuver a sailboat under auxiliary power in a variety of conditions. Includes knowledge of steering and propulsion theory, wind and current, single and double-rudder monohulls, catamarans, safety precautions, knots and line handling, fixed and floating docks.

Other Services Available

  • Couples Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Corporate Team Building Courses
  • ASA 'Challenges'
  • Day Sail Charters (public)
  • Day Sail Charters (member-only)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sailboat Cruises
  • Racing 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. Intelligent Sailing is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.

Sailing School Reviews / Testimonials

  • After 9 years as a member of Intelligent Sailing, I've fulfilled personal goals of gaining confidence in my sailing abilities. The Owners/Managers/fellow members of IS have become good friends and meet ALL my expectations. [read more]

    David - Intelligent Sailing

  • I have been sailing with Marty more times than I can count on each of their fleet boats. They are all meticulously maintained, great looking boats. [read more]

    Trey - Intelligent Sailing

  • Marty and Danny were truly amazing during my entire experience. They were helpful, kind, professional, and very knowledgeable on everything.[read more]

    Payton - Intelligent Sailing

Contact Information

Intelligent Sailing

Address 1110 3rd Street SouthSt. PetersburgFL33701USA
Phone (727) 688-3007

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