Reef Runner Sailing School, established in 1999, is an ASA accredited sailing school located in Panama City, FL and Key Largo, FL offering sailing instruction for the beginning to experienced sailor. Come see why we are simply the best at teaching you how to sail, helping you improve your skills, and spreading a genuine enthusiasm for sailing.
Learn to sail in the emerald waters around Panama City, FL, and explore one of the Gulf of Mexico’s most beautiful areas; or enjoy the best the Florida Keys has to offer by learning to sail in the Key Largo to Key West corridor. Both locations offer some of the best sailing anywhere. Our sailing classes consist of a proven and successful curriculum for teaching the fundamentals or advancing your hard earned skills. Our goal is to provide a relaxed sailing environment and we even guarantee our classes. You will have enough time on the water to cover the full content of your course or we will take you out again at no additional cost.
Our philosophy is to provide a fun filled and relaxed sailing environment utilizing US Coast Guard and ASA trained and certified instructors on comfortable Coast Guard approved teaching vessels. All sailing classes are kept small and conducted onboard emphasizing hands-on experience. Classes are booked on demand so you are not limited by a set schedule or calendar. We offer custom designed sailing itineraries that offer the best possible training in as little as a weekend, and special discounts are available when you reserve multi-course combination packages.
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.
Desire to improve or re-familiarize sailing knowledge and skills imparted during previous ASA keelboat certification course(s). Student and Instructor jointly decide on goals prior to the start of the review. Student receives a written, personalized Recommended Plan suggesting steps for continued improvement in knowledge and skills proficiencies after the review is completed. This review may be taken multiple times.
Other Services Offered
- Women Only Courses
- 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
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.
Reef Runner Sailing – Key Largo is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.
Reef Runner Sailing – Key Largo
|Address||Pilot House Marina.13 Seagate Boulevard Key LargoKey LargoFL33037United States|