Lanier Sailing Academy – Atlanta has been in business since 1969. We have earned the ASA Outstanding School of the Year Award 5 Times and have won numerous ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year awards. Our quality of instruction is excellent and the fun we have along the way is legendary. We are the largest sailing school on Lake Lanier with 16 boats in our fleet ranging from 22′ to 36′. We employ over 30 ASA certified instructors at our Atlanta location.
Lanier Sailing Academy – Atlanta also provides sailing club services via our Passport Sailing Club and sailboat rentals. Our club members enjoy unlimited usage of our fleet, numerous sailing clinics, 14 club regattas per year and several dock parties throughout the seasons.
We really do enjoy teaching the art of sailing. Our employees and instructors are very supportive and friendly to new sailors. No grumpy salts here, just sweet folks that enjoy teaching the sport of sailing to all.
Lanier Sailing Academy offers ASA courses from 101 through 106. Our 101 three day course has unlimited days. In the event you have trouble, we’ll provide additional days at no cost, until you certify or your money back.
Our Passport Sailing Club provides continuing education through our clinics. We enjoy teaching various clinics … Docking, Spinnaker, Racing, Anchoring, Heavy Weather, Coastal Navigation, Celestial Navigation, Charter Management, etc, etc ….
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 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
- Private Courses
- Day Sail Charters (public)
- Day Sail Charters (member-only)
Lanier Sailing Academy
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