Kauai Sailing Association
Lihue, Hawaii
| (808) 346-6051 | kauaisailing.org

Kaua`i Sailing Association is located at Nawiliwili Harbor, on the beautiful island of Kaua`i, Hawaii. With over 50 years of combined experience, our team of knowledgeable and supportive staff can provide you with the skills you need to achieve your sailing goals and enjoy your nautical adventures. Our oceanfront clubhouse is the ideal location to learn new sailing skills, gain confidence, and have an experience of a lifetime. Kaua`i’s year-round warm tropical climate, ocean temperatures averaging 80 degrees, and winds that are typically 8-20 knots enables us to offer classes year-round in a comfortable and safe environment.

Kaua`i Sailing’s team is able to individualize and customize our class offerings to your needs and schedule. We offer group and private instruction providing you flexibility and the opportunity to make the most of your time. Membership to our organization grants you access to our fleet, discounted rates on classes, and much more. For visitors, our staff is able to help plan and guide your entire adventure on Kaua`i with local knowledge, advice, and recommendations for hotels, tours, and restaurants, allowing you to relax and enjoy your vacation.

Kaua`i Sailing Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2008 and has been building community connections through sailing and marine education for over 14 years. While our main focus originated in both adult and youth sailing classes, we now enjoy over 20 collaborative partnerships on island, state, and national levels to include education, culture, and conservation opportunities for our community. Making Kaua`i Sailing Association your choice of sailing school helps our non-profit empower our local community through our mission of “Teaching Life Skills Through Marine Awareness”. Ask us about our Marine Education Classes!

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 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.

Other Services Available

  • Women Only Courses
  • Couples Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Corporate Team Building Courses
  • Summer Camps for Kids
  • Day Sail Charters (public)

Contact Information

Kauai Sailing Association

Address 2494 Waapa RdLihueHI96766United States
Phone (808) 346-6051
Website kauaisailing.org
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