The Navy Patuxent Sailing Club membership is over two hundred Active Duty, Reserve, Civil Service, and Contractor personnel. We come from all backgrounds with a common interest and a variety of skill levels in sailing. With the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay at our back door, we have the finest sailing on the East Coast just minutes away.
- To provide the means for eligible personnel and their dependents to experience and appreciate the pleasures of sailing.
- To instruct members and further their interest and capabilities in small and large boat handling.
- To further sailing as a competitive sport in the Navy.
- To provide a means for small boat sailing competition among service units, and between the Navy and civilian fleets.
- To promote seamanship, piloting, navigation, and water safety in by participation in the Navy Sail Training Program.
- To assist the Commanding Officer in the promotion and successful operation of recreational sailing as an important part of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation program.
- To coordinate and cooperate with local sailing and yachting organizations as will enhance the prestige of the Navy and bring credit to NAS Patuxent River.
ASA Sailing Certification Courses Offered
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 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.
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.
We are offering $50 off our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.
Navy Patuxent Sailing Club
|Address||PO Box 2202Patuxent RiverMaryland20670United States|