Sail Away Catamarans
Edgewater, Maryland

Have you completed ASA 101 – 104 and are ready to take on learning to sail a catamaran? We are Sail Away Catamarans, and we specialize in teaching ASA 114 sailing on our beautiful fleet of multihull sailboats.

At Sail Away Catamarans you will find a family of experienced, professional teachers, beautifully kept and up to date catamarans, and a welcoming atmosphere that will help you relax and enjoy learning how to sail some of the most amazing multihull sailboats. Catering to your needs is what we do best. We have flexibility to work with your busy schedule and take the time to understand where you are on your journey in learning to sail so that you can continue to develop as a sailboat captain. Our goal is to ensure that you learn all about catamarans and the catamaran sailing skills you need to be comfortable and enjoy captaining your own catamaran or charter boat.

Sail Away Catamarans has many ASA certification locations. These locations include Chesapeake Bay, Key West, Bahamas, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the US and Spanish Virgin Islands.

Sail Away Catamarans offers private and group sailing lessons. We leave the size of your class up to you. Our ASA 114 course can be taught on a variety of catamaran manufacturers from Fountaine Pajot, Leopard, Seawind and more. After you have finished your course, you can then charter one of our amazing catamarans in any of our fleet locations and be your own captain! Many new catamaran owners find that insurance coverage requires ASA certification to captain their own boat. We can help you get certified and, if you prefer, teach you on your own catamaran.

ASA Sailing Certification Courses Offered

ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing
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.
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 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.

Other Services Offered

  • Couples Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Vacation Charters
  • Sailboat Cruises

Contact Information

Sail Away Catamarans

Address Sail Away Catamarans64A Old South River Rd. EdgewaterMD21037USA
Phone (410) 956-9323
Website www.sailawaycatamarans.com
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