St. Louis Sailing School
St. Charles, Missouri

St. Louis Sailing School is centrally located in the Midwest and is the oldest continuously operating sailing school in the St. Louis Missouri Metropolitan Area. Our Instructors each have over 13 years of teaching experience as Certified ASA Instructors. Our Classroom is located in St. Louis County, Missouri and our on water classes are held on beautiful Carlyle Lake in Illinois, one of the Midwest’s top sailing lakes.

We offer both weekend and weekday courses, private lessons and have evening classroom sessions to accommodate the needs of the students. Our Basic classes are taught aboard a quick, nimble and stable Colgate 26.

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.

Other Services Offered

  • Couples Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sail Trim Courses

Contact Information

St. Louis Sailing School

Address 6171 Highway VSt. CharlesMO63301United States
Phone(618) 978-6162
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