Are you ready to follow your dreams? Many people see the little white triangles floating above a waterway and think, maybe someday. With some instruction and practice, someday is closer than you think!
Our goal is to motivate students in a safe, comfortable, and fun environment. As an ASA certified school, we teach the standards set forth in curriculum that is recognized worldwide.
Our instructors are certified and licensed USCG Captains who are patient, experienced and well informed about being on the water.
We have introductory courses and those ranging from Basic Keel Boat to Advanced Coastal Cruising. We also have specialty classes like Powerboat Handling and those for “Women Only”. Private instruction is also available, on your boat or ours!
We’re proud to say that we’ve helped many novice and advanced sailors expand their confidence and knowledge about being on the water! We get it! There’s just something special about being on board!
- Classes are held: * Philadelphia Region * Barnegat Bay * Chesapeake Bay
- Our class size: maximum of 4
- Prices include textbooks, instruction fees and ASA certification
- Our boats are new, fully equipped sailboats in the 20’ to 41’ range – great for COVID social distancing
- We offer ASA’s Operation Vet Sail which provides a discount for military veterans
- Classes may be customized for your group
- ASA classes may be challenged
After you’ve learned to sail, we have Membership programs for you to get on board to practice your newly acquired sailing skills. We’re affiliated with SailTime Philadelphia and SailTime Jersey Shore boating Memberships for regular access to practice your skills. Let us know if you’re interested in finding out more.
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 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.
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.
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.
Learn basic docking skills for boats with single inboard or outboard engines. Discover the basic theory and hands-on techniques needed to dock and undock boats in an efficient manner and without damage or injury.
Other Services Offered
- Couples Courses
- Private Courses
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
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.
The Sailing School is offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.
I had such a great experience during my class! I learned a lot, have thoroughly enjoyed the boat, and you have been a pleasure to deal with.
Brian C. - The Sailing School
The Sailing School
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