ASA Sailing Schools in United States

Directory of American Sailing Association sailing schools located in USA where you can take beginning to advanced sailing lessons.

Alaska

Sailing Inc Seward, Alaska

(907) 224-3160 www.sailinginc.com

Sailing, Inc. is also Alaska’s only certified sailing instruction facility. Located in Seward, Alaska at the head of beautiful Resurrection Bay, our students enjoy favorable sailing conditions as they attain their American Sailing Association certifications from USCG licensed ASA instructors, with years of combined educational and sailing background.

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Arizona

Go Sail Arizona Peoria, Arizona

(602) 882-4398 www.gosailaz.com

GoSailAz is owned and operated by USCG Licensed Captains and ASA certified sailing instructors. We offer basic through advanced level certifications (101, 103, 104, and 105.) Go Sail Arizona students receive exclusive discounts on sailboat rentals with Pleasant Harbor Boat Rentals. 50% off 1/2 and full day rentals. These discounts are for Go Sail Arizona students ONLY. We have one Catalina 25, 2 Capri 22′s and 3 Holder 14′s available for rent to the public. … Continue reading Go Sail Arizona

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Sailboat Shop Lake Pleasant, Arizona

(928) 501-7245 sailaz.com

SAILING is one of the few sports that can be enjoyed YEAR ROUND by the entire family. Whether you’re sailing along on a stiff breeze or anchored in a secluded cove, fishing off the stern or enjoying a moonlight cruise, there is something in sailing for everyone at every age. SAILING IN THE DESERT may seem like an oxymoron, but it’s true. You can sail in the desert. We’re not talking about ‘Prairie Schooner’ covered wagon going to the California gold rush desert sailing. We have honest to goodness water sailing right here in the Valley of the Sun. Just northwest of Phoenix lies Lake Pleasant, a 10,000 acre man made lake held back by Waddel Dam.

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California

San Francisco Bay is the best place in the world to learn to sail. We do not have make up – it is all here. So the place is fantastic as a general learning location. Our school has two locations to sail from. Oakland Estuary has wind from each of two shores year round plus is protected from the higher winds of weather and seasons. Smooth flat waters of a Riviera zone to start for … Continue reading Afterguard Sailing Academy

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Let Blue Pacific Yachting help you realize the joys of sailing. Learn to sail in a safe and supportive environment under the expert guidance of our certified instructors. Students gain hands-on experience and acquire the knowledge and confidence to sail aboard a modern, mid-sized, fully-equipped yacht.

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We teach the ASA curriculum as it was designed to be taught. Our program incorporates FREE practice time and charter privileges with your tuition. Bluewater Sailing’s program is different. We don’t rush you through the classes, because extra sailing time makes you a safer sailor. Call to learn more about all the opportunities our program offers: free sailing time, a large fleet dedicated to our students, advanced classes, special one-day workshops, private sessions and much … Continue reading Bluewater Sailing

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California Sailing Cooperative (CSC), founded in 1994, is a non-profit club and school offering comprehensive sailing instruction, including ASA certifications, at an affordable cost on a well maintained Catalina 36. The teaching team, headed by Training Director Capt. Charlie Hentges, consisting of CSC’s ASA certified instructor/skippers and club mates, all of whom have completed at least 3 ASA courses. CSC earned the 2012 ASA “School of the Year” award.. CSC’s training philosophy permits members to … Continue reading California Sailing Cooperative

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Delta Sailing School offers classes and club membership in the beautiful, laid back, natural environment of the spectacular California Delta. With over 1,000 miles of waterway, we have lots of space for sailing and enjoying this peaceful gem that not too many people have discovered yet. We are convenient to Sacramento, the Foothills, the Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn to sail in steady winds and warm temperatures. Our instructors are enthusiastic and … Continue reading Delta Sailing School

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Harbor Sailboats is San Diego’s Premier Sailing Club, offering award winning instruction aboard Southern California’s most modern fleet of sailboats. Founded in 1969, Harbor Sailboats offers ASA sailing courses from Basic Keelboat to Advanced Coastal Cruising. In addition to offering the International Proficiency Certificate for European/Mediterranean chartering, Harbor Sailboats also offers learn to sail vacations. Spend the week aboard a luxurious sailing yacht while a certified instructor prepares you for a lifetime of confident sailing.

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Naos Yachts Marina del Rey, Southern California

(310) 821-8446 naosyachts.com

Naos Yachts, CA

The Naos Yachts team consists of offshore, coastal and dinghy racers, as well as long distance cruisers. Our instructors are all ASA certified and we provide instruction on brand new Beneteau yachts and Lagoon catamarans.

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The Newport Beach Sailing School is unique in that we specialize in private and semi-private sailing instruction off the coast of Southern California. Our motto is ‘The best value in private sailing lessons.’ We are dedicated to providing highly personalized instruction, and the classes are scheduled according to your availability.

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Pacific Yachting & Sailing is a premiere Sailing School located in Santa Cruz, California. We are one of the only schools in Northern California located on the Monterey Bay and Pacific Ocean. We also offer a fleet of 14 sailing yachts from 28-46 feet for Bareboat Charter, Instruction, Skippered Charters and Team Building Regattas. Our knowledgeable and supportive Captains will provide you with the education needed to experience the ultimate pleasure and respect for sailing … Continue reading Pacific Yachting & Sailing

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Sail Channel Islands

COASTAL CRUISING AND BAREBOAT TRAINING in Channel Islands NationalPark. That’s what I do. That and cruises for up to four people just for the fun of it. In terms of ASA qualifications, I only do private lessons – just you and your crew. And if your crew is a spouse who just needs a vacation, that’s fine, too.

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Sailing Ventures South Lake Tahoe, Northern California

(775) 287-4356 sailingventures.com

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We are the only ASA certified sail training facility at Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe offers beautiful views, technical sailing with challenging and varying winds, and a great weather sailing! Learn to sail aboard our nicely maintained sailboats at a reasonable price. Our instructors have sailed and taught all along the West Coast.

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Hi! I am Captain Lisa of SailTime San Francisco Bay. Sailing has been my passion ever since I can remember back to when I was 7 years old on a Sunfish with my father and the family dog! I spent many years sailing catamarans before I got serious and started sailing bigger boats. Along the way I took classes, read, studied and did a lot of sailing. The excellent training I have received both with … Continue reading SailTime – San Francisco

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SDSA offers private professional sailing instruction year round in San Diego, California. We own our own fleet of beautiful sailboats. We have very experienced, certified, licensed instructors. We offer private liveaboard instruction for those looking to skipper their own bareboat charter or are looking to get their own boat. Students often tell us they wish they started with us.

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The San Francisco Sailing Company has been providing bay area residents and visitors premier sailing experiences for nearly a decade. Now, in our 8th season we are providing what so many of our customers have been asking for, certified sailing instruction. We will teach you to sail the bay like a local. This is where we learned to sail and there is no better place in the world to start your sailing lifestyle than the … Continue reading San Francisco Sailing Company

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The Santa Barbara Sailing Center offers award winning instruction in one of the finest training locations in the world. We average 10-15 knots of wind right outside The Santa Barbara Harbor for our ASA 101 & 103 courses. During our 104 & 106 courses, we average 20-25 knots of wind at The Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. Training Vessels include Catalina 22’s, 28’s, 32’s, 36’s, 42’s & 50’s. All instructors all USCG licensed … Continue reading Santa Barbara Sailing Center

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At Seaforth Boater Education we offer sailing classes and lessons for every level of sailor, from beginner to advanced. If you are just starting out, we offer the Amercian Sailing Association’s Basic Keelboat Sailing course designed to teach the beginner the fundamentals of sailing. If you have been sailing for a while in the bays and are interested in getting more out of your sailing, take a look at our 3-Day or 4-Day ASA 103/104 … Continue reading Seaforth Boat Rentals

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South Bay Sailing has been offering a wide range American Sailing Association Certification Courses, Charters, Rentals, Youth Lessons/Camps, Social Events and much more since 2005. Learn basic through advanced sailing skills or just enjoy the day on the water with a twist of performance aboard one of our J/80s or our Farr 40. And why not hold your next team building regatta on actual race boats! No matter what sailing option you choose, our ASA … Continue reading South Bay Sailing

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Established in 1980 Spinnaker Sailing and has been providing sailing instruction on San Francisco Bay for over 34 years. As the oldest operating American Sailing Association school in the country Spinnaker Sailing has certified thousands of sailors and in the processes established itself as a leader in Sailing Instruction. Our location in Redwood City, California is an ideal place to learn with great weather, smooth seas and consistent winds. In addition to locally run classes … Continue reading Spinnaker Sailing

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Stillwater Yacht Club currently owns two Santana 22s, three FJs, Laser Picos, stand-up paddle boards and five Kayaks for our adult members to enjoy free of cost. Lessons are available by appointment at a nominal fee. Members may take the boats out on Carmel Bay upon demonstrating competent sailing skills. One Santana 22 is berthed in Monterey Harbor and use involves additional fees to offset slip expenses. Stillwater Yacht Club is a certified American Sailing … Continue reading Stillwater Yacht Club

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Catamarans and trimarans are not just another income stream for West Coast Multihulls, they are our passion. If your sailing goal is to become a proficient confident multihull sailor, we are the school for you. Our staff and Instructors have decades of multihull, training, sailing and live-aboard experience to draw from and share with you. We sail out of beautiful San Diego, CA with sailing classes offered year-round from the Sunroad Resort Marina. San Diego … Continue reading West Coast Multihulls

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Colorado

Come to Dillon Marina’s ASA Certified Sailing School and learn to sail with the pros. We will provide you with the knowledge and experience to enjoy sailing the challenging winds of Lake Dillon, rated one of the world’s best sailing destinations. Our instructors have thousands of miles of combined sailing experience over decades of teaching and sailing professionally.

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Nautilus Sailing Crested Butte, Colorado

(800) 680-7902 www.nautilussailing.com

Dreaming of learning how to sail? We’re an award winning ASA sailing school. Fantastic instructors, sexy sailboats, and stunning destinations. We specialize in week long liveaboard courses in the Grenadines (Caribbean) and Sea of Cortez (Mexico). In the summer time we conduct weekend ASA 101-103 courses on Blue Mesa, Colorado’s largest and best sailing lake.

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The Victoria Sailing School is Colorado’s oldest and largest sailing school. Since its founding in 1986, we have trained thousands of students from the Rocky Mountain area. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality product. Our courses range from introductory sailing classes through Coastal and Celestial Navigation, for those wishing to fulfill their ultimate dream. There is an old expression about learning how to sail “The Fastest Way to Learn How to Sail – … Continue reading Victoria Sailing School

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Located in the majestic Rocky Mountains, minutes away from major all season resorts, Windrider of the Rockies is nestled in Frisco Bay Marina. Surrounded by high mountain peaks, some over 14,000 feet, Lake Dillon Reservoir is a sailors heaven. Mentioned in the September 2014 Sail & Sailing magazines as a spot to visit. Our instructors have over 3o years of sailing experience which has been honed on this challenging lake. Our sailboats are heavy weather … Continue reading Windrider of the Rockies

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District of Columbia

The Pentagon Sailing Club is Washington DC’s premier volunteer association dedicated to safe recreational sailing on the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, the Chesapeake Bay, and wherever the winds may take us. We base our operations out of Capitol Cove Marina on Joint Base Anacostia – Bolling (formerly Bolling AFB), and maintain a fleet of club-owned sailboats. PSC offers classroom training, on-the-water sailing instruction, recreational sailing, sailboat racing and club charters. We offer sailing lessons and … Continue reading Pentagon Sailing Club

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Florida

Learn to sail and gain the sailing confidence you have always wanted: If you’ve always wanted to take a sail boat out, or make up your own route and to sail to exotic locations, then take sailing lessons from Capt Rick Cumby and become your own sailing skipper. Sailing lessons are the best way to learn to sail. Rick Cumby sailing school is the best way to learn how to sail. If you want sailing … Continue reading Adventures in Paradise

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American Sailing Academy in Key Largo is located on the grounds of the Key Lime Sailing Club and cottages resort on Buttonwood Sound in Key Largo, Florida. This ideal setting at the beginning of the Florida Keys will allow you to combine your lifetime ‘learn to sail’ dreams into the vacation of a lifetime! If you choose to, you can reserve one of our vacation cottages and stay on the resort rather than commuting or … Continue reading American Sailing Academy in Key Largo

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At Biscayne Bay, our mission is “learn to sail in a safe and fun environment” – Internationally acclaimed instructor, Tony Wall has 70,000 blue water miles worldwide experience and was voted ASA Instructor of the Year. We specialize in private and semi-private classes for two or more students, or specifically tailored to your needs aboard your own yacht.

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Blue Water Sailing School Fort Lauderdale, South East Florida

(954) 763-8464 bwss.com

Sailing Education is All We Do We are exclusively a sailing school. One hundred percent of our efforts are devoted to sailing education and training. Many other schools are adjuncts of charter companies, whose primary goal is to drive as many people as possible to their charter fleet. Widely Recognized for Excellence We were recently ranked by readers of Practical Sailor magazine as one of the best sailing schools in the United States, and we … Continue reading Blue Water Sailing School

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Castle Harbor Boating, FL

Castle Harbor Boating has been in business since 1949 and offers a variety of programs in sailing training. Located in Coral Gables’ beautiful Matheson Hammock Park Marina, we sail on Biscayne Bay which Dennis Connor the famous sailor, described as “America’s best sailing venue”.

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Emerald Coast Yachts Pensacola Beach, North West Florida

(850) 554-2505 ecsailing.com

ECY’s classes are all live aboard and have professional, dedicated, and compassionate instructors in an environment exceptionally well suited for learning all aspects of sailing. Our local sailing waters start off in the heart of the sailing destination of Pensacola Beach, allowing you to walk to restaurants, shops and beaches right from our marina. As your skills build, you will sail from sweet Little Sabine Bay, out into sounds & bays that make up the Intra Coastal Waterway, then out into the Gulf of Mexico.

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“Hi…my name is GDub and I own Florida Keys Sailing. With exception to areas out of the United States, the Florida Keys is sailing in paradise. Those that come here do so to learn and find the catalyst to further dreams. I feel that my job is to open that door and help you find that moment, that unbelievable feeling that conveys- this is what life is really about, and if I don’t do it … Continue reading Florida Keys Sailing

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Florida Yacht Group has four locations in south Florida: Miami, Key West, West Palm Beach, and St Petersburg. We can offer sailing lessons at any of our locations. Our fleet is extensive and includes both monohulls and catamarans. All vessels in our yacht charter fleet are new, or within a few years of new.

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Florida Yacht Group - St Petersburg, ASA Certified Sailing School

Our goal is to provide every student with an individualized ASA instructional program: expanding upon the ASA curriculum to meet your unique needs and interests.

We want you to learn and have fun!  Part of your learning experience is based on the skill of your Instructor; whose goal is to guarantee that you learn ASA curriculum and enrich your sailing experience by challenging you to reach the next level.

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Floridaze Sailing is an award winning sailing school that provides sailing instruction, leisure lessons, and captained day sails along the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida in the Pensacola Bay and Pensacola Beach areas. We specialize in private, live-aboard optional sailing classes for couples, families, and friends who want to acquire the skills needed for bareboat chartering, cruising, or future yacht ownership. Our sailing instructors are dedicated, accomplished sailors, and our senior sailing instructor, Capt. Bob Patroni, has over 40 years of sailing experience – he not only knows how to sail but he knows how to “teach” you how to sail.

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We are located on Charlotte Harbor in sub-tropical Southwest Florida. From our base at beautiful Burnt Store Marina, our students have access to the protected waters of the harbor, Gulf of Mexico, gulf coast barrier islands, the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas, and many other resort destinations. Our mission statement highlights the fact we focus on customizing training programs to achieve your objectives and they are designed for you to learn as well as taking time to relax and enjoy our beautiful sub-tropical vacation destinations.

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Join us in Miami and the Florida Keys for an all-inclusive, multi-day liveaboard trip or a private daytime class. We specialize in teaching couples and most of our trips are taught by couples who are both captains and instructors. All ASA levels from Basic Keelboat to Offshore Passagemaking and Catamaran certification are offered. We offer easy going instruction in the clear, calm waters of Biscayne Bay; or sail with us in the Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean and Greece. Make memories that you will treasure for a lifetime.

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Key West Sailing Academy, FL - ASA Certified Sailing School

If you’re seeking an exceptional experience above the average, Key West Sailing Academy is the right choice for you. We offer the discerning client an elegant & exclusive boutique experience immersed in our personalized service, unique style, and outstanding gourmet dining aboard exceptionally comfortable and well appointed vessels, in one of the most stunning settings in America.

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Lanier Sailing Academy offers ASA courses from 101 through 106. Our 101 three day course has unlimited days. In the event you have trouble, we’ll provide additional days at no cost, until you certify or your money back. We really do enjoy teaching the art of sailing. Our employees and instructors are very supportive and friendly to new sailors. No grumpy salts here, just sweet folks that enjoy teaching the sport of sailing to all. … Continue reading Lanier Sailing Academy

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Reef Runner Sailing School, established in 1999, is an ASA accredited sailing school located in Panama City, FL and Key Largo, FL offering sailing instruction for the beginning to experienced sailor. Come see why we are simply the best at teaching you how to sail, helping you improve your skills, and spreading a genuine enthusiasm for sailing. Learn to sail in the emerald waters around Panama City, FL, and explore one of the Gulf of … Continue reading Reef Runner Sailing – Key Largo

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Reef Runner Sailing, established in 1999, offers a variety of sailing experiences in our locations in Panama City, FL, and Key Largo, FL. We also have affiliates in key locations of the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and the Greek Isles. Reef Runner Sailing School is an American Sailing Association (ASA) accredited sailing school offering sailing instruction for the beginning to experienced sailor. Come see why we are simply the best at teaching you how to sail, … Continue reading Reef Runner Sailing – Panama City

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We offer a boutique sail training experience offering private and semi-private courses taught in a real cruising/voyaging style format. Think of us like a B&B on the water, along with award winning instruction, and knock your socks off itineraries. Based in South Florida, we re-position seasonally to the best cruising grounds based on temperature and weather patterns. Our Fall and Winter courses are taught from South Florida to the Out Islands of the Bahamas. Spring … Continue reading Sailing Academy of Florida

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The future looks bright and we are happy with the course we’ve set. Cruising into the sunset or across the bay, Sailing Florida is about experiencing the natural beauty of Florida’s West Coast and the exhilaration of boating. Come join us for a bareboat or crewed charter – day or week long – so you can finally take that family vacation, sneak away for a romantic weekend, hold a special corporate event or team building … Continue reading Sailing Florida Charters & Sailing School

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SmarterSail St Petersburg, Central West Florida

(877) 964-7245 www.SmarterSail.com

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Fun, Learning and Safety!  We know that everyone requires all three to grasp the sailing fundamentals. We are experienced sailors and ASA Outstanding Instructors who know how to tune in to each sailor’s individual learning style. SmarterSail is a school that specializes in private sailing lessons for couples, friends & families. The majority of our courses are liveaboard where the instructor departs after the lessons so you can enjoy the beauty & serenity of water life entre nous.

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We are located at Sun Set Marina in Sunny Key West a modern marina with floating docks and great amenities. We are 1.5 miles from the Key West Airport classes begin at 9am and end at 4pm so you can Learn by Day and explore Key West in the Night. See our reviews on our web sight see ya. We use a Hunter 26 with a tiller we think the perfect boat to begin with … Continue reading Southern Most Sailing School

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Stem to Stern, FL - ASA Certified Sailing School

Our school is unique because of its location in Panama City Florida. We are located right next to the City Marina on St. Andrews Bay. The Bay Area has well protected waters, easy access and accessible to the Gulf of Mexico and inter coastal waterways which expand from Carrabelle to Pensacola. The Beaches are very beautiful with Emerald blue green waters and white snow sand.

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We are an award winning ASA sailing school offering live aboard ASA sailing classes and sailing charters in the beautiful Florida Keys and the Bahamas. During a typical sailing vacation, we mix in some snorkeling, some sailing, some fishing, some kayaking and some relaxing. Learn to sail at your own pace surrounded by turquoise waters and the smell of the open sea. We offer customized live aboard sailing courses for couple. For a better overall … Continue reading Sunshine Coast Adventures Sailing School

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Sunshine Sailing Panama City Beach, North West Florida

(205) 215-8544 www.sailthesloop.com

We have a beautiful Beneteau 37′ to learn on, a wonderful marina to work dock the boat and I have the experience to work with you from someone that has sailed before or the a time sailor or couple.  We also have our chartering program that offers you the chance to ‘sail the sloop’. All charters are where you are chartering the boat and you and your guess will be the only ones aboard besides … Continue reading Sunshine Sailing

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U-SAIL is a great place to learn the sailing basics. We are located on the protected waters of Lake Monroe, part of the beautiful St. Johns River and just minutes from Orlando. Our fleet consists of keelboat in sizes from 18′ to 30′, fully rigged and coast guard compliant. Captain/Instructors have 30+ years of sailing experience both racing and cruising. U-Sail of Central Florida was selected as one of the Outstanding Sailing Schools for 2012 … Continue reading U-SAIL of Central Florida

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Ahoy! Veteran Sailing Association is the Florida Keys newest ASA sailing school located in the Upper Florida Keys. Capt. Joe is a US NAVY SEAL, who (being a native) knows the waters having sailed them his entire life. VSA’s custom ASA training program is geared toward Veterans, those that support them and couples seeking the confidence to sail unassisted without any prior sailing experience.

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Our sailing area offers deep water sailing in shore and offshore with easy access to the Atlantic. Our boats are docked on the ICW and we are able to sail right off the dock. Currents here are strong and offer challenging conditions, as well as pristine sailing areas. We have favorable winds and sail year-round. A student can expect to find an array of conditions and circumstances that would be useful for future sailing.

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Georgia

KYSC was the first ASA facility in Georgia, starting in 1983. Our primary location is located on a large private mountain lake in foothills of North Georgia. Just 20 minutes off of exit 20 on I 575. This quiet setting allows for a safe beginning experience because of the low boat traffic. As your skills grow, we will take you on to bigger waters and boats…from the Lakes, to the Coasts, to the Islands, to … Continue reading Kingdom Yachts Sailing Club

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Lanier Sailing Academy – Atlanta has been in business since 1969. We have earned the ASA Outstanding School of the Year Award 5 Times and have won numerous ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year awards. Our quality of instruction is excellent and the fun we have along the way is legendary. We are the largest sailing school on Lake Lanier with 16 boats in our fleet ranging from 22′ to 36′. We employ over 30 … Continue reading Lanier Sailing Academy

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Lord Nelson Charters is located on beautiful Lake Lanier Islands, just 40 minutes north of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Our sailing center provides invigorating Sailing Charters and romantic Sunset Cruises. Our marina on beautiful Lake Lanier Islands is your one stop Sailing Center offering adult Sailing Lessons, American Sailing Association Sailing Certification, Sailboat Rentals and Sailing Summer Camp for the kids. We have dynamic Corporate Events and Team Building Adventures on both surf and turf. Learn … Continue reading Lord Nelson Charters

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Hello, I’m Dan Kingery and I’m the Skipper here at SunRise Sail (Formerly SailTime Atlanta). We offer a sailing school and two different sailing clubs and we are really looking forward to meeting and sailing with you on Lake Lanier (The Atlanta Ocean). SunRise Sailing Academy offers ASA certified instruction and we guarantee that you will earn your ASA Basic Keel Boat 101 certification. We are proud of the fact that when students finish our … Continue reading Sunrise Sailing Academy

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Hawaii

Honolulu Sailing Honolulu, Hawaii

(808) 721-0883 www.honsail.com

We offer a wide range of ASA courses but the amazing amount of life experiences on the ocean that our instructors have shows in their patience and always positive attitude.  We enjoy a lot of repeat customers and referrals. Hard to beat the good sailing conditions our location has to offer.  Boats used are late model Beneteaus that are also popular bareboat charter boats used by moorings and Sunsail.

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Aloha! Sail Hawaii International offers basic to advanced sailing and navigation instruction and private sailing cruises to visitors and kama’aina in the beautiful waters of Hawai’i. Join the crew today and chart a course for paradise!

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Waikiki Sailing School

Waikiki Sailing School is affordable and fun for the whole family. Join us for an afternoon sail off Diamond Head or a multi-day, over-night cruise. We offer custom packages for every budget and experience level. Let us help you find your sea legs for the first time or chart your own course across the Hawaiian Islands.

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Illinois

Fairwind Sail Charters offers the best location, boats, and value in Chicago sailing. Our focus is on safety and seamanship, making Fairwind Sail Charters the choice for cruising sailors who plan on chartering in St. Somewhere or perhaps owning their own boat. Lake Michigan offers the advantages of fresh water sailing with a ‘blue water’ experience. For almost forty years Fairwind Sail Charters has emphasized cruising sailing and has designed its courses with a focus … Continue reading Fairwind Sail Charters

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Hi, we’re Bob and Maureen Remsing, the Chicago and Winthrop Harbor SailTime base owners. We discovered a way to share our excitement and passion for one of life’s greatest pleasures: boating on Lake Michigan. Our own experiences of learning to sail, then finding, purchasing and maintaining “the right boat” led us to look for a better way to enjoy life. SailTime is that better way. We provide experienced trainers that will guide you through your … Continue reading SailTime – Chicago

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At Sea Safaris by BE-Nautical we believe learning is a continuum. We offer basic through advanced skills including topical subjects – coastal navigation, celestial navigation and marine weather for children through adult. Skills gained through Sea Safaris courses prepare students to safely sail small through large craft in and beyond their home waters. Sea Safaris Sailing School instructors are all certified to teach American Sailing Association courses which upon successful completion, offer students certification. Sea … Continue reading Sea Safaris Sailing School

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Seabreeze Charter Is the ONLY ASA School with a classroom in Chicago available at any time for classes and test. Seabreeze Charter Sailboats not only passed the U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary Inspection but in addition is the ONLY ASA School and charter company in ILLINOIS with boats that have passed the selective U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for COMMERCIAL Vessel: SeaBreeze Charter LLC Sailboats meets ocean passage safety standard including life raft and EPIRB Our instructors … Continue reading Seabreeze Charter

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Kentucky

We offer ASA course to benefit the members of the Cave Run Sailing Association as part of our commitment to sailing education. We sail on Cave Run Lake, located near Morehead, Kentucky, and Kentucky Lake, located at Grand Rivers, KY near Paducah.

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Sailing is great family fun and environmentally friendly. Lighthouse Landing has been helping people fulfill their dream of learning to sail since 1977. If you’ve never sailed before or if you are an experienced sailor and want to take your skills to the next level, sign up for our certified American Sailing Association, 4 day course and begin a lifetime of enjoyment. Award winning Lighthouse Landing Sailing School on Kentucky Lake is the right place … Continue reading Lighthouse Landing Sailing School

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Louisiana

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Maine

Untie the dock lines and raise the sails! Jump on board with us this summer and get the sailing experience you’ve always wanted! Our comprehensive sailing courses are designed to get you the best possible results for your time and money. Our fun, entertaining, and qualified Instructors are American Sailing Association certified as well as US Coastguard Licensed Captains. You’ll find yourself with the knowledge, skills and confidence to pilot all types of sailing craft … Continue reading South Portland Sailing Center

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Maryland

Annapolis Naval Sailing Association - Certified ASA Sailing School

The Annapolis Naval Sailing Association has been training sailors for almost 40 years. Several of our instructors have helped train Naval Academy midshipmen in their sailing program. We believe in maximizing time on the water and emphasize safety in our programs.

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Very early in the history of Annapolis Sailing School we realized that the best way to learn to sail was by sailing. All of our instruction, whether introductory or advanced, reflects this commitment to hands on, experience-based learning. Some concepts are best conveyed in a classroom setting, and there is a place for formal theory in any learning program. The “Annapolis Way,” however, blends a minimum of theory with a maximum of hands on experience. … Continue reading Annapolis Sailing School

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BaySail School and Yacht Charters Havre de Grace, Maryland

(410) 939-2869 baysail.net

BaySail’s teaching philosophy is to ensure that the student gets as much time behind the helm as possible while making certain the experience is fun, educational and above all increases one’s passion for sailing. BaySail classes are taught on our late model fleet of sailboats that are sized to accommodate the recommended boat length for the level of certification attained. In addition, BaySail offers a three day course option for all levels ensuring the student … Continue reading BaySail School and Yacht Charters

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Blown Away Sailing is located in the quaint and historic, eastern shore town of Rock Hall, Maryland. Not only is Haven Harbour Marina home to Blown Away Sailing but it is also a resort destination. In addition to a full array of marine services, Haven Harbour offers lodging at the High Tide Inn and a restaurant and bar is serves up tasty fare on the weekends. A relaxing pool and showers are made available to … Continue reading Blown Away Sailing

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Cruise Annapolis Annapolis, Maryland

(443) 949-9481 cruise-annapolis.com

Start your Sailing adventure today with Cruise Annapolis, located in the Historic maritime district of Annapolis, MD on the Chesapeake Bay. You will sail past Americas Sailing Capitol favorite landmarks in the Severn River including the US Naval Academy, historic Thomas Point Lighthouse, and under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during your training.

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Delmarva Sailing School operates on the Chesapeake Bay from May-October. We run as Virgin Islands Sailing Academy in Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands from December-April, with the same great sailboat and instructors. We also teach Ocean Passage Making, as we move our teaching vessel in between the Chesapeake Bay and Saint Thomas.

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At the Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship, helping people become exceptional sailors is our passion. That’s why our reputation as a serious school for serious sailors follows our students wherever they go. We don’t cut corners or compromise safety to sell certifications. We simply offer the best sailing instruction and turn out the finest sailors found anywhere. Since 1991, we’ve completed more than 240 long distance ocean training cruises and are known worldwide for … Continue reading Maryland School of Sailing

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We own three boats, a Cal 22, a Hunter 28, and a new Beneteau Oceanis 41 for our 104 and 106 classes. Our beginning courses are taught over three days in the peaceful Chester River just off the Chesapeake Bay. For our 104 class we explore the calm rural anchorage areas of the Eastern Shore and visit Annapolis. Our 106 class does a Delmarva circumnavigation of approximately 450-500 nm with lots of night and ocean sailing experience.

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Sail Solomons Solomons, Maryland

(410) 326-4917 sailsi.com

Our racing and cruising and chartering experience enables us to target the training to our student’s particular requirements. We truly love our jobs, but we take our sailing seriously so you will be safe on the water.

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SailTime Annapolis is proud to offer our sailing school services to both members and non-members of SailTime Annapolis. We are located at Horn Point Harbor Marina at the mouth of Back Creek. At SailTime Annapolis you will find experienced, professional teachers, new yachts, and the flexibility to work with your busy schedule. Whether you are a first time sailor or an experienced salt, we have a course that will cater to your needs as a … Continue reading SailTime Annapolis Sailing Academy

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The Sailing Academy Tracey's Landing, Maryland

(410) 867-7177 www.thesailingacademy.com

The Sailing Academy, formerly “Capitol Sailboat Club” has been introducing people to sailing for many years. Our teaching method is more like on the water coaching than simply taking a class. The reason for this is simple; we started out as a Sailboat Club, not a school.  Our goal was to coach new sailors to become  proficient and confident so they could take our sailboats out on their own. Even though we have been an … Continue reading The Sailing Academy

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Massachusetts

Black Rock Sailing School

Since opening our doors in 2008, we have been nationally recognized as “ASA Outstanding School” 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (every year this award was offered) AND “ASA Outstanding Instructor” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (x2). No other sailing school in New England has earned such recognition, and this puts our program in the top 1.5% of our competition world-wide!

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Founded in 1977, the Boston Sailing Center has become the most popular sailing school and club in New England. The Center is open every day, 9am until sunset, during the regular season (early May through October). During the winter months we offer frostbite racing, navigation courses, seminars, and social activities.

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At Sail Buzzards Bay, not only do we offer high quality sailing instruction for all levels of experience; we also offer captained charters. Learn to sail, or sail with us to explore the many harbors of the South Coast, Cape Cod and the Islands. Learning to sail at Sail Buzzards Bay has what you need to advance your sailing skills at a time that is convenience for you. Our class sizes are small, no more … Continue reading Sail Buzzards Bay

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Michigan

We are located in some of the best sailing/cruising waters on the Great Lakes. In Traverse City, we have access to countless coves, beaches, islands, harbor towns and picturesque marinas to visit during a course or a charter. We have a fleet of 25 charter boats between 31′ and 45′. After you graduate from our award winning ASA school, we will confidently send you and your crew out on one of them!

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GT Sailing School Hudsonville , Michigan

(616) 896-7127 GTSailing.com

We offer small classes focused on teaching you to sail. Our Captains are Trained and licensed by the US. Coast Guard and certified by ASA. They are focused on quality training. Our fleet of boats are the type of boats you would cruise in. The boats are well maintained clean and Coast Guard inspected certified and insured for Charter. Our focus is your overall quality experience. We specialize on small quality classes not volume. Family … Continue reading GT Sailing School

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Halcyon Sailing – Lake St. Clair offers introductory sailing and advanced cruising lessons. We are conveniently located at Jefferson Beach Marina – the premier marina in the area. This location offers a protected area with easy access to vast, freshwater sailing venues of Detroit and Canada.

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Lake St. Clair Sailing School gives sailors of all experience levels an opportunity to become more competent and confident in their abilities. If you choose to venture beyond the sailing basics, we’ll expand your horizons by teaching you to navigate with electronics and with the stars. Become certified at advanced or offshore levels, and the world’s oceans will become your highways and by-ways. You can learn it all or select the things that interest you … Continue reading Lake St. Clair Sailing School

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We carefully match the specific class with a boat of the size and age that a student will most likely be sailing. Boats used for basic keelboat courses have keels and are steered by tillers, not wheels. Advanced courses utilize boats with modern electronics, similar to what a student will find in boats available for charter. Also, we are located in a beautiful area within driving distance from major midwest cities. We bundle our ASA … Continue reading Northern Breezes Sailing School – Ludington

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Minnesota

Northern Breezes Sailing Schools Duluth branch is located in the exciting twin ports of the Duluth Superior Harbor. Captain Mike Bastin manages the Duluth location and is the lead instructor. All of our instructors are licensed United States Coast Guard (USCG) Masters and American Sailing Association (ASA) certified sailing instructors. Classes are conducted on a fleet of well-maintained Hunter sailboats.

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We take pride in excellent customer service, conducting classes, cruises and coaching in Minnesota, the Great Lakes, and Caribbean. Lead instructor is Captain Joan GiImore, who holds a master’s degree in adult learning styles and has been an Instructor Evaluator for ASA since 2000, training instructors in the U.S., Japan and Caribbean. The former ASA Education Coordinator now serves on three non-profit sailing boards and writes articles for Sailing and other national magazines.

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Mississippi

Feel the gulf breeze blowing through your hair and the mist in your face as you embark on a nautical day of fun on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Captain Jim will ensure your safety and comfort so you can relax and enjoy the magnificent view of the Mississippi coastline, barrier islands and marine life at its best on North Star Sailing Charters.

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Missouri

Odyssey Sailing has been providing first class mariner training since 2002 with hundreds of graduates safely enjoying their new skill. We offer 2 training vessels to take you forward as your skill levels increase. Certifications include 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing, 103 Basic Coastal Cruising and 104 Bareboat Charter. We are conveniently located in St. Louis with sailing on Lake Carlyle. Welcome aboard, I look forward to starting your adventure.

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Ozark Yacht Club Lake Ozark, Missouri

(573) 552-8401 www.ozarkyachtclub.com

Ozark Yacht Club (OYC) is conveniently located at the beautiful Lake Of The Ozarks, one of the most desirable recreation areas in the Mid-west, with 40,000 acres of water and 1,150 miles of breathtaking shoreline, uniquely suited to learning the sport of sailing… from basic aerodynamics to coastal cruising navigation and chartering.

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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, … Continue reading St. Louis Sailing School

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Our sailing instructors are well seasoned boat captains, having sailed in inland, coastal and offshore waters. We are located on Stockton lake, one of the top rated sailing lakes in the nation. It is conveniently located in the mid west making your travel time much less than the schools located on the coast. We have a full service Marina equipped with a restaurant and lodging on site to make your stay a pleasant one.

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Montana

Sailing Adventure Vacations, Montana

Sailing Adventure Vacations is the only sailing school in Montana. Flathead lake Sailing is a one of kind sailing experience. We make learning to sail fun, safe and an adventure. Classes offered from Basic to Advanced. Student Alumni get more experience and gain CONFIDENCE through our continued ed programs. Caribbean Classes and Flotillas are available.

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New Jersey

Barnegat Bay Sailing School is a small, highly personalized New Jersey sailing school offering introductory and advanced sailing courses in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. We are located at Cedar Creek Sailing Center in Bayville, New Jersey. Our constant sea breezes, along with our calm bay waters, make this the ideal setting for learning to sail or enjoying a relaxing sailboat charter.

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We offer courses in two locations. One is on the Delaware River near Philadelphia, PA and on the scenic Chesapeake Bay. Two of our instructors have received ASA Outstanding Instructor awards. Our 103 and above course are offered on a 2011 Beneteau 40 and include gourmet meals.

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Tracey School provides quality ASA instruction year round in southwest Florida and the Jersey Shore in sight of Manhattan! Our locations along the Sun Coast bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay are prime sailing country! The warm clean waters of the Gulf, Tampa Bay, and the Manatee river are pretty and friendly with countless destinations to explore. Abundant wildlife, picturesque anchorages, numerous urban ports to visit- Tampa Bay, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Sarasota, … Continue reading Tracey School for Sailing Instruction

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Why not make this the year that you enter the wonderful world of sailing? The “Sailing Lifestyle” is filled with fun, excitement and adventure and can be enjoyed by both men and women age 8 through 80. The Sailing Life can take you cruising to exotic ports and beautiful anchorages in the Caribbean or out to the race course to enjoy the thrills of yacht racing competition. Sailing holds a place for everyone’s taste and … Continue reading True North Sailing School & Club

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New York

Atlantic Yachting is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Our sailing courses are taught by the coolest instructors in the harbor, along the skyline of Manhattan. Our goal is to show all of our students a great time and to hopefully spark a love for sailing. We aim to provide a laid back and hands-on approach to all of the courses we offer. Feel free to contact us with any questions that you … Continue reading Atlantic Yachting

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Whether you’re new to sailing, or a seasoned sailor that wants to hone their skills, we have a program that will get you sailing like you’ve never sailed before! Experience the dramatic views of the Palisades and the Hudson Highlands from Haverstraw Bay, the broadest point on the Hudson River. Our unique location offers wide open sailing for uncomplicated teaching with easy navigation and steady breezes throughout the sailing season. With over twenty years of … Continue reading Croton Sailing School

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Sailing the Hudson River with Griffin Sailing School (GSS) is time well spent. We offer semi-private sailing instruction, with a student-to-instructor ratio of 3:1 that’s the best in the industry. Our instructors love to share their sailing knowledge. Whether you’re a beginner or a “salty” sailor, a cruiser or a racer, you’ll learn to sail comfortably and safely. GSS Courses don’t just teach you to sail. We are creating well-rounded sailors, and building sailing relationship with our students for years to come.

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“The ’boutique’ school, where we give you MORE of what you go to sailing school for!”SM We offer a wide range of courses from Basic to Bareboat and beyond. Need to start from scratch, or get a serious refresher? Our fun and comprehensive Start Sailing course (ASA 101) is offered frequently at our City Island base from April through October. Need to step it up a notch? Take one of our cruising or navigation courses locally this season (103-106). Want to vacation while doing it? Join one of our instructional sailing vacations in the Mediterranean or Caribbean in the fall or winter.

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We have Multiple sailboats that we teach on, five 23′ Pearson ensigns, 27′ Catalina and 34′ Catalina. Our instructors all have a Coast Guard Captains license with 8-10 years teaching the ASA certification classes. We are located and teach in the beautiful Hamptons back bays. We have been recognizes as Outstanding sailing school by the ASA for multiple years. We offer private one on one sailing lessons geared to the students sailing level. We run … Continue reading Sag Harbor Sailing

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Our superior location by the mouth of Buffalo River makes Lake access real easy. Within 5-10 minutes departing from newly installed docks. you are under sail on the Lake. Our floating classroom is right by the dock ready when you are back for debriefing. Our instructors are patient, friendly and very experienced with any kind of weather situation. Buffalo’s summer season is famous for its variety of conditions, changing almost daily. The fleet of 13 boats ranges from small sailing dinghy’s to 32 Ft. Most of the beginner training is onboard HR 25’s, a boat selected for its sailing performance and large cockpit.

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Welcome to Sail Long Island! Our American Sailing Association sailing school is located on Long Island’s beautiful North Fork at the Brewer Yacht Yard in Greenport, New York. Whether you are a beginning sailor or have years of experience, we are here to help you acquire or improve the skills you need to handle a sailboat safely, knowledgeably, and confidently. Through our American Sailing Association affiliation, we can offer you certification if that is your … Continue reading Sail Long Island

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ASA Sailing School, Sail Montauk, NY

Sail Montauk is Montauk’s only ASA accredited school. We offer public and private sailing courses in Lake Montauk and the Block Island Sound. We teach aboard a fleet of Catalina 22s, which are great for beginners and fine tuning your sailing skills. All of our instructors have years of experience sailing and teaching, and all are USCG Captains. Sail Montauk offers a chance to kick off your sailing career on the beautiful waters of Montauk, … Continue reading Sail Montauk

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Sailors NYC New York, New York City Area

(800) 777-6493 sailorsnyc.com

Sailors NYC, New York, ASA Certified Sailing School

Sailors NYC provides recreational sailors with a cost-effective and stress-free way to enjoy regular time on the water in the New York Harbor area. The club is a warm and welcoming community for sailors at all levels to improve their skills and enjoy the camaraderie and companionship of other members. It is New York’s only recreational sailor’s club with mid-sized boats. Sailors NYC also offers a variety of sailing vacations in spectacular settings throughout the world.

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SailTime New York focuses on cruising sailors’ needs, teaching the skills needed to go on a full day or longer sail. We feature some of the most experienced sailors in the area that are ASA certified with the required USCG licenses. With our combination course specials, not only to you get a discount when you sign up for two or more classes, you get free practice sailing time!

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North Carolina

All instructors have cruising and racing experience. Protected waters with access to ‘Blue Water’ Wind and good weather 12 months of the Year. Custom Classes to meet each individual’s goals. Classes scheduled to meet student’s schedule. Classes to meet your schedule, no scheduled classes. Classes designed to meet specific goals. Brokerage onsite to help with boat purchase. Boat rentals and charters available. Many cruising locations within a day’s sail. ‘Sailing Capital of NC’  

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Cape Fear Sailing Academy has achieved ASA’s highest standards with Outstanding School and now Outstanding Instructor. With over 1400 satisfied students we are considered North Carolina’s Elite Sailing Center.Rated one of ASA’s top 20 schools out of 350 and 1 of 5 schools named worldwide in Coastal Living Magazine. Opening our doors in 2006 CFSA’s mission has been to be the Best Sailing School in the State if not the Country. To be an award … Continue reading Cape Fear Sailing Academy – Southport

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Located in the heart of Carolina, Carolina Mainsheet School of Sailing has been providing Sailing Education as an American Sailing Association Affiliate for Central North Carolina since 2007. Our programs offers a unique alternative for the adventurous spirit who seeks a fully involved “Learn to Sail Experience.” Start your Sailing Adventure with us in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area on Jordan Lake. In a few days time you’ll learn everything you need to know … Continue reading Carolina Mainsheet School of Sailing

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Grace Harbor Watersports, NC - ASA Certified Sailing School

Sailing out of River Dunes Marina we specialize in easy going sailing courses that are specifically tailored to meet your unique needs. We offer multi-day liveaboard and day courses on many ASA levels from Basic Keelboat to Advanced Coastal Cruising and Catamaran certifications. These can be accomplished as private, couples, or group classes.

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Ohio

The protected waters of Sandusky Bay offer the novice sailor a great place to learn the basics. The proximity of Lake Erie and the destinations of Kelleys Island, Put-in-Bay and the Bass Islands provide fun and challenging sailing for those taking the Bareboat Chartering and Advanced Cruising Classes. There is also the opportunity to cruise across the Lake to international ports in Canada.

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Oklahoma

The idea of starting Island Fever Sailing School grew from a true love of sailing in 2003. The experience has impacted my life in ways I couldn’t have imagined. I’ve met a lot of wonderful people and had the opportunity to gain blue water experience with 1800 offshore miles, several charters around the BVI, traveled the ICW and sailed the Chesapeake and Galveston Bay. However, there’s no place like home, Grand Lake is not only … Continue reading Island Fever Sailing School

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Redbud Marina is the oldest ASA sailing school in Oklahoma. We are located on Oologah Lake. Not only the best sailing lake in the state, but Oologah is an easy 30 minute drive from Down Town Tulsa. We have the largest active sailing community in Oklahoma. Oologah Lake is the 3rd largest lake in Oklahoma, with 209 miles of shoreline and over 29,000 acres of water, there is not a bad day for sailing. Redbud … Continue reading Redbud Marina & RV Park

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Oregon

Typical sailing conditions at Fern Ridge Lake are a perfect training ground for new and experienced sailors alike. Our instructors are passionate sailors and skilled educators you can count on for dynamic lessons with your goals, fun and safety as the highest priorities. Classes are scheduled on weekends and weekdays making our program readily accessible. We also offer programs specific for families, youth, veterans and people with disabilities. Spending time on the water in our program creates lifelong memories.

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Passion Yachts Portland, Oregon

(503) 289-6306 www.passion-yachts.com

Passion Yachts teaches on new modern Hunter sailboats with outboard/inboard power and tiller/wheel steering. Boat sizes range from 22 to 34 feet. See the complete Passion Yachts Fleet here. Passion Yachts will even teach students on their own boat if it is properly equipped. “Hands-on instruction” is paramount in Basic Sailing to Bareboat Cruising. We believe that students learn best when 60%-90% of the instruction is on the water. Our instruction is comprehensive, yet relaxed! … Continue reading Passion Yachts

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Pennsylvania

Since 1993 Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia has introduced thousands to the joys of sailing.  You will Learn to sail with confidence on the historic Delaware River Water front in Center City Philadelphia.

Our courses are designed to offer students maximum time on the water. 
Our Instructors are United States Coast Guard Licensed Captains and certified by the
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We teach and certify our students to ASA standards, and offer beginning and intermediate level sailing classes. By choosing Nockamixon Sailing School for your sailing education you can realize your dream of learning to sail. Our alumni charter sailboats in destinations all over the world, and many have purchased their own sailboat.

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Rhode Island

We are a cruising oriented sailing school. We do not teach you to go fast, we embrace the tranquil aspects of sailing focusing on safety, boat handling, and keeping the drama out of boating. Our 12 instructors all have extensive sailing experience, and most have cruised up and down the intracoastal waterway and beyond.

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South Carolina

Big Water Sailing School is the perfect place to learn the beautiful art of sailing. We have been a certified ASA teaching facility since 1999. It’s hard to beat our location along the southern end of Lake Hartwell, South Carolina. We enjoy the largest open expanse of water on Lake Hartwell to provide sailors with excellent open water conditions for great sailing.

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Charleston Sailing School & Yacht Charters specializes in creating unique yachting adventures. A steady sea breeze flows through our historic harbor providing ideal conditions year-round. From our location downtown at the Charleston City Marina we offer a fleet of sail and power yachts available for Sailing Lessons, Private Yacht Charters, and Bareboat Charters with direct access to Charleston Harbor, the ICW, and the Atlantic Ocean. Since our inception in 2004 we have grown to provide unparalleled service with the best options at every pricepoint. Stop Dreaming, Start Sailing!

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Lanier Sailing Academy - Lake Murray, SC

Lanier Sailing Academy on Lake Murray, located in the heart of South Carolina just minutes from downtown Columbia, offers sailing courses and a sailing club in a fun environment. We offer Basic Keelboat, Basic Coastal Cruising and Coastal Navigation and our Happy Sails Club provides an economic way for basic keelboat graduates to develop their newly acquired skills.

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Discover the passion of sailing while preparing yourself for the ‘Sailing Lifestyle’. Not only will you learn to sail almost exclusively in the Atlantic Ocean in front of two uninhabited barrier islands, you will also learn to navigate the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). Each course has a three student limit allowing you maximum time for fine-tuning your sailing skills. 99% of our sailing is done in the Atlantic to challenge and prepare you for the ever-changing … Continue reading Myrtle Beach Sailing School

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Located in the center of Houston and Galveston, it makes it easy for everyone to come down to the docks, get on the water, and learn to sail! From a novice to a “Salty Dog”, Discover Sailing School will get you on board a brand new and beautiful Beneteau Sailing Yacht feeling confident and competent. Under the Direction of Evan Macaluso, Discover Sailing School puts a big emphasis on safety and fun!

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Lets Go Sailing, TX

Come see us in Seabrook, TX. We are the only school on the North Shore of Clear Lake and the closest school to Houston.  We enjoy teaching and have been supporting the Lake, Bay, Bayous and Gulf of Mexico since 1988, the oldest school in the area. Our school offers all ASA level classes from Basic Keelboat to Advanced Coastal Cruising along with the Catamaran certification.

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Located at the Kemah Boardwalk Marina, just 35 minutes south of Houston Texas, we offer sailing courses certified by the ASA, from day sailing and coastal cruising, to ocean sailing to bareboat charter sailing and offshore passage making training on Clear Lake, Galveston Bay and the Texas Gulf Coast. Discover sailing with our exclusive Beginner to Captain Program using our NauticShare Fractional Sailing Program.

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The North Texas Sailing School has been in continuous service since its founding in 1975. We are located on the east shore of Lake Ray Hubbard in Heath, Texas. We utilize 12 boats in the service of sailing instruction and employ 10 certified sailing instructors on our staff. We are number one in course content and structure and place a strong emphasis on boat handling skills.

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Outbound Sailing is a certified ASA Sailing School in Austin offering private sailing lessons from Basic Sailing to Bareboat Cruising and Coastal Navigation. Whether you are interested in day sailing or have visions of chartering a sailboat in exotic locations like the Caribbean or the Med, our sailing lessons are specifically designed to prepare you to safely skipper a cruising sailboat in a variety of conditions and locales with total confidence. Since our lessons are … Continue reading Outbound Sailing

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Whether you’re brand new to sailing or a seasoned “old salty”, Sail Ventures will place you at the helm of your new boat with confidence from the first day you set sail.As part of our Member registration fees, each member receives ASA certified training as well as a New Member Orientation Cruise on their new yacht. This ensures that each new member hits the water with assurance and know-how.

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ASA Certified Sailing School - South Coast Sailing School, TX

South Coast Sailing Adventures is conveniently located in Kemah, Texas – 30 minutes from downtown Houston or Galveston. All of our instructors are U.S.C.G. licensed captains and are certified by the ASA. We utilize training boats specifically designed to teach beginning sailors and we have the largest sailing fleet along the northern Gulf Coast with 24+ boats ranging from 23-45′ from manufacturers like Colgate, Catalina, Beneteau, and Hunter.

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Windward SeaVenture Charters has instructors voted “Instructor of the Year” in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2013 and they all are USCG Master Level licensed captains with over 30 years’ experience in sailing and teaching. We also offer you a discount on all charters you take with us for 1 year from your date of completion of any class with no monthly club dues or yearly fees. Our class sizes are limited to 4 persons plus instructor, so that you will have individual attention.

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Virgin Island Sailing School St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Caribbean

(805) 850-8135 sailusvis.com

In the Caribbean, the water is 78-82 and air, about the same with 10-15 knot breezes 340 days a year. We are based in St Thomas (which is more economical to fly in to) but spend most of our time island hopping in the BVIs. With so many islands, the majority of ocean swells are block making for fast, comfortable sailing. Students are limited to 6 per class and matched to our small but outstanding group of highly experienced instructors.

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Norton’s Sailing School is an ASA certified Sailing School. ASA (American Sailing Association) it the oldest and the best sailing curriculum available. ASA credentials are recognized worldwide, so the skills you obtain through our fully sanctioned sailing classes will allow you to charter a sailboat with Norton Yachts or any other charter company in the world. Norton’s Sailing School also provides students with top notch sailing instructors who love the water and think the Bay … Continue reading Norton’s Sailing School

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SailTime Virginia Beach

SailTime Virginia Beach is located at Willoughby Harbor Marina in Norfolk, and our advanced coursework is done on our larger boats out of Bay Point Marina, on Little Creek in Norfolk. The protected waters of Willoughby Bay are perfect for learning to sail.

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Washington

Anacortes Yacht Charters (AYC) is located at the Anacortes Marina in Fidalgo Bay which sits at the doorstep of some of the world’s most magnificent cruising grounds. AYC offers structured ASA classes every weekend in the Spring (April, May and June) and the Fall (Sept. and Oct.) which provides better sailing conditions for training. The other benefit to training with AYC is that our location provides an abundance conditions that you don’t see anywhere else; … Continue reading Anacortes Yacht Charters

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The Chariot Adventures ASA Cruise n’ Learn class is a six day and night mini-cruise around the San Juan Islands, which departs from Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham. We will live aboard and practice the skills that you will need in order to be certified to charter a boat and/or develop the confidence to cruise your own boat one day.

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We offer sailing for disabled people, their friends, family and caregivers. We have boats and dock equipment that can accommodate their needs. For example we have 2 Martin 16s equipped with electric winches that can be skippered by high quadriplegics, and a davit system to lift disabled sailors in and out of the boats.

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San Juan Sailing - ASA Certified Sailing School

One of the most well-respected sailing schools in the Pacific Northwest, San Juan Sailing has been offering sailing training for over 35 years! You won’t find a better value anywhere, as we’re the only School that provides an “All Inclusive” experience – each a fully provisioned, live aboard, sleep aboard course – not just on our weeklong Learn-n-Cruises, but even on our 2-day ASA 101, 103 and 104 Weekender classes!

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Seattle Sailing Club, WA

Seattle Sailing Club is the home of fun, affordable sailing on the Puget Sound. As one of the most active and vibrant ASA certification schools in the country, our experience teaching sailing is second to none. The priorities for each course are simple: Safe, Fun, and Professional. Our staff of well-qualified sailing instructors are licensed through the U.S. Coast Guard and American Sailing Association, and more importantly are committed to helping you achieve your sailing goals.

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Wisconsin

SailTime Milwaukee offers sailing instruction in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha WI. Our classes are taught aboard 33 and 38 foot sailboats. The class sizes range from 2 to 4 people. You are able to learn on the same cruising class sailboats that you can become a member on and use as if you owned them.

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Located at the Milwaukee Yacht Club, Sea Safaris Sailing School by BE-Nautical has been helping adult sailing students earn ASA Certifications and become more confident since 2006. We offer ASA110 – 106 including, ASA117, ASA118, ASA119, and ASA120. Given our location and affiliation with the Milwaukee Yacht Club, our students have a perfect opportunity to gain additional experience sailing in one of the club’s fleets or participating in our Skills for Sail or Racing Courses. … Continue reading Sea Safaris Sailing School – Milwaukee

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