SailTime Virginia Beach
Norfolk, Virginia
www.sailtime.com (757) 480-7245

SailTime Virginia Beach is proud to be an American Sailing Association (ASA) certified Sailing School, offering ASA courses on our 22’ through 36’ sailboats. Our sailing school 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 through our ASA 101 courses. Quick access to the Southern Chesapeake Bay with destinations like Mobjack and Cape Charles makes our advanced coursework a unique and enjoyable experience for you and your family. Graduates of our ASA 101 courses can rent our 22’ sailboats and graduates of our 103 course and advanced docking skills training have the qualifications necessary to become members our on 33’-36’ boats. We also offer advanced certifications, ASA 101 through ASA 106, and combination courses where you can spend 3, 4, 5 or 6 days on the water on our 36′ sailboat – such as the week-long couples “Novice to Captain” course. Whether you are just looking to get started sailing, want to get certified to bareboat charter anywhere in the world, or just want to advance your existing sailing skills, SailTime Virginia Beach has the course for you!

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 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
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.
ASA 118, Docking Endorsement
ASA 118, Docking Endorsement
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
  • Vacation Charters
  • Corporate Team Building Courses
  • ASA 'Challenges'
  • Day Sail Charters (public)
  • Day Sail Charters (member-only)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sailboat Cruises

Contact Information

SailTime Virginia Beach

Address Willoughby Harbor Marina1525 Bayville StreetNorfolkVA23503United States
Phone(757) 480-7245
Websitewww.sailtime.com
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