Seattle Sailing Club
Seattle, Washington
www.seattlesailing.com (206) 782-5100

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.

Taking the first step into the sailing community can sometimes feel more like a giant leap. The Seattle Sailing Club, in conjunction with the American Sailing Association, not only takes the stress out of the journey, it makes it fun. Our experienced instructors are sure to provide you with all the information necessary. They will work at your speed, allowing you to make the most out of every minute you spend on the water. We guarantee that you will feel comfortable on the water and have the knowledge to pass the course and receive the American Sailing Association seal of approval.

We train students year-round on our fleet of 28 boats ranging from 22 to 40 feet. Our small classes allow for maximum one on one time along with the experiences of working together as a crew. Whether you are brand new to sailing and just interested in day-sailing on the Puget Sound or experienced and looking towards more extended adventures, the Seattle Sailing club can help produce the skills that will make your sailing experience safe and FUN!

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.
ASA 120, Radar Endorsement
ASA 120, Radar Endorsement
Learn to properly use small-craft radar (or radar simulator) for piloting, navigation, and collision avoidance. Knowledge of radar principles and practical matters of radar operation.

Other Services Offered

  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Corporate Team Building Courses
  • ASA 'Challenges'
  • Day Sail Charters (member-only)
  • Sailboat Cruises
  • Spinnaker Courses

Contact Information

Seattle Sailing Club

Address 7001 Seaview Avenue NWSuite 130SeattleWA98117United States
Phone(206) 782-5100
Websitewww.seattlesailing.com
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