Webinars

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These webinars are designed for sailors like you. They aim to help you grow as a sailor by providing a deep dive into important topics such as weather, navigation, and bareboat chartering. These are topics that provide an opportunity to learn something new, that you will be able to use in your everyday sailing to make your time on the water safer and more enjoyable.

To present the webinars, ASA has invited well known, respected sailors, with years of experience that qualifies them to teach on each topic. Not only are these experts sharing their knowledge with you, the live webinar format also gives you the opportunity to interact and ask questions.

We invite you to join us on Tuesday evenings throughout the month of June to learn something new.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Marine Weather in the Smartphone Era
Sponsored by SailFlow
Tuesday, 18th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Coastal Navigation in the Smartphone Era
Sponsored by iNavX
Tuesday, 25th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Bareboat Chartering Tips for Sailors
Sponsored by Cruising World

We invite you to join us on Tuesday evenings throughout the month of June to learn something new.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Marine Weather in the Smartphone Era
Sponsored by SailFlow
Tuesday, 18th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Coastal Navigation in the Smartphone Era
Sponsored by iNavX
Tuesday, 25th June 2019
LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Bareboat Chartering Tips for Sailors
Sponsored by Cruising World

To attend, simply register for one or more of the webinars that interests you. The cost to our ASA members is $19.95/webinar (non-members are $29.95/webinar) and there is a 15% discount if you register for all 3! So sign up today!

Marine Weather in the Smartphone Era

Sponsored by SailFlow - Weather Where You Sail

An overview of marine weather and how important it is for sailors to learn the basics. Plus, the tools (smartphone apps, online weather sources, etc.) and techniques that any sailor can use in preparation and during the sail to stay abreast of any changes.
  • Tuesday, 11 June 2019

    LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT

This 1-hour webinar is suitable for all levels of sailors wishing to gain a better understanding of the weather’s effect on sailing conditions, basic weather forecasting, and becoming a safer sailor through having a deeper knowledge of weather conditions.

What we’ll cover in this webinar...

  • Marine Weather 101

    – Global Wind and Pressure Patterns
    – Highs & Lows, Ridges & Troughs
    – Types of Thunderstorms
    – Local Winds, Sea Breezes & Land Breezes​​ ​​​

  • Preparing For Your Sail

    – Smartphone app & online sources of weather information.
    – Steps to understanding the weather for the day/passage.

  • Staying Up To Date During Your Sail

    – Tools for staying current as the weather changes.

Presented by Peter Isler

with special guest David Burch
Peter Isler is 2x America’s Cup winner, and a best selling author. His world class sailing experiences around the world have made him an expert on many topics including weather.

SailFlow
This webinar is sponsored by SailFlow - Weather Where You Sail.

REGISTER NOW
ASA Members pay only $19.95 (non-members pay $29.95)
Unable to attend LIVE? All registered users receive 30 days of access to an on demand replay of the webinar.
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Bareboat Chartering Tips For Sailors

Sponsored by Cruising World

Planning your first Sailing charter vacation can be as easy as asking; Where do you want to sail? Who is going to sail with you? How much do you want to pay? However, once you get past the obvious planning logistics the not so obvious questions arise. This webinar answers the questions you need answered and the questions you did not know to ask.

  • Tuesday, 25 June 2019

    LIVE @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT

This 1-hour webinar is a must for anyone planning a bareboat charter. First time charterers will get a ‘roadmap’ for planning their charter adventure and experienced charterers will find a number of charter tip nuggets to make the next trip even better!

What we’ll cover in this webinar...

  • Choosing a Destination

    – An overview of sailing destinations
    – Deciding what type of sailing you want to do
    – What you need to sail in Europe

  • Choosing a Boat & Charter Company

    – How big of a boat? What type of boat?
    – How much do you want to spend?

  • Provisioning

    – Tools for packing correctly
    – How much and for how long do you provision?

Presented by Lenny Shabes & Zeke Quezada

with special guest Mark Pillsbury, Editor of Cruising World Magazine

Lenny is the founder and chairman of the ASA. He has owned a charter company, and a sailing school, and has chartered in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and all over the U.S.

Zeke Quezada is the Digital Media Manager at ASA and has chartered sailboats with his wife and two boys in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico.


This webinar is sponsored by Cruising World.
The first 100 people to register for this webinar will qualify for a FREE 1-year subscription to Cruising World magazine!
The first issue of Cruising World magazine you'll receive will be the Charter Issue!

REGISTER NOW
ASA Members pay only $19.95 (non-members pay $29.95)
Unable to attend LIVE? All registered users receive 30 days of access to an on demand replay of the webinar.