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Over 300 professional sailing schools around the world teach ASA courses.

These facilities give sailors of all experience levels an opportunity to become more competent and confident in their abilities.

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport Learn what makes sailing the best sport, and why you should take advantage of everything sailing has to offer by learning to sail today! Read More...

Bellhaven Yacht Sales & Charters

Bellhaven Yacht Sales & Charters - Bellingham, WA Learn to sail in one of the world’s most beautiful places – the US San Juan Islands and Canadian Gulf Islands. You can watch eagles as they soar through the air or see Orca whales cut through the water as you sail the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest. Read More...

2014 Outstanding Instructors

2014 Outstanding Instructors ASA’s Outstanding Instructors are selected each year solely as a result of student feedback received throughout the year. The award then goes to the top 30 instructors, recognizing them as the top 1½% of their peers for quality education as judged by their own customers. Read More...

Virgin Islands Sailing Academy

Virgin Islands Sailing Academy - Caribbean All of our sailing classes are taught in a 3-9 day, live aboard approach, where students are totally immersed into learning to sail and cruise, and no hotels are required. Class size is kept small and is typically 3-4 students. Visit exotic destinations in Tortola, Jost van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, St. John, and St. Thomas while taking beginner to intermediate level sailing classes. Visit St. Croix, Anegada, Vieques, and Culebra in advanced classes. Read More...

Find My Charter News

Find My Charter News Don’t miss out on the best charters in the US and abroad in 2015! Captained, crewed, and bareboat charters are available, but the best boats and deals are going fast! Find My Charter makes it so easy for ASA members to take the next step and explore new waters, especially with all the new boats … Continue reading Find My Charter News Read More...

Cruise Annapolis Sailing School

Cruise Annapolis Sailing School - Annapolis, MD Start your Sailing adventure today with Cruise Annapolis Sailing School, 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. Read More...

Find My Charter News

Find My Charter News Don’t miss out on the best charters in the US and abroad in 2015! Captained, crewed, and bareboat charters are available, but the best boats and deals are going fast! Find My Charter makes it so easy for ASA members to take the next step and explore new waters, especially with all the new boats … Continue reading Find My Charter News Read More...

Emerald Coast Yachts

Emerald Coast Yachts - Pensacola Beach, FL 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. Read More...

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport

10 Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport Learn what makes sailing the best sport, and why you should take advantage of everything sailing has to offer by learning to sail today! Read More...

North Star Sailing Charters

North Star Sailing Charters - Gulfport, MS 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. Read More...

Arabella ASA Member Event

Arabella ASA Member Event The ASA member's event in the BVIs saw 34 sailors from all over the country board the beautiful 165' Arabella in Tortola for a week long sailing adventure. Read More...

Athens Sailing Academy

Athens Sailing Academy - Greece The Athens Sailing Academy is located in Athens Greece. We use the beautiful Greek Islands as our sailing back drop as we teach new students how to master sailing. The constant sunshine and easy winds make this an ideal location to learn how to sail. When the days sailing is over you will find your self on a new island every day, and a chance to explore the Greek islands while you learn how to sail. Read More...

ASA Announces Banner Year in 2014

ASA Announces Banner Year in 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMERICAN SAILING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES BANNER YEAR IN 2014 Leader in Sailing Education Sees Record Number of New Sailors  LOS ANGELES – January 20, 2015 – The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s sail education authority, announced 2014 was a banner year. The Association, which has introduced more new enthusiasts to the sailing lifestyle … Continue reading ASA Announces Banner Year in 2014 Read More...

The ASA

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The American Sailing Association introduced sailing certification to the United States over 30 years ago. Today, with 300 sailing schools worldwide and 461,100 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of sailing schools in the United States.

Get Certified!

Home-Certifications

Earning an ASA certification will become one of your prized accomplishments. Not only does it evidence your new sailing ability to the world, it gives you the confidence to maximize your sailing experience. Visit an ASA school to learn more about how a friendly professional ASA sailing instructor can help you accomplish your sailing dreams.

Nothing Beats Sailing!

Home-Sailing

Whether you are sailing a small boat across a lake on a quiet afternoon, or watching the sun come up on an ocean crossing, there is truly no sport like sailing. Start sailing with an American Sailing Association sailing school near you!

Adventure Awaits

Home-Adventure

Whether you’re already an active sailor or have never set foot on a sailboat, the American Sailing Association offers many exciting opportunities to experience sailing. Check out our flotilla schedule and choose to join us for a once in a lifetime sailing vacation in the Mediterranean, Caribbean or South Pacific!