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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.

ASA First 22

ASA First 22 ASA members can now purchase ASA’s brand new boat, the ASA First 22. It was modeled after the successful First 20 and designed in collaboration with Beneteau especially for ASA members and schools! Read More...

Sail Away Sailing School

Sail Away Sailing School - Minneapolis, MN 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. 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...
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Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa - Caribbean Beaches Sailing Fun has international recognition from the American Sailing Association with competent and highly trained Instructors who are meticulous on introducing beginners to Sailing in a resort setting. Our Sailing Program aboard a fleet of Laser Bug Performance, Hobie Wave, and Hobie Getaway that is perfect for Sailing. 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...

Passion Yachts

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ASA Unveils Innovative Textbook

ASA Unveils Innovative Textbook ASA's brand new textbook, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy, has just been released to national acclaim. Read More...

Island Dreamer Sailing School

Island Dreamer Sailing School - Miami, FL 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. Read More...

ASA’s First Regional Meeting Held in Shenzhen, China

ASA’s First Regional Meeting Held in Shenzhen, China Over two dozen ASA Instructors and Affiliate representatives attended the first ever regional Asian Affiliate & Instructors meeting in Shenzhen, China.  Read More...

San Diego Sailing Academy

San Diego Sailing Academy - San Diego, CA 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. Read More...
BEACHES RESORTS NEW “SAILING FUN” EXPERIENCE

“Sailing Fun” at Beaches Resorts

“Sailing Fun” at Beaches Resorts In conjunction with ASA, the globe’s leading authority on sailing instruction and sailing schools, Beaches Resorts has launched a new Sailing Fun Experience, in which guests can participate in a sailing course consisting of four two-hour sessions designed to introduce both children (ages eight and above) and adults to the sport of sailing. Read More...

Abaco Sailing

Abaco Sailing - Caribbean We are the only ASA Facility in Abaco Bahamas and owner operated and some of the nicest boats in the industry. The Instructors are all licensed Captains and very experienced in both offshore, inshore, local knowledge and teaching. We offer a wide range of sloops and Catamarans, most new or near new with lots of equipment and amenities. Read More...

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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.

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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!

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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

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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!