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By American Sailing Association | The American Sailing Association was founded in 1983 with a simply stated mission: to teach people to sail safely and confidently. In addition to our worldwide network of sailing schools, our online resources for new & experienced sailors continues to grow - we have  lots of great tips, instructional sailing videos, travel guides for far away cruising destinations, and fun quizzes to test your sailing knowledge! 

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We're going to be releasing a new version very soon with a lot of great new features... many of which were suggested by you... the GO SAILING community!

How Much Sailboat Do I Need? - American Sailing Association

Okay, you’ve checked out of 101, 103 & 104 and the sailing fever is still burning strong. You need to either check into a hospital or buy your first …

Boating

ASA’s Top 6 Female Sailors

Sailing is mostly a male dominated arena but that doesn’t mean there aren’t amazing female sailors. More and more we’re seeing women sailors who get …

Vendée Globe

Android Gets Smart on the Boat
 (Part 2) - American Sailing Association

In part 1 of this topic we covered apps that measured directions, distances and trim. This time, we cover apps that convert measurements and perform …

Apps

Book Review: And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind by Bill Streever

<i>And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air by Bill Streever</i><p>The author, Bill Streever, does a fabulous job using his career as a …

MOB First Response

We know that learning to sail can be overwhelming and there is a lot to take in. In an effort to help we’ve created a series of “Bite Sized Lessons” …

Seven Qualities That Make A Good Sailor

It’s a sentence you hear all the time – “<i>he’s a good sailor</i>” – an innocuous complimentary description that falls away as soon as uttered, but what …

2016 Outstanding ASA Sailing Instructors

ASA’s Outstanding Instructors are selected each year solely as a result of student surveys. Based on the volume of student feedback received …

Celebrity Sailor Jeopardy

No looking at the internet! Here’s a fun quiz (jeopardy style) to see who are the real celebrities of our sailing world. When the results are in, …

America's Cup

FREE Desktop Wallpaper Sailing Calendar 2017

Desktop Wallpaper Sailing Calendar Archive<p>January 2017 – Download 〉〉<p>February 2017 – Download 〉〉<p>March 2017 – Download 〉〉<p>April 2017 – Download 〉〉

"Go Sailing” Social Networking App Goes National [Press Release]

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>“Go Sailing” Social Networking App Goes National<br>V3 of iOS and Android App for Sailing Community Also Enhances User Experience</b><p><b>LOS</b> …

Sailing Challenge App Update! New Exciting Features!!

Updated Sail Trim Module<p>In the new version of the game we don’t only teach you the sail trim for each point of sail, we put you to the test! Have you …

Find An ASA Sailing School

American Sailing Association affiliated sailing schools now graduate and certify thousands of new sailors annually – sailors who learn faster, learn …

Press Release

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>ASA “Wraps” Docking Made Easy Free Educational Video Series<br>Fourth and Final Offering Teaches Sailors About “Returning to the</b> …

Book Review : The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom by Stephen Brennan

<i>The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom by Stephen Brennan</i><p>Editor Brennan has compiled a unique book of quotes, verses, and traditional sailing axioms. …

Exploring the Dalmation coast of Croatia on an ASA Flotilla

The 2016 ASA Flotilla in Croatia was organized by Sea Safaris Sailing School in Chicago with Capt. Jean De Keyser and his wife, “Admiral” Mila, as …

Setting The Hook

This tip came by way of Captain Sarah from Abaco Sailing / Cruise Abaco.<p>My favorite part about cruising is finding a remote anchorage and exploring …

Top 5 Posts of 2016 - American Sailing Association

Looking back over the year of 2016 we’ve published some great content – here are the top 5 posts of 2016, voted for by you and your mouse …

Unusual Boat Designs

Sailboat designs haven't changed much over the years, but here are some of the more unusual sailboat designs that naval architects have come up …

Sailboats

Relax - it's the weekend! #Sail

CharterSavvy Fall 2016 Page 18

CharterSavvy Fall 2016 : Page 18<p>The Check Out: Bareboat News The entire bareboat fleet at Conch Charters, including both power and sail yachts, has …

America's Cup

Give App As A Gift - ASA's Sailing Challenge

Sailing Challenge combines the most innovative thinking in the digital education field with ASA’s experience in teaching sailing to create a game …

Apps

9 Great Gifts For Sailors

Shopping for the holidays can be tough, but if a sailor is on your list it is all the easier! Sailors always need stuff… or want stuff… or want stuff …

Shopping

100,000 Facebook Followers

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>American Sailing Association Reaches 100,000 Facebook Followers over Thanksgiving Weekend – Number of Followers Doubles in Less</b> …

Facebook

100,000 Facebook Fans Giveaway - American Sailing Association

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.<p>1. Eligibility: This Giveaway is open only to those who …

Sailing

Book Review : Finding North by George Michelsen Foy

<i>Finding North — “How Navigation Makes Us Human” by George Michelsen Foy</i><p>Finding North is an interesting play on words as author Foy intertwines many …

Book Reviews

Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes Winners 2016

Horizon Yacht Charters delivers immaculate yachts and first-class service. With four stunning Caribbean charter destinations to choose from, Horizon …

Antigua