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ASA members unite for a special week in the BVIsASA members unite for a special week in the BVIs Lots of people sail the British Virgin Islands every year, but not many get to do it in quite the same style as the 2014 ASA Member's Event, which took place March 1-8. For...

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Four Ways to Get Sailing ExperienceFour Ways to Get Sailing Experience “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go! What the wise...

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Getting your Sailing Education is Easier Than Ever!Getting your Sailing Education is Easier Than Ever! A good education combines practical experience with study - and nowhere is that more true than in the world of sailing. As important as it is to understand how a boat works,...

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Take a Coastal Navigation Sailing Course and Build ConfidenceTake a Coastal Navigation Sailing Course and Build... Long gone are the days when a sailor cruising alongside an unfamiliar coast had nothing but their compass and the principles of dead reckoning to go by. The age of GPS and...

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Five Essential Bareboat Charter SkillsFive Essential Bareboat Charter Skills Modernist author and noted sea enthusiast, Ernest Hemingway, once said, "The sea is the same as it has been before men ever went on it in boats." While that may be true, a...

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Your Photo Could Be On the Cover of Our New Book!Your Photo Could Be On the Cover of Our New Book! In 2014, ASA will release Bareboat Cruising Made Easy, the latest in our line of cutting-edge sailing books. But before the book can be published, we need to find the perfect...

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VIDEO: Trailer for Maidentrip, documentary about Laura DekkerVIDEO: Trailer for Maidentrip, documentary about Laura... For years here on the ASA blog we followed Laura Dekker's amazing round-the-world sailing adventures. The Dutch teenager battled the legal system, contended with public opinion,...

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ASA's 30th Anniversary Caribbean Getaway Sweepstakes!ASA's 30th Anniversary Caribbean Getaway Sweepstakes! Join us to help improve the lives of children in the Caribbean, and you could win a 6-night stay at Conde Nast award-winning Rosalie Bay Resort in beautiful Dominica, complete...

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Alternative Energy in the Sailing WorldAlternative Energy in the Sailing World Guest post from Sailors for the Sea. By:Hilary Wiech, Communications Manager and Annie Brett, Program Director Renewable energy is a hot and sometimes controversial topic...

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Upcoming ASA events at the America's CupUpcoming ASA events at the America's Cup The America's Cup, one of the world's greatest sporting spectacles, and the biggest event in competitive sailing, is underway right now in San Francisco! Check the schedule...

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Welcome to the water!

Category : American Sailing Association

Ready to get pumped up for sailing season? This video from Discover Boating should help. Sailors, powerboaters, anyone who loves the water: come one, come all! Summer is nearly here.

What does ASA have on tap for this summer? Oh, nothing much:
-Certifying thousands of sailors and helping them take their sailing experience to new heights.
-Flotillas in the Caribbean, the San Juan Islands, Greece, the Aegean Rally, Croatia, Southern California, and more.
-Our Member’s Event in St. Petersburg, FL: A week of sailing, relaxation, and sunshine at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Marina.
-The release of our new cutting-edge textbook: COASTAL CRUISING MADE EASY

And who knows what else? Keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to find out.

ASA Schools at Strictly Sail Pacific 2012

Category : At the Shows

Going to Strictly Sail Pacific in Oakland, CA, April 12th-15th? These ASA schools will have booths—visit them to talk sailing and for special promotions and deals only available at the show! Some of the specials are listed here, and others you will have to visit to discover. And be sure to check back periodically, because new deals may be added as the show rolls along!

ASA Main Booth
Booth 340

Anacortes Yacht Charters
Exhibit Hall, 1st Floor, Booth 3
- Buy one class, get one 25% off!

Afterguard Sailing Academy
Booth 39

Aoki Yacht School
Booth 85

BVI Yacht Charters
Booth 116
-20% off for all guests who book at the show!

Modern Sailing School & Club
Booth 53
- $200 discount on initiation fee!

Open Sailing School
Booth P2/P3

Sailtime San Francisco Bay
In the Water on a Hunter 39 at Slip #59  
- FREE ASA 101/103 for new Members who sign up at the show!

San Juan Sailing

Booth 214-216

Sunsail Tortola
Booth B16
-Check out Sunsail’s special – up to 30% off your next charter when you book it at the show!

Tradewinds Sailing School & Club
asa booth