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Why learn from the AMERICAN SAILING ACADEMY?
The American Sailing Academy is an ASA Gold Star Sailing School

All Instructors are certified and United States Coast Guard licensed Captains

Our sailboats are modern keelboats that are meticulously maintained. They are a minimum of 28 feet long with wheel steering and electronic navigation

Classes are scheduled weekends and mid-week (when available) providing you flexibly and convenience

Sailing classes are all conducted totally onboard and not in class rooms

Experienced sailors can take challenge exams to obtain their certifications

Our location for sailing is a wonderful place to visit and explore on the eastern seaboard, where your learning is fun and the cruising setting is spectacular

$500 course rebate towards the purchase of a new or pre-owned sailboat, over $20,000, from Hellier Yacht Sales. Visit them at Hellier Yacht Sales, Inc 

 

Certification Challenge:

For Sailors with some experience: The ASA101 Basic Keelboat level certification may be challenged while participation in our ASA103 Coastal Cruise course. You will take a written exam and demonstrate your sailing skills. The fee for the ASA101 challenge is $150 which includes your first year of ASA Membership.

For Sailors with extensive experience: The ASA101 Basic Keelboat & ASA103 Coastal Cruise level certifications may be challenged while participation in our ASA104 Bareboat Charter course. You will take written exams and demonstrate your sailing skills. The fee for both the ASA101 & ASA 103 challenge is $300 which includes your first year of ASA Membership.

International Proficiency Certificate This certificate is useful when chartering in European / Mediterranean waters. It serves as proof of bareboat charter competency for Mediterranean chartering companies, many of which require the proficiency information displayed in a different format than the ASA Log Book. Call for additional details.

To request more information about the ASA:
Shaw's Cove
New London, CT 06320
mail: PO Box 998,Westbrook, CT 06498
American Sailing Academy Tel: 860-333-8751
Email: americansailacademy@gmail.com