ASA - American Sailing Association

The American Sailing Association (ASA) is onboard for Summer Sailstice and is donating 5 x copies of the comprehensive ASA textbook, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy.

Plus, Summer Sailstice sailors have the chance to win a copy of ASA's great sailing app, Sailing Challenge - we have 10 to give away! Sailing Challenge contains up to date information on the fundamentals of sailing and offers fun practice options to help you learn and gain confidence. And, you can do this without even leaving the house! It's "quality couch sailing at its best!"

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Known to some sailors as the "bareboating bible", Bareboat Cruising Made Easy is more than just a textbook; it's a 212-page, all-in-one reference book based on ASA's Bareboat Charter Certification Standard, and covers everything from planning to technical information and sailing advice. The book was compiled by a team of expert sailors, writers, editors and artists and is complemented with high-quality photographs and illustrations.



   ...this book is so thorough and all encompassing that it will prove to be a useful, if not required, reference for anyone leaving the dock for more than an overnight. ” - 


The American Sailing Association was founded in 1983 with a mission to teach people to sail safely and confidently. To achieve that goal, the ASA established the U.S.'s first unified standards for measuring a sailor’s level of knowledge and skill in keelboats. With over 300 affiliated sailing schools throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan, Central America, Taiwan, China, and other far eastern countries, ASA schools have certified in excess of half a million sailors world wide. 

The ASA's national standards for sailing education has provided sailors with the proper training and respect for their responsibilities as boaters, thereby ensuring fun, safe, smart sailing for everybody. Learn More

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