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ASA Certified and Other Sailing Schools at Abaco, Naussau, Marsh Harbor and Freeport in Bahamas..

NauticEd Online Sailing Education

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Take online theory sailing courses with NauticEdwith two free sailing courses and sailing resume, and then use the skilled in-house sailing instructors from the NauticEd affiliated sailing schools in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia & around the world to gain practical sailing experience and confidence. Once you pass the courses and practical training, you'll be awarded with a NauticEd Sailing Certification with Verified Practical Competency. Yacht Charter Companies worldwide accept and acknowledge the NauticEd Sailing Certification. Read more..

Abaco Sailing, Abaco, Bahamas

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Located in Abaco Bahamas, Abaco Sailing is an ASA sailing school and gold star rated sailing school by the ASA in 2005 and Chosen as an outstanding ASA School for 2009 from 300 ASA facilities throughout the world. The school has ASA certified instructors and they have multiple awards of Outstanding Instructor throughout the years. The school offers ASA Courses 101 to 106.

ASA Courses

  • Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)
  • Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
  • Coastal Navigation (ASA 105)
  • Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106)

Cruise Abaco Sailing School, Abaco, Bahamas

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Located at Great Abaco Beach Resort (Boat Harbor Marina) in Marsh Harbor of Bahamas, Cruise Abaco Sailing School offer bareboat charters with excellent service and local knowledge so that you get the most out of cruising the Abaco. They provide ASA sailing courses with your charter and gain certifications as you go. Throughout a typical week charter guests can complete up to three courses gaining any or all of the following ASA sailing certifications.

ASA Courses

  • Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)
  • Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
  • Bareboat Chartering (ASA 104)
  • Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114)


Other Programs

  • Private ASA classes and instruction

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Navtours Sailing School, Naussau, Bahamas

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Located in Naussau Bahamas, Navtours sailing school is approved by the Fédération de voile du Québec (FVQ) (Quebec Sailing Federation), the Canadian Yachting Association (CYA) and the International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA) and provides activities for initiation to sailing, elementary, intermediate and advanced practical training courses with recognized certification, practical lessons on how to maneuver a powerboat as well as classes to obtain a driver card for pleasure craft.

ASA Sailing Lessons

  • ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing
  • ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising
  • ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
  • ASA 114, Cruising Catamaran


Voile Quebec (VQ) / Sail Canada (SC) Courses

  • Initiation to Sailing - Voile Quebec (VQ) / Sail Canada (SC)
  • Basic Cruising Standard - Crew and Captain (VQ/SC)
  • Intermediate Cruising Standard - Crew and Captain (VQ/SC)
  • Advanced Cruising Standard - Crew and Captain (VQ/SC)

Other Programs

  • Flotilla Sailing

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Blue Water Sailing School, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas

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Located at the Marsh Harbor in Bahamas, Blue Water Sailing School specializes in teaching live-aboard sailing courses on luxurious cruising catamarans. Marsh Harbor is the capital of the Abaco Islands district of the Bahamas and is the third largest city in the country. The Abacos have some of the best sailing in the Caribbean, especially in the winter. Most of the Bahamas sailing courses are held in the Sea of Abaco, which offers protection from winter cold fronts. All courses offered at Blue Water Sailing School are also available on a private basis.

Sailing Courses (ASA Certification)

  • Bareboat Catamaran Skipper: Basic Sailing (ASA 101), Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103), Bareboat Chartering (ASA 104) and ASA Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114).

Other Sailing Schools in Bahamas

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Grand Bahama Sailing Club, Freeport, Bahamas

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The Grand Bahama Sailing Club is a family oriented members only club located at the Sir Charles Hayward Yacht Club in Freeport, Bahamas. The Club has been providing sailing lessons to several local and international youth since 2006, and more recently has expanded its course offerings to include adult sailing classes. In addition to sailing, there is an active tennis program which hosts weekly clinics and scheduled round-robin tournaments and encourages participation from all levels.

Adult Sailing Programs

  • Adult Sailing 101
  • Adult Sailing 102
  • Adult Sailing 103
  • Adult Keelboat Sailing
  • Hobie Wave Experience
  • Private Lessons


Other Programs

  • Youth Sailing
  • General Power Boat Handling
  • Summer Sailing Adventure Camp
  • Tennis

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