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ASA, US Sailing & IYT Certified Sailing Schools in BVI

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..

NauticEd Affiliated Training Schools in BVI

Caribbean Sailing Coach, Tortola, BVI

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Whether you want to get a recognized bareboat skippers credential or brush-up on existing skills, Caribbean Sailing Coach provides  one-to-one coaching sessions around your needs and interests. From one-day refreshers to month-long cruising and passage making voyages, the most popular options are 5-10 day live aboard programs that teach you how to handle a 42-52 foot monohull or catamaran in Caribbean waters. if you want or need to take the certification route, Caribbean Sailing Coach is an affiliated NauticEd practical training school and can coach and certify you to their high standards or any charter boat.

Training Programs

  • On The Water Skill Building
  • Your Own Boat Training
  • Chartered Monohull or Catamaran Training
  • Passage Making


Other NauticEd Sailing School in BVI

  • Sailing Virgins, Tortola, BVI
  • Sunsail, Tortola, BVI

Sistership Sailing School, Tortola, BVI

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Sistership, a sailing school for women, couples, and families, offers the opportunity to learn the sport of sailing in a positive, relaxed, supportive environment. Sailing from Nanny Cay Marina on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, Sistership Sailing School provides you with a unique vacation experience. Sistership is a member school of the American Sailing Association. ASA schools must meet rigorous standards which are internationally recognized.

ASA Courses

  • Basic Keelboat Sailing
  • Basic Coastal Cruising
  • Bareboat Chartering
  • Coastal Navigation
  • Advanced Coastal Cruising
  • Multihull Sailing
  • Instructor Courses

Robert Swain Sailing School, Tortola, BVI

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Swain Sailing School is an accredited training facility of the foremost sailing associations in the US, ASA and offers sailing certification courses and customized courses in performance sailing and racing. RSSS also offers the International Bareboat Skipper’s Certification. Sail Training in 3 locations - Jamestown, Tortola, and Antigua.

ASA Sailing Programs

  • Basic Keelboat (ASA 101) 
  • Live Aboard Cruising (ASA 103/104)
  • Bareboat Prep- Cruising course with onshore accommodations (ASA 103/104)
  • Cruising Catamaran (ASA 114; ASA 104 & 114 or ASA 103, 104, 114)
  • Fast Track to Bareboating (ASA 101, 103, 104 or ASA 101, 103, 104, 114)
  • Coastal Passage Making/Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106)
  • Coastal Navigation (ASA 105)
  • Offshore Passage Making and Delivery training (ASA 108)
  • Celestial Navigation (ASA 107 or 117)
  • ASA Instructor Training Courses (201, 203, 204, 205, 206)


Other Courses

  • VHF Marine Communications
  • Customized courses in performance sailing and racing

TMM Yacht Charters, Road Town, Tortola, BVI

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Established in 1979 TMM Yacht Charters provides the clients with first-hand local knowledge, friendly and memorable staff, and a diverse fleet of modern yachts. The BVI's warm tropical climate and prevailing easterly trade winds offer perfect conditions year-round for sailing instruction. TMM offers American Sailing Association (ASA) certification above ASA Level 101 for clients.

ASA Programs

  • ASA 103 | Basic Coastal Cruising
  • ASA 104 | Bareboat Cruising
  • ASA 114 | Cruising Catamaran

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Tortola Sailing, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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The courses are accredited by two of the world's leading sailing bodies. They ensure our standards of teaching, examinations, and facilities, meet their high standards. American Sailing Association and IYT Worldwide. The other training location include U.S. Virgin Islands.

ASA & IYT Training Courses

  • Learn to Sail - ASA 101
  • Fast Track Catamaran - ASA 101, 103, 104 & 114; or IYT
  • Fast Track Monohull - ASA 101, 103 & 104; or IYT
  • Advanced Catamaran (Live Aboard Course) - ASA 105 & 106
  • IYT Small Powerboat and Rib Master
  • IYT Powerboat Captain
  • IYT ICC and VHF Add On

True Blue Sailing School, Tortola, BVI

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True Blue Sailing School is located in the beautiful British Virgin Islands, the sailing capital of the Caribbean. The school concept gives you the opportunity to improve your sailing skills, the courses are thorough including ashore and afloat instruction. They will also prepare you for boat ownership, bareboat chartering.

ASA Courses Offered

  • Basic Keelboat (101)
  • Basic Coastal Cruising (103)
  • Bareboat Chartering (104)
  • Coastal Navigation (105)
  • Basic Keel Boat (101) and Basic Coastal Cruising (103)
  • Basic Coastal Cruising (103) and Bareboat Chartering (104)

Coral's Reef Sailing School, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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Coral's Reef Sailing School provides fully immersive experience into all the aspects of cruising life. The adventures of travel by sailboat and explore the warm Caribbean waters while gaining valuable experience and hands-on training in catamaran cruising.

IYT Training Courses

  • International Bareboat Skipper Sail Catamaran
  • International Crew Sail
  • International Flotilla Skipper Sail Catamaran
  • VHF Marine Communication Master SRC

Offshore Sailing School, Wickhams Cay, Tortola, BVI

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Located at Wickhams Cay, Tortola in British Virgin Islands, Offshore Sailing School Tortola Center offers live aboard bareboat cruising courses on monohull and catamaran sailing yachts and power catamarans. At the Moorings base in Tortola, Offshore Sailing School teaches certification courses aboard Moorings 39′ to 48′ catamarans and monohulls, and power catamarans. Enroll in a Live Aboard Cruising Course to earn US Sailing Basic Keelboat and Bareboat Charter Cruising certification on a fabulous Moorings yacht, or US Powerboat Certification on a big power cat, and go on to apply for your International Cruising Proficiency Certificate for European charters.

US Sailing Programs

  • Live Aboard Cruising
  • Catamaran Live Aboard Cruising
  • Fast Track to Power Cruising
  • Team Building and Leadership Adventures

You may also read: Online Sailing Certifications