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ASA Cetified & Other Sailing Schools in Mississippi

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ASA Certified Schools and Other Sailing Programs at Gulfport Small Craft Harbor, Ocean Springs and Biloxi in Missisippi..

USCG Captain's License Online

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MARINERS LEARNING SYSTEM (MLS) ONLINE- USCG Approved Online Captain's and Masters License Study Packages, Home Study Guides & FCC Online Tests - Located in Pennington NJ, Mariners Learning System provides U.S. Coast Guard Certified Licensing Courses with their flexible online training. Auxiliary Sailing & Towing endorsements are also available.

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..

North Star Sailing Academy - Gulfport Small Craft Harbor MS

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North Star Sailing Academy is an (ASA) American Sailing Association Professional Certification Facility offering the certified sailing courses as well as an Introduction to sailing course. North Star Sailing Charters offers Day Charters, Sunset and Moonlight Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Half Day, and Full Day Cruises. All of the Biloxi charters and sailing lessons are private. The instructor holds a US Coast Guard Master 100 Ton Licenses and is an American Sailing Association (ASA) Certified Instructor and also was ASA Instructor of The Year 2008. There is a minimum of 2 students required to hold a class and a recommended maximum of 3 students per sailing class.

ASA Courses

  • ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Course
  • ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising Course
  • ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising Course
  • ASA 105 Coastal Navigation (Home Study)
  • ASA 105 Coastal Navigation (Instructor Taught)
  • ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising


Other Programs

  • Introduction to Sailing (non-ASA course)
  • Sail Charters
  • Dinner Charters

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Ocean Springs Yacht Club (OSYC) - Ocean Springs MS

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Established in 1969, the Ocean Springs Yacht Club has been an active part of the Gulf Coast community since it was founded. The club is located on Front Beach, at the base of the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge. OSYC is a social and boating (both power and sailing) club, an informal yacht club, with many activities for members of all ages. Ocean Springs Yacht Club offers adult sailing lessons as well. Club amenities include a large family pool and baby pool, club-owned sailboats available to the membership, and a private pier. Successful completion of the sailing course and practical tests will assist the student in proficiencies required for a US Sailing Certification of Competency.

Sailing Classes & Other Programs

  • Adult Sailing Classes
  • Private Lessons
  • Regatta
  • Catamaran Racing
  • Memberships

Biloxi Yacht Club - Biloxi MS

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The Biloxi Yacht Club (BYC) is located in Biloxi, Mississippi on the shores of the Mississippi Sound. The Biloxi Yacht Club is a founding member of the Gulf Yachting Association, as well as the Mississippi Coast Yachting Association. Established in 1849, it is the fourth oldest yacht club in the United States. BYC is a non-profit private club promoting the sport of sailing, yachting and power boating. We offer a full service restaurant, bar, marina and catering services. The Biloxi Yacht Club offers sailing lessons for people of all ages. The club uses several different boats in the classes, Optimist dinghy’s, O’Pen Bics, Vanguard, 420s, Flying Scots and Viper640s.

Adult Programs

  • Adult lessons are also offered with US Sailing trained instructors. These lessons can be done on weekday evenings or on weekends and are flexible to accommodate varying schedules.