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Affiliated with NauticEd International Sailing School

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Take online theory sailing courses with NauticEd, with two free sailing courses and sailing resume, and then use the skilled in-house sailing instructors 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..

Atlantic Yachting Sailing School - New York City Area NY

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Atlantic Yachting is a boutique, family-run sailing company. In its seven short years, Atlantic Yachting has grown to become Manhattan's premier sailing provider, offering everything from private sailboat charters, to group and private sailing lessons for adults. The sailing school provides a laid back and hands-on approach to all of the courses. The boats sail from the 79th Street Boat Basin in Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Located just across from the famous Boat Basin Cafe on the Riverside Park bike path, it is easily accessible by car, cab or subway. Lessons are conducted with a J24 and Beneteau 411.

ASA Lessons

  • Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)
  • ASA Challenge
  • Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)


Other Programs

  • Introduction to Sailing
  • Private Lessons
  • Practice Sails
  • Sailboat Charters

City Island Yacht Club Sailing School - City Island, New York City Area

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City Island Yacht Club Sailing School is an American Sailing Association (ASA) Affiliate School and provides sailing lessons to increase the knowledge and experience to be confident and safe on all your sailing adventure, whether you charter a boat from a local harbor, go on an exotic sailing vacation, or even buy your own boat. The CIYC Sailing School provides American Sailing Association curriculum and certification. The school provides convenient classroom and on-board instruction using CIYC boats (Catalina 25’) in a weekday and weekend formats. The school allows use of club facilities during instruction to the students upon joining the program.

ASA Classes & Other Programs

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 105
  • Regattas and Racing
  • Cruising and Raft-Ups
  • Club Boat Program

Croton Sailing School - Croton-on-Hudson, New York City Area

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Croton Sailing School, located at the dramatic Palisades Parklands and the entrance to the Hudson Highland offers a wide range of sailing lessons and classes including ASA certifications. Whether you’re new to sailing, or a seasoned sailor that wants to hone their skills the school has programs that give you hands on learning. The school club, Croton Sailing Club was developed to provide sailors with the benefits of easy sailing on a variety of yachts without the burden of boat ownership.

ASA and Other Sailing Programs

  • Basic Hands-On Sailing
  • Practice Sails
  • Basic Hands-On Sailing Plus
  • Costal Cruising
  • Bareboat Chartering
  • Captained Charters
  • Navigation
  • Caribbean Cruises

Great Hudson Sailing Center - West Haverstraw, New York City Area

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Great Hudson Sailing Center has been serving the sailing community for over 35 years, starting as a sailing school in 1978 and then as one of the first U.S. Beneteau dealerships in 1986. Since then the school has taught thousands of new sailors and sold hundreds of new and used sailboats. Center’s award winning staff and customer service has allowed the center to help promote and support the sailing community in all aspects for over three decades. Great Hudson Sailing Center provides sailing lessons, Beneteau charters, used yacht brokerage, and fractional leasing program in NY.

ASA & Other Sailing Programs

Griffin Sailing School - Connelly, New York City Area

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The Griffin Sailing School offers a broad range of basic sailing, advanced cruising and offshore sailing courses for the diverse needs of students, organizations, and community sailing. Many can be customized to address specific interests better. Griffin Sailing School is American Sailing Association (ASA) Certified School. ASA and USCG Certified Instructors conduct classroom and hands-on instruction for 2 hours and 5-6 hours respectively every day, giving you the best education. The school location at the Rondout Yacht Basin is one of the best marinas on the Hudson River.

ASA Lessons

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 114, 118
  • ASA 101 Challenge


Other Programs

  • Introduction to Sailing
  • Sailboat Racing Coaching
  • Private Sailing Lessons

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New York Sailing Center - City Island, New York City Area

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New York Sailing Center is a sailing school and club operating out of City Island, Manhattan, the Caribbean and Mediterranean. And is an ASA Certification Facility (American Sailing Association certified sailing school), and also a sailing club. The center teaches from Basic to Bareboat and beyond, and also take you there too on our instructional sailing vacations. The center also offers seasonal sailing club plan and rentals to the graduates.

ASA Certifications & Classes

  • Start Sailing: Learn-to-sail / Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)
  • Start Cruising: Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
  • Start Bareboating: Bareboat Cruising (ASA 104)
  • Start Navigating: Coastal Navigation (ASA 105)
  • Start Advancing: Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106)


Other Programs

  • Private Lessons
  • 3-hour Intro to Sailing
  • 1-day Intro /Refresher
  • Marine Radar
  • Knot Tying
  • Performance Sailing/Heavy Weather
  • Nav App Clinic

Sailors NYC - New York City Area NY

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Sailors NYC offers recreational sailing on medium size vessels (30′+) and is a leading recreational sailors club supported by its members, partners and the community. The club's boats are docked at Liberty Harbor Marina in Jersey City, NJ. To create a true club environment, Sailors NYC provides a variety of programs for all levels of sailors, including: cruising, racing, organized boating events, as well as social events and educational programs.

ASA Lessons & Other Programs

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 105, 106
  • Hands On Sailing Lessons
  • Club
  • Sailors NYC Flotilla Journeys (Vacations)

Navtours-Lake Champlain Sailing School - Plattsburgh, North Country NY

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Navtours sailing school 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. The training programs offered by Navtours are endorsed by the Fédération de voile du Québec (F.V.Q) (Quebec Sailing Federation), the Canadian Yachting Association (C.Y.A) and the International Sailing Schools Association (I.S.S.A.). The Cruising on Sailboats International Handbook allows trainees to record their official licenses and to register their practicum experience in order to facilitate the potential leasing of a sailboat. Navtours also offers ASA sailing lessons in New York. Locations include - LeMoyne, (Quebec), Nassau (Bahamas), and Plattsburgh, NY.

ASA and Other Programs

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 118
  • 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)
  • Flotilla Sailing

Port Sailing School - New Rochelle& Port Washington NY

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Founded in 2004, Port Sailing school at New Rochelle and Port Washington, NY is affiliated with the American Sailing Association and owns and operates a fleet of over thirty boats in three locations. The daysail fleet is now comprised of Sonars, Catalina 25 and Cal 25 sailboats. The Sonar fleet is used as the primary teaching and racing boat and the cruising fleet consists of 2002 Beneteau 36 and 2002 Dufour Gibsea 43. The Dufour is based in St Croix to support the Caribbean operations. Adult Sailing Lessons held every weekend and the lesson can be taken in Manhasset Bay or Echo Bay.

ASA Courses

  • Learn to Sail Keelboat (101)
  • Coastal Cruising (103)
  • Bareboat Chartering (104)
  • Coastal Navigation (105)


Other Programs

  • Docking Techniques
  • Private Lessons
  • Sailboat Racing Clinic Wednesday Nights
  • NY State Safe Boating Course
  • Family Programs
  • Memberships
  • Boat Charter

Sag Harbor Sailing - Sag Harbor, Long Island NY

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Sag Harbor Sailing services sailboat rentals, overnight charters, sailing instruction, kayak & stand up paddle board rentals, and charters. Sag Harbor Sailing conducts sailing lessons in five 23′ Pearson ensigns, 27′ Catalina and 34′ Catalina. The classes are held at Hamptons back bays and the schools has been an outstanding ASA school for several years. Students successfully completing ASA courses receive ASA Certification and an ASA logbook. Classes are held weekdays and weekends from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm and courses require minimum of two students.

ASA Classes

  • Beginner Class in Basic Keelboat (ASA 101)
  • Intermediate Class in Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
  • Bareboat Chartering (ASA104) and Coastal Navigation (ASA105)


Other Programs

  • Learn to Sail
  • Sail it yourself
  • Private Lessons
  • Hire a Captain
  • 34′ and 27′ Catalina Charters and Rentals
  • Paddleboard & Kayaking

Sail Long Island ASA Sailing School - Greenport, Long Island NY

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Sail Long Island’s American Sailing Association sailing school is located on Long Island's l North Fork at the Brewer Yacht Yard in Greenport, New York. Whether you are a beginning sailor or have years of experience you can acquire or improve the skills you need to handle a sailboat safely and confidently. Through the American Sailing Association affiliation, the school can offer you certifications. The location is in the heart of some of the best sailing destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

ASA Lessons

  • Basic Sailing and Boating Safety (ASA 101)
  • Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103)
  • Bareboat Chartering (ASA 104)
  • Docking (ASA 118)
  • Weather (ASA 119)


Other Programs

  • Private Instruction
  • Special 6 Hour Intro to Sailing Classes
  • Basics of Non-Spinnaker Big Boat Racing
  • Star Watching Sails
  • 2 Hour Cruises
  • Private Charters
  • Adventure Sailing

Sail Montauk Sailing School - Montauk, Long Island NY

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One of the few sailing schools in the Montauk area in New York, Sail Montauk is Montauk’s only ASA accredited school. The school offers public and private sailing courses in Lake Montauk and the Block Island Sound. The classes are taught aboard a fleet of Catalina 22s which are great for beginners and fine tuning your sailing skills. All of the instructors have years of experience sailing and teaching with USCG Captains certifications.

ASA Courses & Other programs

  • Basic Keelboat Sailing
  • Private Instruction
  • Montauk Sailing Club
  • Sailing Vacations
  • Private Charters
  • Regatta Race Day

Sail Buffalo - Buffalo, Western New York NY

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Sail Buffalo Sailing School has been based out of Lake Erie’s shorelines for over 10 years and run American Sailing Association (ASA) certification courses starting with Basic Keelboat 101 through 104 on weekends, weekdays and weekday evenings from May to October. The Sail Buffalo project entails the transformation of an abandoned inlet into a Community Boating Center that provides public access to Buffalo’s waterfront. Two basic class schedule formats include - Intense weekend, and Stretched out with twice a week sessions.

ASA Classes & Other Programs

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 105
  • Corporate Team Building
  • Club Memberships

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