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ASA Certified & Other Sailing Schools in Pennsylvania

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ASA Certified or Other Sailing Schools without Certification at Philadelphia, Quakertown, Essington, and Bala Cynwyd in Pennsylvania..

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..

Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia - Philadelphia PA

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Established in 1993, Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia is located at North Front Street, Philadelphia (Classroom) & N. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia (Fleet Location) with office located at Pinecrest Lane, Lansdale, PA. The classes are conducted at historic Delaware River Water front in Center City Philadelphia which has wide open sailing with great wind. When you complete your course you can practice your new found skills at the Liberty Sailing Club or Practice Sail on the Sonar 23’s or the Hunter 31. All courses are designed to offer students maximum time on the water. 

ASA Courses

  • ASA 101, 103, 104, 105, 114


Other Programs

  • Private Sailing Instruction or Practice Sail Hunter 31 (Includes Docking & Close Quarter Maneuvering)
  • Practice Sail on the Sonar 23’s with Instructor or Practice Sail
  • Charter Liberty - Inboard Diesel Sailing Sloop

Nockamixon Sailing School - Quakertown PA

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Nockamixon Sailing School’s fun and informative sailing lessons on Lake Nockamixon leads you to become an ASA certified captain. ASA Certification is recognized by charter companies throughout the world as indications of sailing ability and competence. The school Instructors are all USCG licensed Captains and ASA certified instructors. ASA Instructors must pass rigorous testing in order to achieve instructor status, ensuring the highest quality sailing instruction.

ASA Courses

  • ASA101, 103, 105, 107, 119
  • ASA 101 Challenge


Other Programs

  • NSS Practice Sailing Program

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Other Sailing Schools in Pennsylvania (Without Certification)

The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia - Essington PA

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The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia founded in 1892 is among the oldest yacht clubs in continuous operation in the country. Located five minutes south of Philadelphia International Airport on the Delaware River, the beautiful waterfront venue is home port for yacht club members as well as private party and wedding catering events looking for a maritime theme. Club members enjoy year around sailing the eastern seaboard and Caribbean waters. They race one design classes locally three seasons a year in Optimists, Lasers, Vanguard 15s and J22s.

Sailing Instructions & Other Programs

  • Adult Learn to sail
  • Sailing Speaker Series
  • One Design Racing

The Philadelphia Sailing Club (PSC) - Bala Cynwyd PA

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Founded in 1979, Philadelphia Sailing Club (PSC) might be of interest to you if you think you might enjoy sailing, are a boat-less sailor, are wishing to meet other sailors, or are looking to sail in some exotic waters. The members, age 21 and over, are from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions. The club bareboat charter, meaning there is no hired captain or crew. The boat comes with all the necessary sailing equipment but PSC members provide all the rest.

Education Programs

  • Sailing Fundamentals (1 day)
  • Monthly Meeting Programs
  • Diesel engine maintenance and troubleshooting
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Plus more


Club Sail Programs

  • Spring Skills
  • Memorial Day
  • Destination Sail
  • Labor Day
  • Deltaville
  • Ride-The-Wind
  • Baltimore

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