Learn to Sail

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Learning How to Sail 101

A veteran sailing writer and experienced cruising and racing sailor explains the basics needed to get you out on the water and under sail.

Gearing Up For Sailing

Gear for Going Ashore

Dress smart for sailing with our top picks for the best gear for going ashore after a day of sailing.

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Gearing Up for Foul Weather

Wondering what to pack for your sailing adventure? If a rain-soaked afternoon is in your future, you’ll want these in your gear bag.


Sailing Schools

Blue Water Sailing School

Blue Water Sailing School Blue Water Sailing School is an American Sailing Association certified sailing school, offering courses in Florida, The Bahamas, the Virgin Islands,

American Sailing Association

American Sailing Association The largest and most respected sailing instruction organization in the world About American Sailing Association At ASA we believe that a great