Seattle Yachts Sailing Academy
Seattle Yachts Sailing Academy, an American Sailing Association (ASA) affiliate school based in Anacortes, WA, can help you realize your dream of learning to sail, whether you are a beginner or experienced sailor.
Our friendly instructors have been certified by the ASA and are licensed as Captains by the US Coast Guard. They have a passion for passing on their love of sailing to students and have many years of experience teaching sailing.
ASA 101 Course
Students learn to sail on a boat approximately 20-27 ft in length, designed specifically for ASA 101 classes.
ASA 103 Course
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (inboard or outboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25-35 feet in length by day in moderate winds (up to 20 knots) and sea conditions.
ASA 104 Course
ASA 105 Course
Learn to apply navigational theory and practices for safe piloting of a vessel in coastal and inland waters. This is a classroom-only course and no prior experience is required.
ASA 106 Course
ASA 118 Course
This 1-day course is designed to practice docking in various wind and current angles. Learn basic theory and hands-on docking techniques needed to safely approach and depart in an efficient manner without damage or injury in an auxiliary powered sailboat.
ASA 103/104 Combo Course
This is a 5-day 4-night course certifying students for ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising and ASA 104 Bareboat Chartering. Learn to skipper a 30'-50' charter sailboat during this liveaboard cruising course in moderate to heavy wind and sea conditions.