Anacortes

Sailing School

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SailTime University

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.

Accelerate Skills Development

Experiential Education

All of our instructor-captains are USCG-licensed and ASA-certified.
SailTime supports the national recreational boating education standards as recognized by the United States Coast Guard.

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

Students will learn to pilot a sloop-rigged keelboat, 30 to 50 feet in length during a multi-day cruise on inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds and seas.

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

This is an Advanced course expecting the highest standard of achievement training students to skipper and navigate a 30’ to 50’ sailing vessel on inland or coastal waters in any wind and sea conditions, day or night.

ASA 118 Course

This 1-day endorsement course is designed to improve your docking and close-quarter maneuvering skills in many situations including wind angles and cross currents.

ASA 103/104 Combo Course

The ASA 103/104 course is a 5-day, 4-night class covering the material of ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising and ASA 104 Bareboat Charter.

Docking Endorsement Instructor (ASA-218)

This one-day clinic is designed to verify your qualifications as an ASA 218 Docking Endorsement Instructor.

Coastal Navigation Instructor Qualification Clinic (ASA-205 IQC)

ASA Coastal Navigation 205 candidates certify to teach the application of navigational theory and practices for safe piloting of a vessel in coastal and inland waters.

Bareboat Cruising Instructor (ASA-204)

This one-day clinic is designed to verify your qualifications as an ASA Bareboat Cruising Instructor.

Basic Coastal Cruising Sailing Instructor (ASA-203)

This one and one-half day clinic is designed to verify your qualifications as an ASA Basic Coastal Cruising Sailing Instructor. 

Basic Keelboat Sailing Instructor (ASA-201 IQC)

This two and one -half day clinic is designed to verify your qualifications as an ASA Basic Keelboat Sailing Instructor.

Coastal Navigation (ASA-105) Evening Course

Learn to apply navigational theory and practices for safe piloting of a vessel in coastal and inland waters.

Basic Keelboat (ASA-101) Evening Course

Each evening students learn to sail on a Beneteau/ASA 22 designed specifically for ASA 101 courses.

Gift Cards (Anacortes)

Purchase the perfect gift: a gift card for ASA sailing lessons with a value of your choosing!
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Boating Education

SailTime supports the national recreational boating education standards as recognized by the United States Coast Guard.