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  • Is the America’s Cup Good for the Sport of Sailing?

    These days, just mention the words America's Cup to any group of sailors and it’s likely that in no more than a few minutes they’ll all be arguing.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/18/americas-cup-good-for-sport-of-sailing/">Is the America’s Cup Good for the Sport of Sailing? appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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  • SAIL: A tribute to the world’s greatest races, sailors and their boats

    If you like racing sailboats then you will not find a better written or more beautiful book than SAIL - which describes the great races around the world.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/14/sail-timothy-jeffery/">SAIL: A tribute to the world’s greatest races, sailors and their boats appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The MarkSetBot

    The MarkSetBot is the world's first robotic race mark, which allows a race committee to set up or change a race mark more quickly and accurately.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/06/cool-gizmos-for-sailors-marksetbot/">Cool Gizmos for Sailors : The MarkSetBot appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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  • GO SAILING Update 3.2. Goes International

    Go Sailing, sailing’s free social-media app that keeps sailors connected and sailing, is very excited to announce an update which will expand and refine its services to be available internationally. Part of the update will include trip list filters for an enhanced browsing experience and the ability to schedule sailing related events worldwide.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/05/go-s...

American Sailing Association

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  • Cruising Boat Spotlight: The Hunter Vision 32

    The Hunter Vision 32 is a production boat built in the late 80s that stepped outside the norm with its free-standing mast.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/03/cruising-boat-spotlight-hunter-vision-32/">Cruising Boat Spotlight: The Hunter Vision 32 appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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  • Dinghy in a Shoe Box

    According to a press release recently received at ASA, a Canadian boatbuilding company in Halifax -- Barium Boatbuilding, Ltd. -- has just announced the ultimate in portable dinghy design. Called the “Mighty-Mini” (they’re searching for a better name), the dinghy is shipped in a container roughly the side of a man’s shoebox.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/04/01/dinghy-shoe-box/">Dingh...

American Sailing Association

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  • Heaving to – What is it and do I need to know how to do it?

    Heaving to (to heave to and to be hove to) involves parking the boat while out at sea. It's easy to do but it takes a little practice as every boat is different!The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/03/24/heaving-to-steps/">Heaving to – What is it and do I need to know how to do it? appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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  • 5 Things to Remember When the Wind Starts Coming Up

    After a solid two hours of sailing in perfect conditions, more white caps begin to emerge and the sky seems irritated. You know the mood of the wind is changing and, as a sailor, know you’ll be adjusting along with it.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/03/21/5-things-to-remember-when-it-gets-windy/">5 Things to Remember When the Wind Starts Coming Up appeared first on </a><a href="https:/...

American Sailing Association

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  • How Much Sailboat Do I Need?

    Okay, you’ve checked out of 101, 103 & 104 and the sailing fever is still burning strong. You need to either check into a hospital or buy your first boat – you choose the latter. But what kind should you get? The magazines and websites have you drooling over boats that have tempted you with … <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/03/15/how-much-sailboat-do-i-need/">Continue reading How Much Sailboat ...

American Sailing Association

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  • Bite Size Lessons : MOB First Response

    In this lesson we take a look at what happens when there is a "man overboard" and learn the important Y.T.P.S.C. acronym that reminds us what the first 5 steps should always be.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/02/24/bite-size-lessons-mob-first-response/">Bite Size Lessons : MOB First Response appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • Android Gets Smart on the Boat
 (Part 2)

    In part 1 of this topic we covered apps that measured directions, distances and trim. This time, we cover apps that convert measurements and perform calculations made onboard and a couple of apps that display readouts otherwise done by conventional instrument displays. As befire, here are the main features; look to their Google Play Store … <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/02/23/digital-sailing-...

  • And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind

    The book covers topics about the science of wind and what causes it, and its destructive force on many things it touches - a must read for any sailor!The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/02/12/soon-heard-roaring-wind/">And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Celebrity Sailor Jeopardy

    No looking at the internet! Here’s a fun quiz (jeopardy style) to see who are the real celebrities of our sailing world.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/02/01/celebrity-sailor-jeopardy/">Celebrity Sailor Jeopardy appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • 2016 Outstanding Instructors

    ASA’s Outstanding Instructors are selected each year solely as a result of student feedback received throughout the year. The award then goes to the top 30 instructors, recognizing them as the top 1½% of their peers for quality education as judged by their own customers.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/24/2016-outstanding-instructors/">2016 Outstanding Instructors appeared first on <...

  • Sailing Challenge App Update

    ASA’s Sailing Challenge app is a cutting-edge mobile gaming app designed as a fun learning aid to help illustrate the principles of sailing - now updated!The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/24/sailing-challenge-app-update-v1-1/">Sailing Challenge App Update appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • “Go Sailing” Social Networking App Goes National

    Go Sailing has released a nationwide version of its innovative social networking app which connects people interested in sharing the experience of sailing.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/11/go-sailing-social-networking-app-goes-national/">“Go Sailing” Social Networking App Goes National appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • ASA “Wraps” Docking Made Easy Free Educational Video Series

    The American Sailing Association (ASA) announced today that it has published the fourth and final video in its educational series, Docking Made Easy.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/11/asa-wraps-docking-made-easy-free-educational-video-series/">ASA “Wraps” Docking Made Easy Free Educational Video Series appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • Exploring the Dalmatian coast of Croatia on an ASA Flotilla

    The 2016 ASA Flotilla in Croatia was organized by Sea Safaris Sailing School with Capt. Jean De Keyser and his wife, “Admiral” Mila, as the experienced flotilla tour guides.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/06/croatia-flotilla/">Exploring the Dalmatian coast of Croatia on an ASA Flotilla appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom

    The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom is a unique book of quotes, verses, and traditional sailing axioms compiled by editor Stephen Brennan.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2017/01/03/little-blue-book-sailing-wisdom/">The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • Top 5 ASA Posts of 2016

    Looking back over the year of 2016 we've published some great content - here are the top 5 posts of 2016, voted for by you and your mouse clicks!The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2016/12/29/top-posts-2016/">Top 5 ASA Posts of 2016 appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • What Makes a Good Sailor?

    What does it mean to be a “good sailor"? We’ve put together seven qualities that we think fit the bill - #3 might surprise you!The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2016/12/21/what-makes-good-sailor/">What Makes a Good Sailor? appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

  • Unusual Boat Designs

    Sailboat designs haven't changed much over the years, but here are some of the more unusual sailboat designs that naval architects have come up with.The post <a href="https://asa.com/news/2016/12/15/unusual-sailboat-designs/">Unusual Boat Designs appeared first on </a><a href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.</a>

American Sailing Association

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • Hands Across The Sea Ship 37,000 Books

    With the help of some enthusiastic cruising sailors, Hands Across The Sea has shipped 625 boxes of new amazing books to schools in the Eastern Caribbean.The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com/news/2016/09/27/24914/">Hands Across The Sea Ship 37,000 Books appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.

  • Cruising Quiz

    There’s still some time to do some cruising folks! September and October are often great times to make that mini voyage – less crowds, still nice weather and a certain peace and tranquility that only autumn sailing can bring. Here’s a little quiz taken from ASA’s 104 text, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy, to test your … <a href="https://asa.com/news/2016/09/22/cruising-quiz-2/" class="more-link">Conti...

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Featured School : Canary Sail

    Canary Sail features ideal sailing conditions & a wide selection of sailboats to choose from - not surprising that many students return to sail again!The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com/news/2016/09/21/featured-school-canary-sail/">Featured School : Canary Sail appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.

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  • Southern California Boat Show

    Premiering September 22nd-25th, the Southern California In-Water Boat Show is making a big splash at Cabrillo Way Marina in the heart of Los Angeles Harbor.The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com/news/2016/09/13/southern-california-boat-show/">Southern California Boat Show appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.

  • 8 Great Sailing Books – Adventure Style!

    These sailing books share some sailing stories that highlight the adventurous side of sailing & the sailors who push themselves & their boats to the limit!The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com/news/2016/09/08/8-great-sailing-books/">8 Great Sailing Books – Adventure Style! appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://asa.com">American Sailing Association.

American Sailing Association

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