ASA Sailing Schools in New York

Directory of American Sailing Association sailing schools located in the state of New York where you can take beginning to advanced sailing lessons.

New York has been divided into the following regions

Long Island, New York

We have Multiple sailboats that we teach on, five 23′ Pearson ensigns, 27′ Catalina and 34′ Catalina. Our instructors all have a Coast Guard Captains license with 8-10 years teaching the ASA certification classes. We are located and teach in the beautiful Hamptons back bays. We have been recognizes as Outstanding sailing school by the ASA for multiple years. We offer private one on one sailing lessons geared to the students sailing level. We run a kids sailing camp for the Ross school all summer long.

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ASA Sailing School, Sail Montauk, NY

Sail Montauk is Montauk’s only ASA accredited school. We offer public and private sailing courses in Lake Montauk and the Block Island Sound. We teach aboard a fleet of Catalina 22s, which are great for beginners and fine tuning your sailing skills. All of our instructors have years of experience sailing and teaching, and all are USCG Captains. Sail Montauk offers a chance to kick off your sailing career on the beautiful waters of Montauk, NY.

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New York City Area

Atlantic Yachting is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Our sailing courses are taught by the coolest instructors in the harbor, along the skyline of Manhattan. Our goal is to show all of our students a great time and to hopefully spark a love for sailing. We aim to provide a laid back and hands-on approach to all of the courses we offer. Feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have. Hope to see you on the water!! Manhattan’s orignal Sailing Program for Youth. We offer an adventure based sailing program for youth that …

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City Island Yacht Club (CIYC) is a unique and vibrant sailing community located in the heart of City Island, New York. CIYC is proud to offer a variety of programs and services that cater to sailors of all levels, making it a top destination for sailing enthusiasts in the region. One of CIYC’s unique offerings is its unparalleled waterfront location, with easy access to some of the best sailing grounds in the area. The club’s location on Long Island Sound offers a prime location for competitive racing, leisurely cruising, and a variety of other water sports.  CIYC is also renowned …

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New York Sailing Center is a participant in Veterans Sailing Education Program

We’re the ’boutique’ school, and since 1968, we’ve been giving you MORE of what you go to sailing school for! We offer courses from Basic to Bareboat and beyond.  Coastal Navigation 105 is offered all winter, and our fun and comprehensive Start Sailing courses (ASA 101) as well as cruising courses resume in the spring.

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SOUL Sailing, NY - ASA Certified Sailing School
SOUL Sailing is a participant in Veterans Sailing Education Program

At SOUL Sailing, we believe that anyone can learn to sail. By using small boats with a traditionally rigged set-up, students are exposed to basic concepts of sailing in a hands-on approach. Sailing is about feeling, understanding, and connecting with the environment around you. Our focus is on enjoying the water, but students are also exposed to the historically appropriate terminology.

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North Country, New York

Whether you’re new to sailing, or a seasoned sailor that wants to hone their skills, we have a program that will get you sailing like you’ve never sailed before! Experience the dramatic views of the Palisades and the Hudson Highlands from Haverstraw Bay, the broadest point on the Hudson River. Our unique location offers wide open sailing for uncomplicated teaching with easy navigation and steady breezes throughout the sailing season. With over twenty years of sailing and teaching experience behind him, Steve Jennings founded the sailing school on the philosophy of teaching with “patience, not pressure.” We believe that Hands-On …

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Griffin Sailing School, NY - ASA Certified Sailing School
Griffin Sailing School is a participant in Veterans Sailing Education Program

Sailing the Hudson River with Griffin Sailing School (GSS) is time well spent. We offer training in inland, coastal, and offshore sailing, providing a broad range of sailing knowledge to our graduates. Whether you’re a beginner or a “salty” sailor, a cruiser or a racer, you’ll learn to sail comfortably and safely. We guarantee you’ll benefit from both the lectures and on-the-water training. We are a true sailing school!

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Sail Ontario Sackets Harbor, North Country, New York

(315) 783-2755

Sail Ontario is a participant in Veterans Sailing Education Program

Start your Sailing adventure today with Sail Ontario in the historic shadow of the War of 1812. You’ll start your journey at the Madison Barracks Marina, named for President Madison and host to then 2nd Lieutenant Ulyses S. Grant. You’ll spend plenty of time on Lake Ontario, sail past the historic battlefield that saw action in 1812 and 1813, and have plenty of wind. Sails go up within minutes of leaving the dock giving you maximum time on the water to practice all the skills until they are second nature.

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Western New York

Our superior location by the mouth of Buffalo River makes Lake access real easy. Within 5-10 minutes departing from newly installed docks. you are under sail on the Lake. Our floating classroom is right by the dock ready when you are back for debriefing. Our instructors are patient, friendly and very experienced with any kind of weather situation. Buffalo’s summer season is famous for its variety of conditions, changing almost daily. The fleet of 13 boats ranges from small sailing dinghy’s to 32 Ft. Most of the beginner training is onboard HR 25’s, a boat selected for its sailing performance and large cockpit.

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