Veterans Sailing Education ProgramASA Veterans
Sailing Education Program

At ASA we recognize the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served or are serving in our country’s armed forces. As a token of our appreciation, and our way of saying thank you, we are inviting veterans, active military personnel, and reservists to share our passion for sailing by offering a discount on our ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Course at participating ASA affiliated sailing schools. Trade in your ship for ours and join us on the water with the wind in your sails. ASA’s nationwide network of affiliated schools allows us to offer this program across the nation to say thank you for your service and show our appreciation to veterans, active military personnel and reservists.

Save 10% Off ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Course

Participating ASA schools are offering a minimum of $50.00 or 10% off the list price of their ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course. Many schools have even more generous offerings for veterans, active military, and reservists, so be sure to check details with the individual school.

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Veterans Day Gift - FREE Sailing App

As a gift to get you in the spirit of sailing, ASA will be giving away its best selling, critically acclaimed 3D, virtual sailing reality game “SAILING CHALLENGE” App to all veterans and active duty military personnel. For ONE DAY ONLY on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018 you can download the mobile version of the Sailing Challenge App on iOS/Android for free! This app is sure to entice you to learn more about sailing and make you want to get out on the water!!

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ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program Details

  • ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing is the first step on your sailing journey. This course teaches the fundamentals of sailing and boat handling, safety, the rules of the road, and the required skills to safely take the helm or crew a sailboat.
  • In order to make sailing as accessible as possible to everyone, participating schools may use a catamaran or other sailboat to accommodate disabled or physically challenged students needing a more stable platform.

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How To Sign Up

  • Find A School Near You

    See a list of participating schools near you, or consider a school in a vacation destination.

  • Download Your Coupon

    Fill out the form below and we'll send you a coupon so that you can learn how to sail!

  • Schedule Your Sailing Lesson

    Contact the school and use your coupon to sign up for an ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing course.

Registration Form

By signing up for the ASA Veterans Sailing Education Program you are letting us know that you are a veteran or active military or reservist and are interested in sailing. On completion of the form you will receive a coupon which entitles you to a discount on ASA 101 sailing courses. You are under no obligation to redeem the coupon should you choose not to use it.


If you have any questions about the Veterans Program, or are having trouble completing the registration form then please contact us.