Welcome to Your First Sail, the American Sailing Association’s short, fun, online learn to sail eCourse designed to familiarize you with the world of sailing, one that some see as a sport and others choose as a lifestyle.
Q: Who should take this course?
A: If any one of the following describes you, this course is for you!
After completing this course, you’ll understand how a sailboat works, the common commands used to steer one and some basic sailing terminology. You’ll not only get the most out of your time on the water, but also be able to actively participate in the magic of sailing!
Q: How long will it take to complete the course?
A: Anywhere from about 30 to 45 minutes.
Q: Do I need any books or other study materials?
A: No, the course is fully self-contained. You can start the course at any time and do some or all of it at a time.