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Congratulations on your interest to learn to sail, or in improving your sailing skills. The American Sailing Association is the world’s foremost organization dedicated to training, teaching and certifying schools, sailing instructors and sailing enthusiasts. When you join the American Sailing Association, or work with an ASA certified sailing school, you learn how to sail from professionals to get the most rigorous, safety-first education and the best sailing instruction available.

Learning to sail with a certified ASA sailing facility, it gives sailors of all experience levels an opportunity to become more competent and confident in their abilities. If you choose to venture beyond the sailing basics, we’ll expand your horizons by teaching you to navigate with electronics and with the stars. With our sailing instruction, become certified at advanced or offshore levels and the world’s oceans will become your highways and by-ways. You can learn everything about sailing or select the things that interest you the most. Selecting our ASA sailing school assures you of professional training and the best value for your sail education dollar.

ASA affiliated sailing schools now graduate and certify thousands of new sailors annually - sailors who learn faster, learn more and have more fun sailing in more new places. They choose ASA schools because they want to follow a proven curriculum in a professional, supportive learning environment under the direction of certified sailing instructors. The American Sailing Association can assure you of the same quality sailing education when you attend our certification facility.


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Introductory Lesson Course

Ready to start your sailing journey? Stem to Stern Sailing is here to guide you every step of the way. This course is the perfect way to get started. For only $150.00, you'll get two hours of on-the-water experience with time at the helm. No prerequisite is required, and all you need is a willingness to learn and have some fun. Book your Introductory Lesson today, and let us help you discover the joys of sailing!


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 ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing


A comprehensive 3-day program that combines classroom and on-the-water instructions. With our experienced instructors and top-notch facilities, you’ll learn the fundamental principles of sailing on our 25'ODay sailboat. Our course covers everything you need to know from Sailboat Familiarization, Sailing Terminology, Rigging and Sails to Points of Sail, Sail Trim, Tacking and Jibing, Rules of the Road, Safety at Sea, Docking and Mooring, and Sailing Knots. 


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ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising



This course is designed to build on your ASA 101 skills. In just 3 days, you will learn the techniques needed to become a confident coastal sailor and be able to take on the role of skipper or crew on our 33' Hunter. Areas of Instruction include: Rules of the Road; Safety Equipment; Gasoline Outboard and Diesel Inboard Engine Operation and Troubleshooting; Marine Weather; Reefing System; How to Recover from Running Aground; Introductory Navigation and Charts; Emergency Procedures and Hypothermia; and more Knots.


ASA 104
Bareboat Cruising 

The Bareboat Chartering Class gives the Coastal Cruiser the skills to sail a 30 to 51 foot auxiliary sailboat on a Bareboat Charter.
This 3-day course includes classroom and extensive on-the water instruction including one night on board at anchor.
Areas of Instruction Include: Cruising Boat Handling and Seamanship; Boat Systems Including Electrical, Engine, Fuel, Water and Head; Fuel Planning, Trip Planning, Provisioning and Meal Preparation; Maintenance Procedures; Coastal Navigation including Bearings, Fixes, and Time-Speed-Distance Calculations, Mooring and Anchoring; Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting.
*Course length includes: 3 days and 2 nights' accommodations, 1 night at dock and 1 night cruising
*Meals include three breakfasts, two lunches and one dinner.
*Meals and drinks ashore will be at your own expense.


Cruising Catamaran Course

*Able to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30 to 45 feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions.
*Knowledge of catamaran structure, components and features, performance under sail and power, boat systems, seamanship and safety, heavy weather operation, and emergency response.
*Prerequisites:  ASA 101, Basic Keelboat Sailing - ASA 103, Basic Coastal Cruising - ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and the ability to demonstrate competencies in all knowledge skills elements of those Standards

*For ASA 101, 103, 104, 114, price includes ASA sailing manual and ASA written exam and certification.


Package Discounts​​ Combo Courses



6 day 101 & 103 - 1 student $1175
5 day 104 & 114 - 1 student $1,675

 5 day 104 & 114 - 1 student $1,675

Military Discounts

*A 50% deposit is required to register for each course.
Upon receipt of deposit, we will send you your ASA package.
*Cancellation Policy: If something comes up and you cannot attend your class, we will make every effort to reschedule your class to a later date, at no additional charge. If you cancel with 10 or fewer days notice, you will be charged for materials received plus 25% of the class tuition.
*We schedule all courses by appointment and operate weekdays as well as weekends. Call for availability!

*Stay on our Luxury 35' Gemini Legacy during class. *Students living onboard $125.00 per night 
*Renting entire boat $250.00 per night 

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