ASA Certification


Palm Beach Sailing Club is proud to offer sailing courses and private lessons for adults all year long. Sailing courses and private lessons are available for sailors with a variety of skill levels on sailboats of several sizes.


Small Boat Lessons


Palm Beach Sailing Club is now offering an adult beginner FJ course. This course is a six week course meant to be an introduction to two person dinghy sailing. The cost for this course is $350 per person for members and $450 for non-members. Courses will be scheduled based on interest and availability. Please see Upcoming Courses for our next scheduled session.


Please contact sailing@pbsail.org, fill out our Request a Lesson form, or call 561-530-4762 for further information or to schedule private lessons.



ASA Certification


The American Sailing Association (ASA) is recognized as the premier association worldwide for adult instruction on larger sailboats of the cruising keelboat variety. The Palm Beach Sailing Club is an ASA Professional Certification Facility and we are proud to offer the following courses:

  • ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Certification
  • ASA 103 Basic Coastal Cruising Certification.

Whether new to sailing or an experienced sailor, these quality certification courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills to start off on the right foot or improve your sailing abilities. Courses are scheduled on a continuous basis and private scheduling is also available. For your convenience, tailored 3 hour private lessons can be arranged for those wishing to get their feet wet or too improve a specific sailing skill. These certifications and lessons are taught aboard a 28' sailboat.


For additional resources for both Small Boat Lessons and ASA certification, please see our Additional Resources page.

Upcoming Lesson Dates


ASA 101: March 11th, 18th and 25th. You must attend all three days for this course.


Adult Beginner F J 6 Week Course: March 10th, 17th, 31st and April 7th, 14th and 21st



Brooke Sharp                       Palm Beach Sailing Club

sailing@pbsail.org                 office@pbsail.org

561-530-4762                        561-881-0809