ASA Certification now available in USVI

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Virgin Island Sailing School now offers ASA Certification for all students.

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VI Sailing School has only ever used ASA certified instructors, but now we can directly award ASA certification to students who will then take that certification and be able to charter their own boat anywhere in the world

The leading authority on sailing instruction & sailing schools in the world, the American Sailing Association welcomes The Virgin Island Sailing School, as the only A.S.A accredited school in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Virgin Island Sailing School now offers ASA certification in all levels necessary to charter your own sailboat. Levels include: Basic Keelboat (101), Basic Coastal Cruising (103), Bareboat Charter Standard (104), Coastal Navigation (105), Advanced Coastal Cruising (106), and BBC Multihull (114). And a choice of male or female captain / instructor, classroom style (everybody pitches in and learns) or luxury style (usually for charters) where a gourmet chief is included and the whole boat is yours…

VI Sailing School has been under the operation of Captain Scott Dempster since 2010, offering sailing courses and captained charters for both visitors and Virgin Island locals. Captain Scott say's, “It is both a great honor and a big step for VI Sailing School to achieve certification as St. Thomas’ only ASA School. VI Sailing School has only ever used ASA certified instructors, but now we can directly award ASA certification to students who will then take that certification and be able to charter their own boat anywhere in the world.”

The U.S. Virgin Islands has long been a destination for tourists as a popular location for snorkeling, diving, island hoping and of course, sailing. With 80 degree water, air and a constant 10-15 mph breeze it is no wonder it is often referred to as “Paradise”

V.I. Sailing School currently has two boats available for both charter and school purposes. “Silver Lining” a 47 foot Robertson Caine catamaran with separate queen sized cabins with in-suite heads; and the other, “Pirate Girl” a J27 mono hull and award winning race boat, which is best for day sail lessons and getting “the feel” of the wind before taking out the big boat. Classes &/or Charters for locals or vacationers on land are available for 1-3 days, and for travelers seeking a special destination experience, six days to eight days and nights (typically) island hoping and living aboard Silver Lining. For more information on attaining your American Sailing Association Certification in the US Virgin Islands go to http://www.Visailingschool.com

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Scott(at)visailingschool(dot)com
340-201-1610 Virgin Islands
516-847-2454 East Coast
805-850-8135 West Coast

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