Enrollment is OPEN! – Learn to Sail the Chesapeake Bay, in Annapolis, MD!

Earn ASA certification while learning the Navy Standards!

ANSA prides itself on offering high-quality instruction at a very reasonable price.  Membership to ANSA is included with all classes. On the water, training is given on various boats ranging from 30′-44′. Our heritage is based on US Naval standards, however, we now offer ASA certifications as well.  For course descriptions, click on the links below.

Training classes are held throughout the sailing season. We start in late winter / early spring with the ASA 105 Coastal Navigation course. The ASA 101/103 is taught as one class and then starts in the early spring, with the ASA 104 course carrying through the summer. The ASA 106 Advance Coastal Cruising classes are held based on enrollment.

Courses offered:

2018 ASA 101/103 / USNSA Senior Crew – Spring / Summer

2018 ASA 104 Bareboat Cruising / USNSA Watch Captain –  Spring /  Summer

2018 ASA 105 Coastal Navigation / ANSA P&N –  Winter

2018 ASA 106 Advanced Coastal Cruising / USNSA D-Skipper –  Based On Enrollment


Contact the Rear Commodore for Training (  to register or with any questions.