American Sailing Association certifies Port Sailing School in New York

The American Sailing Association, the leader in U.S. sailing education for nearly two decades, has certified Port Sailing School, located in Port Washington, New York, to teach the ASA sailing course. ASA sets standards for sailing schools, instructors, and students by providing standardized training and curriculum for member schools.

Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 7, 2004 -- The American Sailing Association (ASA), the leader in U.S. sailing education for nearly two decades, has certified Port Sailing School, located here, to teach the ASA sailing course. ASA sets standards for sailing schools, instructors, and students by providing standardized training and curriculum for member sailing schools. Chris Nihill, Director of Port Sailing School stated, “The ASA three-day Instructor Training class was challenging for all the seasoned instructors who attended, and we came away from the course better equipped to educate the public about sailing.”

Port Sailing School teaches sailing aboard Sonar 23 and Ensign sailboats. They offer adult and children’s sailing classes, and boat rentals from their facilities in Port Washington, N.Y. In the winter months they offer sailing classes in the British Virgin Islands. Interested students can access the school online at http://www.portsailing.com or phone (516) 767-SAIL. Classroom facilities and boats are located at Capri West Marina on Orchard Beach Blvd.

The American Sailing Association is an international network of 200-plus professionally accredited sailing schools. More than 200,000 students have graduated from ASA schools and clubs since 1983. ASA has formed a strategic partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Members of the USCG Auxiliary who wish to hone their on-water sailing skills can do so at Port Sailing and other ASA-certified schools. Go to http://www.asa.com to learn more about American Sailing Association.

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