American Sailing Association
A bundle of 5 Official ASA Textbooks - for those interested in becoming an advanced ASA Certified sailor.
ASA 101, Sailing Made Easy
SAIL magazine calls it “The most comprehensive learn to sail book on shelves today.” American Sailing Association's new full color, richly illustrated, 120-page textbook for its basic keelboat certification (Level 101).
ASA 103, Coastal Cruising Made Easy
The official manual for ASA Basic Coastal Cruising Course American Sailing Association's new full color, richly illustrated, 176-page textbook for its basic coastal cruising certification (Level 103).
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy
Written for the very popular Bareboat Charter Certification Standard. Bareboat Cruising Made Easy is not just a textbook, it is an all-in-one reference book that includes everything a cruising sailor needs to know, from general planning to technical guidance to sailing advice.
ASA 106, Advanced Cruising & Seamanship
Now for the first time, ASA and North U have collaborated on a book for the advanced sailor looking to make coastal passagemaking voyages part of their sailing experience. This book is packed full of incredible information including sail trimming for upwind and downwind, navigation, weather, safety, and engineering troubleshooting.
ASA 110, Let's Go Sailing
Learning to sail in a small boat is fundamentally the same regardless of the boat type but traditional courses and books treat catamarans and dinghies separately. Sailing expert and best-selling author, Peter Isler, has combined learning the basics of sailing in both boat types in this revolutionary new book. Want to learn to sail in a small boat? This book will be the foundation of your sailing life forever.
ASA 114, Cruising Catamarans Made Easy
The newest official ASA publication is the premier sailing textbook to focus exclusively on how to operate a cruising catamaran. This textbook highlights the unique art of sailing a larger catamaran with its distinctive characteristics and operating systems.