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Sunsail Awarded Outstanding Sailing School and Outstanding Instructor Award

Sunsail Awarded Outstanding Sailing School and Outstanding Instructor Award

in the British Virgin Islands by the American Sailing Association

Clearwater, FL  - January 31, 2013  Every year, the American Sailing Association, selects the top 20 schools out of their 330 schools worldwide, to receive the prestigious "Outstanding School & Outstanding Instructor Awards 2012". Sunsail, is proud to have received this award.
Sunsail was recently named, by the American Sailing Association (ASA), as one of their 2012 Outstanding Sailing Schools. This award is given to those sailing schools that have the highest customer satisfaction results, based on anonymous student evaluations submitted to the ASA. Each year the top 20 Sailing Schools, out of more than 330 ASA Schools worldwide, receive this award.

ASA asks each of their certified students to rate the quality of the instructor and their school.  At the end of each year, ASA’s system tallies all the responses to determine which instructors and schools have the highest scores based on the statistical methodology used to evaluate them.  Those at the top of the list become the “Outstanding Instructors” and “Outstanding Schools” for that year. Sunsail’s own Matt Holt based in the British Virgin Islands, has been awarded Outstanding Instructor by ASA. This is Matt’s third annual honorable Outstanding Instructor award from ASA.

“Since ASA has approximately two thousand active instructors, being in the top thirty based on customer feedback is both meaningful and an honor.  ASA has many quality instructors, and the competition at the top is very tight. Only those instructors who consistently excel in instruction quality and exhibit outstanding customer service will reach the top.” Charles Nobles, Executive Director at ASA.

Sunsail’s BVI Sailing School recently added a new course to the list and now offer the ASA 114 Catamaran Cruising Course for intermediate multihull sailors. The only prerequisite is the ASA 101 Basic Keelboat course. Sunsail BVI sailing school courses are instructed and structured in such a way that this course can be finished within the first 48 hours, so students can pass the exam & complete a practical skills demo on the water, and enjoy the rest of the charter on their own.

Sunsail offers ASA and RYA Sailing School courses in the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.

Founded in 1974 Sunsail is the world's largest sailing and water sports vacation company with cutting edge fleets in the world's best cruising grounds. For people who love sailing and have a passion for fun and new experiences, Sunsail is the perfect sailing vacation at a great value, delivered with high quality yachts and friendly, personalized services.


About Sunsail:

Sunsail offers a wide choice of sailing vacations with over 800 yachts in 30 locations worldwide. Alongside Yacht Charter and Flotilla Sailing vacations, Sunsail also offers Beach Clubs, Sailing Schools, Corporate Events, and Sunsail Racing. Sunsail was founded in 1974 and is a proud member of TUI Travel® Group. For more information on sailing vacations, visit or call Team Sunsail at 1-888-350-3568.

31 January 2013