New in 2014: Now offering ASA 103/104 combined courses on Lake Minnetonka.

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Join Northern Breezes and the ASA crew for an unforgettable sailing trip in Croatia as we host two flotillas along the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea in late August and early September, 2014. Explore with us the romantic little ports and picturesque islands of the Croatian coast. Discover the history, gastronomy and charm of this wonderful country and return home with lifetime sailing memories. Croatia is the “In” sailing destination of Europe.
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Here at Northern Breezes, we offer a large variety of fantastic sailing experiences.  From basic keelboat courses at many Twin Cities lakes, youth camps for the younger set to Advanced Coastal Cruising Offshore in the Caribbean or Lake Superior. Vacation sailing for the whole family, Charters, we offer something for most.

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The Northern Breezes Sailing School board is advised by U.S. Olympic Head Coach, Gordy Bowers, and is certified by the American Sailing Association. Over
725,000 ASA certifications have been awarded. Principal is Captain Thom Burns, publisher of Northern Breezes Sailing Magazine and Sailing Breezes Internet Magazine. Thom and lead instructor Captain Steve Burns are Instructor Evaluators for American Sailing Association. Thom is also a US Sailing-certified instructor.

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