Offshore Sailing School Graduate Wins New Hunter 15 with Trailer

Brian Kastner of Ada, Michigan is the proud owner of a brand New Hunter 15 with trailer, valued at $7,615. His story and photographs were the winning entry in a contest Offshore Sailing School ran for graduates of its Learn to Sail and Fast Track to Cruising® courses who took a course between... - July 03, 2011

Offshore Sailing School Launches New "Win a Bareboat Charter" in the Caribbean Contest

Offshore Sailing School announced today a new contest for those who want to learn to cruise and start bareboat chartering. The prize is a 6-day/7-night bareboat charter in the British Virgin Islands, on a three-cabin 41 foot cruising boat provided by The Moorings, a world leader in yacht charters since 1971. - June 11, 2011

National Women's Sailing Association Founder Inspires Women's Sailing Conference

Doris Colgate, CEO and President of Offshore Sailing School and founder of the National Women's Sailing Association (NWSA), spoke passionately about "making a difference" in the lives of girls and women during her keynote speech at the 10th Women's Sailing Conference in Marblehead,... - June 10, 2011

New Private Courses Prepare Sailors for Cruising with Certification

Offshore Sailing School announced today some new sailing courses to prepare sailors for cruising on their own boat, or get qualified for a Moorings bareboat charter. The courses are private – just a couple or family with an expert Offshore Sailing School cruising instructor. Courses are... - May 29, 2011

Offshore Sailing School Celebrates 47th Anniversary in New York City

Offshore Sailing School Celebrates 47th Anniversary in New York City

Offshore Sailing School is planning an anniversary party in New York City on Friday, May 13, 2011 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate 47 years of teaching people to sail. Steve and Doris Colgate, founders of Offshore Sailing School now based in Fort Myers, Florida, will host the anniversary party... - April 12, 2011

Offshore Sailing School Launches New Friends and Family Learning Vacations at Up to 60% Off

2011 sailing programs for families and friends include expanded learning opportunities and new sailing adventures to encourage team development and develop skills for lifelong sailing adventures. - March 03, 2011

Offshore Sailing School and Hunter Marine Renew Partnership

Industry Icons Dedicate 2011 to Increasing New Sailor Commitments to Cruising. - February 06, 2011

Offshore Sailing School Wins Adrian Gold Awards

Offshore Sailing School Wins Adrian Gold Awards

A feature on Offshore Sailing School by Dave Caldwell, which appeared in the June 18 Fine Arts Weekend section of The New York Times, has garnered the Gold Award in the HSMAI Adrian Awards to be presented on January 31, 2011 in New York City. Redpoint Marketing PR, responsible for The New York... - December 14, 2010

2010 Marks 10th Annual Performance Race Week with North U. and Offshore Sailing School

Offshore Sailing School’s chairman, Steve Colgate, and North U. director, Bill Gladstone, announced today a new venue and 2010 dates for their popular Performance Race Week training program. The tenth anniversary week is scheduled for April 18-25, 2010. - October 04, 2009

Offshore Sailing School Launches New Website

Doris Colgate, CEO and President of Offshore Sailing School, announced today the launch of a totally new website that brings together all the entities owned and managed by Steve and Doris Colgate. - September 30, 2009

Sailing School Unites Family Bonding with Eco-Friendly Experience

In its newest offering, Offshore Sailing School has created a program for families to invest in their futures with memorable, very affordable family learning vacations. Up to six family members can sail for the price of two in Florida or the New York metro area, representing a savings of up to 60%. When two adults pay tuition, additional children can learn absolutely free. - April 11, 2009

Sailing is Wise Investment in Health and Happiness

In these economic times, Offshore Sailing School is finding more and more people investing in their futures by learning to sail. Rather than spending hard earned cash on “stuff,” says founder Steve Colgate, the school’s customers are choosing sailing because it makes them feel... - March 25, 2009

Steve and Doris Colgate Release Newest Book, Fast Track to Sailing

Steve and Doris Colgate, owner/operators of Offshore Sailing School, have just released their newest book titled "Fast Track to Sailing – Learn to Sail in Three Days." The book was developed to help achieve the ultimate goal of many sailors – to go cruising. Fast Track to... - February 26, 2009

Kids and Teens Learn to Sail Free

Offshore Sailing School announced today a new value-packed bonding experience for families up to six at savings of more than 60%. This five-day Florida getaway is available on new bookings for select weeks now through September 27, 2009 at Hawk's Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. - February 20, 2009

Offshore Sailing School Beckons Sailors with 45th Anniversary Contest

In 2009, Offshore Sailing School kicks off its 45th year of teaching people to sail by announcing an invitation to enter a contest, in which all are eligible, entitled, "45 Reasons to Learn to Sail". Contest winners can receive a number of valuable prizes simply by submitting a list of 45... - December 07, 2008

New Sailing Club is Southwest Florida's Best Getaway

Florida sailors and sailing wanna-bees from Orlando to Miami and Tampa to Marco Island can take a reprieve under sail this winter with little travel time or expense. Offshore Sailing School's newest Sailing Club provides free access to beautiful boats and the freedom to set sail almost anytime at The Pink Shell Resort & Spa on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. - November 27, 2008

Steve and Doris Colgate Receive Harken Gold Block Award

On the first night of the 2008 United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, at a rousing party sponsored by Harken, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality sailboat hardware and accessories, Offshore Sailing School owners Steve and Doris Colgate were presented with the Harken Gold Block Award in recognition of selling their 300th Colgate 26 sailboat. - October 26, 2008

Gift of Sailing Includes a Free Sailor's Jacket

The gift of sailing or boating is a perfect choice for the adventurer or dreamer on one’s holiday gift list this year. Sailing is great for the environment, since voyaging by wind power alone reduces your carbon footprint. This is a gift that keeps on giving, setting a course for a lifetime... - October 11, 2008

Learn to Sail in Florida and Save $1,000

Learn to Sail in Florida. Take the Fast Track to Cruising® Course at Great Savings Then Spend a Lifetime of Vacations Cruising Away. - July 11, 2008

New Spa and Sail Retreat at The Inn At Perry Cabin Stimulates Wellness in an Eco-Friendly World

Offshore Sailing School and The Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland announced today an exclusive Spa and Sail Retreat, available through October, providing a true learning experience surrounded by culture and wellness activities. The five-day retreat includes Offshore Sailing School’s signature Learn to Sail course or Bareboat Cruising Preparation. - July 04, 2008

Offshore Sailing School Reaches Out to Business Executives

America’s #1 Sailing School, founded by America’s Cup and Olympic sailor Steve Colgate, and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a leading global provider of executive education, announced today the launch of Leadership at the Helm. This innovative, customized program builds the... - June 22, 2008

Sailing Enhances Leadership Skills and Team Productivity

Offshore Sailing School’s Corporate Sail-Race Challenge® programs are increasingly popular among companies interested in team building and leadership development. Utilizing sailing to promote growth, communication and strategic implementation in the workplace, Offshore Sailing School... - April 17, 2008

New Courses Exclusively for Women Make Perfect Girlfriend Escapes

Women’s Escape Weeks in 2008 include several different on-water retreats – three in sailing and one for operating power boats. These days, it’s all about finding an activity that allows women to be in command of their lives. That’s what makes these escapes so special; getting out on the water, with confidence to take the helm comfortably. - April 17, 2008

Offshore Sailing School Announces Its All-New "Single Parents Sailing Week"

For the first time ever, Offshore Sailing School is offering a “Single Parents Week” this summer. Scheduled July 13 – 18, 2008 at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa on Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, it offers single parents with children aged seven to 17 the opportunity to learn to... - April 11, 2008

Offshore Sailing School Announces New Eco-Friendly Family Learning Adventures

Offshore Sailing School Announces New Eco-Friendly Family Learning Adventures

A long-time proponent of wind-driven power, Offshore Sailing School has just announced eco-friendly family sailing vacations at three Florida resort campuses, tailored exclusively for those who want to learn how to safely and confidently harness the wind while gaining a lifelong skill. - April 10, 2008

Offshore Sailing School Hosts Regatta to Celebrate Saving Lives

Offshore Sailing School will host the Fantasy Sail Leukemia Cup Challenge on December 13, 2008 at Pink Shell Beach Resort and Spa in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. Fantasy Sail is an annual event bringing together those who raised a minimum of $8,500 by organizing, promoting or participating in a... - April 10, 2008

New Sail and Dive Course Boosts Learning Vacation Experience

New Sail and Dive Course Boosts Learning Vacation Experience

For those who love the water, America’s #1 Sailing School is moving experiential learning vacations up a notch – combining its comprehensive Learn to Sail or Bareboat Cruising Preparation courses with a PADI dive course – all in one week. “In this packed but highly rewarding... - March 28, 2008

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