Offshore Sailing School Alumni Benefits
Awards, Deals and Special Programs
Dear Offshore Sailing School Graduate,
Thank you for choosing Offshore Sailing School for your sailing or power education. We truly appreciate your business and hope you will come back to join us again soon. In the meantime, here are some great benefits just for you!
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Thanks so much for choosing Offshore!
Steve and Doris Colgate
Triple Your Grad Lifetime Discount
As an Offshore Sailing School graduate, you are entitled to a $100 lifetime discount on three-day or longer certification courses that are not already at special rates. If you sign up for one of these courses within 60 days of finishing your last course you can triple your discount and take $300 off your next learning adventure with resort stay. The course and date you choose can be anytime in the future. Call your sailing advisor at 888-454-7015 today to take the next step.
All our Offshore Club Cruises fill quickly after they are announced. Led by expert members of our faculty, you sail with Offshore Sailing School graduates on fleets of four to ten yachts. We do all the work in lining up the boats, putting the itinerary together, signing contracts, provisioning and more. Just pack your sailing clothes and head to our next destination. Check out our upcoming flotilla cruises and call 888-454-7015 to sign up now!
- Croatia: August 28 – September 4, 2016 – a stunning place to cruise, explore and relish. We have 5 Sunsail 41 footers reserved, three cabins on each boat. Steady winds, warm weather, sunny skies, amazing historical and hip locales. Learn more here.
- Bahamas: November 26 – December 3, 2016 – Fabulous Sailing on Crystal Clear Waters.The Abacos are located in the Bahamas, east of Florida and north of Cuba. Gentle trade winds and easy line-of-sight navigation make sailing in the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Sea of Abaco a dream. These islands are renowned for miles of sandy beaches, quaint villages, and wonderful snorkeling. Learn more here.
Rent Our Colgate 26s When You Travel
If you have gained Colgate Day Sailing or US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification through Offshore Sailing School, you can now rent a Colgate 26 at our destination resort vacations in Florida and The British Virgin Islands. Half-day and full-day rentals are available, with a check-out fee if you are not familiar with local waters. For more information, email Sall@OffshoreSailing.com.
Charter with The Moorings and Take Advantage of Great Savings
Offshore Sailing School’s long standing partnership with The Moorings goes back to 1973. They have the best boats and the widest variety of fantastic places to charter. If you achieved Bareboat Cruising or higher Certification from Offshore Sailing School, you can save up to 15% on your first charter with The Moorings. You also receive more benefits as a member of The Moorings Captain’s Rewards Program. Call your sailing advisor today at 888-454-7015 to jump start your cruising lifestyle!
New York Harbor Sailing Clubs
Our Colgate Offshore Sailing Clubs located at Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City, NJ and North Cove Marina in Manhattan’s Battery Park City are the best deal in the Big Apple! If you live in the New York metro area or visit here often, you can enjoy hassle-free, unlimited sailing on our Colgate 26 fleet right in New York Harbor on the Hudson River. When you earn Basic Keelboat or Day Sailing certification from Offshore Sailing School you are automatically eligible to join. We guarantee you’ll meet fun-loving sailors just like you at our Colgate Offshore Sailing Club/NY and North Cove Sailing Club. Contact our New York Harbor office at 212-786-4888 for more details. Or call 888-454-7015 to speak to one of our sailing advisors.
Free US Sailing Membership Benefits
If you opted for US Sailing certification, you are now a member of this very worthwhile organization. Take a look at everything US Sailing is doing to promote the sport of sailing. This is the governing body of sailing in the United States, organized in 1897 and appointed as the sailing national governing body by Congress in 1978. In this role, US Sailing represents the U.S. in all international competitions including our great Olympic sailing team.
Free Magazine Subscriptions
As an Offshore Sailing School graduate you are entitled to a free one-year subscription to Cruising World or Sailing World magazine if you have a valid U.S. mailing addresses. For great information about cruising and stories from sailors who are experiencing the joys seeing the world under sail, choose Cruising World. If your interested in performance techniques and competitive sailing, you can’t beat Sailing World. Click here to get your free subscription now.
BoatU.S. Half-Price Membership
Did you know that our President and CEO, Doris Colgate, served on the BoatU.S. National Advisory Council for over 17 years? Are you aware the BoatU.S. Foundation produced our comprehensive Learn to Sail Online Course? It’s a great organization that works hard for sailors and boaters rights. Now you are eligible to join the BoatU.S. family of over 600,000 members with an exclusive low membership discount. You get a great monthly magazine, super deals at West Marine stores, exciting sailing vacation offers, and for those of you who own boats there’s more: low cost marine insurance with low or no deductibles, on-the-water and on-the-road towing service, discounts on fuel, repairs and transient slips at over 900 marinas. Go to www.boatus.com and use the Offshore Sailing School promo code: GA84797B and become a member today!
Free Sailing on Corporate and Group Programs
If you book a team building, leadership or incentive adventure for your group and/or employees, you get to sail with them free. Any Offshore Sailing School graduate who brings a group of 8 or more (2 boat crews) to participate in our renowned Corporate Sail-Race Challenge® team building programs, or another of our great group adventures, gets to sail with the group free! Our Corporate Sail-Race Challenges® improve leadership skills and synergy among corporate teams. For more information on these programs contact Meg Reilly, Meg@OffshoreSailing.com.
Win Big as an Offshore Sailing School Ambassador
Send us names of friends and relatives who would like to learn to sail or sail better. For each person that signs up for a course, we’ll award you points that go towards great benefits for you. You can also request gift certificates ($100 per person) one to give to those you think would like to take a course with Offshore. For more information contact Beth Oliver, Boliver@offshoresailing.com.