The Colgate Sailing Blog

May 10, 2016
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Videos with Steve Colgate Showcase the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme in New York City. Steve Colgate is an Offshore sailor, Olympian, National Sailing Hall of Fame member, Colgate 26 boat designer and owner of Offshore Sailing School with seven locations in Florida, New York Harbor, and the British Virgin Islands. Above all, Steve says he is,

April 14, 2016
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Growing Up Moorings. At 24 years old, Jeff Monuszko became the youngest person to own a Moorings yacht when he acquired the 42.3 monohull “Luff Out Loud” in 2015. Now, he wants to inspire a new generation of sailors to take the helm and discover the thrill of this timeless tradition. First of all, congratulations.

April 14, 2016
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“We’d been engaged for nearly a year and were really not even thinking about planning a wedding when we first started to check into options to learn to sail.” “We had researched various options for learning to sail and continually came back to Offshore Sailing School as the best available.  In speaking with Diana Smith

April 14, 2016
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Offshore Sailing Grad Tom White refreshed his bareboat charter skills, completing his 8th sailing experience with Offshore Sailing School. Here’s a summary of what he’s done and plans to do next. Sail on, Tom! “I think this is the 8th sailing adventure I have participated in with OSS.  Without exception the instructors have been, well,

December 16, 2015
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Changing Course Downwind A run or running free is essentially sailing with the wind pushing the boat from behind. When you fall off from close-hauled to reaching, you ease the sails to maintain a consistent angle to the wind. As you fall off to a run, however, you reach a point when you can’t ease

December 9, 2015
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Rules of the Road When Sailboat Meets Sailboat There are only three basic possibilities, and three basic rules to follow, when your sailboat approaches another sailboat. Rule 1: When you are on the same tack as the other boat, the leeward boat has the right-of-way.  Rule 2: When you are on opposite tacks, the starboard

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