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Family Vacations — Tweens and Teens Learn Free

A Really "COOL! Sailing School"

Hey Mom and Dad, Grandpa and Grandma!
This has got to be the best family vacation you'll find!

Learning to sail with your kids and teens is rewarding, memorable, satisfying and most of all COOL!

Bring the family and save up to 60%!

  • Take a five-day Learn to Sail course on exciting Colgate 26 sport boats at one of our great, family-friendly destination resorts
  • Or take that same five-day Learn to Sail course on the Hudson River if you live in the NY Metro area
  • Half-day sailing sessions with free time to enjoy other activities at the resort or home base  

See how COOL! a family learn to sail vacation can be . . .

Bareboat Cruising Preparation Course Available Too!

If you and your family have already completed our Learn to Sail course, you may now take the Bareboat Cruising Preparation course together, while staying at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island.

This course is taught on the same five-day schedule as the Learn to Sail course - in half-day sessions - so you can all enjoy a ton of other fun activities at this great family destination resort.

The Kids and Teens Learn to Cruise Free Bareboat Cruising course is available select weeks December through March and only at the Captiva Island location. Call Offshore Sailing at 888-454-7015 for availability.

About the Learn to Sail Course

Rewarding, value-packed, fun family vacation

Learn to Sail, BVI sailing schoolIt's a thrill to see the kids take the helm. It's even more rewarding when you feel the very special bonding that comes with learning to sail or sail better together. You may bring up to three children and teens (age 7-17) to learn to sail with you free! Our friendly sales team will quote your total package based on the number in your party and the location you choose.  You can take this course and get this special Cool! deal just about any week of the year at three family friendly resort destinations:

If you live in the New York Metro area, the very same Tweens and Teens Learn to Sail Free program is also available at our Jersey City, NJ and New York City  locations May through October, Monday through Friday.


Questions? Call 888-454-7015 today!

The Learn to Sail Tweens and Teens Learn Free specials are only available when you buy the full package while staying at the resort (except for New York Harbor courses). Courses generally start Monday morning. Plan to arrive Sunday night and leave the following Friday afternoon or stay an extra day or two to play in the sun.  Don't forget to purchase trip insurance to give you peace of mind when you book your vacation. 

Your total Tweens and Teens Learn Free family package includes:

  • Instruction for everyone aboard in the course you choose - 5-day Learn to Sail or Bareboat Cruising Preparation 
  • Two copies of Steve and Doris Colgate's Fast Track to Sailing book for Learn to Sail, Fast Track to Cruising for Bareboat Cruising Preparation - both published by McGraw-Hill
  • Family test sail without the instructor aboard at course end
  • Colgate Sailing Certification (if desired) for all who take and pass the certification test (minimum age 9) 
  • Diplomas and log book to take home

Call 888-454-7015


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Read about the Kastner family's COOL! sailing and other family adventures here.