Colgate Sailing Adventures Trip Leaders – Nate and Heather Atwater – recently led another exciting and very rewarding flotilla cruise for Offshore Sailing School graduates and sailors who love to sail. Here is Heather’s diary, and just a few of the fascinating photos provided by the Atwaters and cruise participants. Friday October 26, 2018 No
The late March 2017 Colgate Sailing Adventures Flotilla Cruise in St. Lucia and the Windward Islands was a delightful respite from cold winter days. Offshore graduates and friends set sail on three Moorings 4000 catamarans with cruise leaders – Nate and Heather Atwater as their guides. They reported it was a delightful cruise, with variable
About a week ago my wife, Debbi, and I left Fort Myers Beach, Florida on an overnight sail to Marathon in the Florida Keys. The conditions were just about perfect. We had a 10-15 knot breeze giving us a classic port side beam reach on a sunset sail. Then the the Auto-Pilot spoke to us.
Steve and Doris Colgate were recently interviewed on a program called “Out and About SWFL” – SW Florida TV show that covers local entertainment and businesses. What did they talk about? How they met and fell in love with . . . well, you know.
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,
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.
“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
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,
Sailing Rules of the Road When Sailboat Meets Sailboat There are only three basic possibilities, and three basic boating rules of the road 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
The Stephen Gray Family recently won and completed a Live Aboard Cruising Course at Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. Hear about their experience in this interview by Cruising World Editor-At-Large Elaine Lembo.