Another wonderful Colgate Sailing Adventure is in the logbook. This Colgate Sailing Adventures Flotilla Cruise in the Greek Islands, was again conducted by popular flotilla leaders, Nate and Heather Atwater. Here are excerpts from Heather’s diary. Saturday 6-16-18 — Arrival Day at Zea Marina Everyone arrived at the Zea Marina base in Piraeus in good spirits.
When Offshore Sailing School first got involved with the Leukemia Cup Regatta in 2009, Offshore Sailing School’s founders Doris and Steve Colgate had three inspirations: Steve’s step-father lost his battle to leukemia In 2014, Doris and Steve watched one of their very best friends fight a losing battle to acute myeloid leukimia (AML), a form
This was the second time that Colgate Sailing Adventures conducted a flotilla sailing cruise on Sunsail catamarans in the beautiful waters of Belize. And it was definitely a huge success for all that participated. As always, this Belize sailing vacation started with a lively Meet and Greet party at the host resort, and this year
BVI CRUISING COURSE PIONEER DISCOUNT Ever since Hurricane Irma roared through the beautiful British Virgin Islands on September 5, 2017, with over 200 mph winds, we anxiously waited for the day when we could announce, “We Are Back!” In December 2017 we resumed our very popular Offshore Sailing School Live Aboard Cruising course at The Moorings
Sam Hahn of New York City recently returned to Offshore Sailing School on Captiva Island, Florida for the Fast Track to Offshore Passage Making course – our highest level cruising course. He found it “the most challenging course, but also the most rewarding course!” Want to try it? Here’s what he wrote to Steve and Doris
Offshore Sailing School graduate, Andrew Vogel, recently purchased a cruising boat – a 2000 Pacific Seacraft 34 “in superb condition.” Andrew wrote in a recent email: “As you can imagine, this is quite a step up from my Weta trimaran, and while there is a lot to learn I am on my way. The PS34 fulfills
One of Offshore Sailing School’s Colgate Sailing Adventures flotilla cruises took place in September 2017 on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. Led by our veteran cruise leaders, Nate and Heather Atwater, this cruise was a highlight of the 2017 flotilla cruise season for Offshore. Here is Heather Atwater’s diary on the adventures of six Sunsail
The latest Colgate Sailing Adventures Flotilla Cruise took place in the beautiful Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Heather and Nate Atwater, Offshore Sailing School’s cruise leaders, enjoyed the company of 11 sailors on this unique flotilla cruise adventure. Heather reported, “The days were filled with nice sails hopping from Island to Island, and the afternoons
Flotilla Cruising FAQs Why Should You Do a Flotilla Cruise? by Doris Colgate One of our cruising course graduates recently asked me a lot of questions about our Colgate Sailing Adventures flotilla cruises. We had a very lively conversation, that I think might be helpful for anyone considering participating in these fun sailing vacations. Steve
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.