On June 29, 2019, Mallorca leaders Heather and Nate Atwater greeted 23 sailors for the start of our first ever flotilla cruise in Spain. Andrea Berndt, a multi-time Colgate Sailing Adventures Flotilla Cruise participant with her husband Mike, sent this account of a joyful cruise in the waters of Mallorca, Spain. Andrea is in this
Coaching An Exceptionally Rewarding Offshore Sailing School & North U. Performance Race Week in 2019
One of our nine coaches in 2019 was Andy Cross, a former sailing instructor for Offshore Sailing School. Andy is livin’ the dream with his wife and two sons aboard their Grand Soleil 39 named Yahtzee in Alaska. Andy shared this blog post with us and it’s really great. Coaching an exceptionally rewarding Performance Race
My friend Carolyn & I turned 50 earlier this year and decided that sailing lessons in the British Virgin Islands were the way to celebrate! It wasn’t difficult to find two more friends to join us and although we each had different levels of experience with sailing we found the perfect course to meet all
Offshore Sailing School Kicked Off Its 55th Anniversary Year with a Fantastic Flotilla in the BVI The February 2019 Colgate Sailing Adventures® Flotilla Cruise in the British Virgin Islands was like a breath of fresh air. Whoever said there’s no heaven on earth, has never been on one of our BVI sailing vacations. Offshore Sailing
The second leg of our Colgate Sailing Adventures 2019 Windward Islands Flotilla Cruise brought great sailing from Grenada to St. Lucia. Hosted by Heather Hild-Atwater and Nate Atwater, here is their diary of a fun-filled Leg 2 of our 2019 Windward Islands adventure: Day One: Saturday February 9 It was a quick turnaround in by
Another fantastic Flotilla vacation led by Heather Hild-Atwater and Nate Atwater, from St. Lucia to Grenada in the exciting Windward Islands. Here is the Atwaters’ diary from the first leg of our Colgate Sailing Adventures 2019 Windward Islands sailing adventure: Day One: Friday, February 1, 2019 Most of the crew arrived early to the Moorings/Sunsail
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 entires about sailing in Tahiti, and just a few of the fascinating photos provided by the Atwaters and cruise participants.
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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