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December 2, 2017
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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

November 22, 2017
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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

July 25, 2017
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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

July 7, 2017
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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

April 11, 2017
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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