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October 13, 2016
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Offshore Grads Enjoy Cruising Along the Dalmatian Coast By Cruise Leader – Folkert “Dutch” Jongkind Twenty-four Offshore Sailing School grads cruised the Adriatic Coast of Croatia August 28-September 4, 2016. Leading the flotilla of six Sunsail 41′ monohulls, was Dutch Jongkind, one of Offshore’s most popular instructors, based in the British Virgin Islands. Here is his

May 10, 2016
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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,

April 14, 2016
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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.

April 14, 2016
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“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

April 14, 2016
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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,

December 16, 2015
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Changing Course Downwind A run or running free is essentially sailing with the wind pushing the boat from behind. When you fall off from close-hauled to reaching, you ease the sails to maintain a consistent angle to the wind. As you fall off to a run, however, you reach a point when you can’t ease