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Friday, July 6, 2018

Steve & Doris Colgate’s Offshore Sailing School has announced five new, exotic sailing vacation trips in keeping with the growing interest in adventure and transformational vacations. “Recent travel and leisure industry research indicates that adults, families, millennials all want to experience something on vacation.

tags: Sailing, South Coast, Education

Friday, June 29, 2018

Colgate 26 keelboat designer and company owner Steve Colgate, announced that the website to support the Colgate 26 has been updated with new content, photos, and owner testimonials. “We’ve had the same website for many years and knew it was time to update the design and content to make it more contemporary, easy to

tags: Education, Sailing, South Coast, Company Expansions

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Not all tropical sailing vacations are alike. Sometimes the fun is the blue water and rum drinks of the destination, but, other times, the journey is the adventure. This was the case during a recent trip to help two cruising couples bring their boats through the Panama Canal. This was a ‘bucket list’ trip for my wife and

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: South Coast, Travel, Lifestyle

Monday, May 28, 2018

Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced the company is running a Summer Sizzler with up to 20% off Learn to Sail and the popular Fast Track to Cruising® bareboat charter cruising courses at all four of its Florida resort locations. The Summer Sizzler special is available on new sailing course package

tags: Education, South Coast, Coupons & Discounts

Friday, May 11, 2018

Whether going on vacation or as part of the boat testing I do for fishing magazines, a couple of times each year I equip a boat for temporary saltwater angling. It may be the family boat, a pleasure craft designed for use in freshwater, a freshwater fishing boat, or a watercraft designed for use in saltwater but a stock model that has

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: East Coast, Fishing, South Coast, Travel, West Coast, Beyond the Lakes

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating market, is partnering with fellow industry leaders and the South Florida boating community to remap marine and inland waterways impacted by Hurricane Irma. When the hurricane passed through the area September 10, 2017 some marine resources were

tags: South Coast, Books & Charts

Monday, December 11, 2017

The premier in-water luxury yacht exhibition during Miami's annual boat show week each February has received a new name and look. Formerly Yachts Miami Beach, the annual event is being rebranded as the Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue. Set to take place from February 15-19 in Miami Beach along Collins Avenue across from the

tags: South Coast, Boat Show

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational boats were damaged or destroyed as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, with a combined dollar damage estimate of $655 million

tags: Insurance, Salvage, South Coast, Environmental Impact

Monday, November 13, 2017

Offshore Sailing School President and CEO Doris Colgate recently announced that Offshore Sailing School is expanding their presence in Southwest Florida/Lee County to include The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village and Tarpon Point Marina. “As Offshore Sailing School celebrates our 54th year, we are pleased to add

tags: Sailing, South Coast, Education

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, the top annual boating event for the global marine industry and consumers, is about to elevate the show experience even further. Informa Exhibitions, the company that manages and produces the show, has announced plans to enhance the five-day event and support year-round interaction

tags: South Coast, Boat Show