There is no better way to discover the beauty of the ocean, the exhilaration of the sea air, and the thrill of open water than on a learning vacation with Steve and Doris Colgate's Offshore Sailing School. With the sun and wind as your guides, cast off and let the sails gently unfurl to gracefully maneuver through turquoise-blue water and set you on a course to a newly-discovered shore. Share this unique learning experience with the entire family and take home a lifetime skill that creates a special bond when under sail.
A Premier Location For Sailing On Your Exceptional Captiva Island Vacation
For a delightful once-in-a-lifetime experience on your next Captiva Island vacation, the thrilling task of learning to sail, or sail better, awaits. An island surrounded by breathtaking bays and the stunning Gulf of Mexico makes South Seas Island Resort an ideal year-round home for Colgate Offshore Sailing School. Plan ahead to combine a Learn to Sail, Cruising, or Racing course with your stay. If you want to try sailing, enjoy a lesson with the entire family while you're here. Treat your corporate team to an awe-inspiring experience that relates sailing to business practices. Enliven your existing skills with a refresher lesson. Sailing courses, ranging from two to seven days, are available to enhance your memorable Captiva vacation -- from America's #1 Sailing School, certified by US Sailing, the governing body of sailing in the United States. Program features include:
- Three-day and five-day Learn to Sail course packages, on award-winning Colgate 26 sailboats
- Five-day cruising course packages on 43' to 47’ cruising yachts, the next step up for those with sailing experience
- Seven-day Fast Track to Cruising® adventures, to take you from no or little sailing experience to ready-to-cruise
- Two-hour sailing lessons, to introduce you to the thrill of sailing and harnessing the wind, conveniently available 10am to noon, 1-3 pm and 3-5 pm
- Kids and Teens Learn to Sail Free family packages
- Private Couples options
- Performance Sailing and Racing, for the competitive sailor
- Two-Day Sailing Getaways for the time-challenged traveler, a comprehensive introduction to sailing
- Special Events such as Performance Race Week, held each spring at South Seas Island Resort
To book your sailing package, call 888-454-7015 or click here to request additional information.
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