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Offshore Sailing School

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Super experience re - learning how to sail

Fantastic and easy to sail at location. Great staff, very fair price and just lots of fun spending... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
theadmiral2017
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Estero, Florida
Loved the method

From the moment I showed up to the boat I was basically already sailing. There wasn’t any time to... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2019
BeMyTravelMuse
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Fantastic and easy to sail at location. Great staff, very fair price and just lots of fun spending a few days with like minded people on the water. Can't wait to add to my log book.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank theadmiral2017
Reviewed February 5, 2019

From the moment I showed up to the boat I was basically already sailing. There wasn’t any time to overthink it or freak out because right when I arrived, we started unfurling the sails and I took over the steering. I must also say that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

You and your team (Michael Bohn) have provided outstanding customer service in assisting me with all this and I’m excited and eager to ‘come aboard’! Thank you!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Randy W
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Maggie and I took instruction from Offshore Sailing last fall. We did the Basic Cruising and Bareboat classes. The reason I’m writing this review now instead of then, is because it is hard to gauge the quality of instruction, in my opinion, until you put...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Sailinginthesun, Public Relations Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to share your wonderful educational experience with Offshore Sailing School, and that you were well-prepared for your two subsequent charters. We love to hear that. Thank you for also recognizing instructor Mike. We take great pride in the...More

Reviewed December 8, 2017

Taking lessons from Offshore sailing School was an awesome experience. Teaching material was very well presented, including hand written examples by the professor on the white board. Instructor promoted discussion and open to questions which made the teaching experience great. Hands on sailing was also...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Sailinginthesun, Public Relations Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for taking time to share your review and positive experience in your Offshore Sailing School course. We hope to see you on the water again soon!

Reviewed April 21, 2017

Signed up for Sailing School to improve sailing skills. Was delighted we stayed at such a top notch resort, the Pink Shell. Had classroom in the am, then walked across street to sail every day for several hours. Enjoyed rest of day at Pink Shell...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MAOFW
Sailinginthesun, Public Relations Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your positive Learn to Sail experience with instructor Steve at the Pink Shell Beach Resort. We'll have a cruising yacht at the Pink Shell this fall for bareboat charter cruising courses. Come back and take the helm of...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

I recently took the Celestial Navigation and Offshore Passage Making course from Offshore Sailing. The Celestial Navigation is not just a course on how to use the Sun, Moon, stars and planets with a sextant to find where you are but is also a practical...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your positive experience in Offshore Sailing School's Passage Making course. We appreciate you acknowledging that our instructors were "incredible." That makes our day. We look forward to seeing you on the water soon!

Reviewed December 16, 2016

I have to say I had an truly memorable experience and loved every minute. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but I can tell you it was so much more than I thought it would be! I arrived feeling very unsure of myself and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your positive experience in your Offshore Sailing School course and commenting on the perfect balance between classroom learning and hands-on learning aboard the boat. Consider joining us on our next sailing vacation flotilla. We'll look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We took a two day course that taught us a great deal in a short period. We had 4 people on the boat, and each one had the Opportunity to serve as skipper for a prolonged period each day. Kudos to our instructor, Steve, whose...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2016

Thank you for taking time to share your wonderful experience in our 2-day Learn to Sail course in New York Harbor. You should visit one of our resort locations to gain your cruising or racing certification with Offshore Sailing School in Florida or the British...More

Reviewed January 31, 2016

I took the 5 day Learn to Sail course in Captiva, Florida. This is a very high quality experience. First of all, ignore the 1 star rating given by one reviewer. Those people probably should have signed up for a booze cruise instead of this...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2016

Thank you for sharing your outstanding experience with Offshore Sailing School at our South Seas Island resort location on Captiva Island, Florida. We take pride in our experienced and patient instructors, skilled at teaching all levels. We look forward to seeing you on the water...More

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