Courses Back on at Pink Shell Beach

Pink Shell Resort

Pink Shell Beach Marina and Resort

Apr 25, 2024

Offshore Sailing School sailing lessons and courses will resume at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Fla. starting May 2, 2024 and Canadians who enjoy Offshore’s courses will welcome the Florida re-opening. The company had to suspend operations on Fort Myers Beach due to marina damage from Hurricane Ian in September 2022.

“We are delighted to return to this favored destination on Fort Myers Beach in our company’s 60th Anniversary year. We know our students will enjoy the many enhancements the Pink Shell Beach Resort has made in the past 18 months to its facilities, marina, beachfront pool area, and restaurants overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.”

Offshore Sailing School instructors will teach basic sailing lessons, 3-day Learn to Sail certification courses, as well as its popular Fast Track® to Catamaran Cruising 7-day course, combining learning to sail aboard a Colgate 26 sailboat and training aboard a big yacht, such as a Leopard 40 catamaran.

Captiva Island

The company offers the same courses on Captiva Island at ‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa aboard a Colgate 26 and 40’ monohull yacht. Coastal and Offshore Passage Making courses are also offered at these Southwest Florida resort locations. Team building and corporate group sailing and racing events are available at both locations aboard a fleet of Colgate 26 sailboats.

The school also offers US Sailing certification courses in St. Petersburg and Key West, Florida, and Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands. The company teaches a US Powerboating certification course aboard a Moorings power catamaran from The Moorings base on Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Rounding Mark No Spinnakers

Learn more about the Fast Track to Cruising course.

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