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Offshore Sailing School

5400 Plantation Rd, South Seas Island Resort, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6000
+1 800-221-4326
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The best sailing experience!

My wife and I took the fast track to bareboat chartering with a catamaran endorsement. This was one... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Michael B
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Learned so much and had a great time with Randon!

We took the Fast track class for a week. We got basic keelboat, charter, bareboat charter and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
OKFoodiePrincess
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Welcome to Offshore Sailing School at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, Florida. All of our sailing courses and sailing vacations, from sailing lessons, to certification courses including Learn to Sail, Performance Sailing and Racing, Bareboat Charter Cruising, and our exclusive Fast Track to Cruising, are offered at this beautiful resort location. Choose the length of your sailing experience, from 2 hours, to 2, 3, 5, 7 and 10-day sailing vacation packages. South Seas Island Resort lies on the north end of Captiva Island on Pine Island Sound and the Gulf of Mexico, with nature trails, resort pool and spa, a par-3 executive golf course, tennis courts, kayaking, miles of bike trails and more. A great spot for families and couples. Corporate team building sailing programs for half/full and multi-days are also offered here.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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5400 Plantation Rd, South Seas Island Resort, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6000
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the fast track to bareboat chartering with a catamaran endorsement. This was one of the best trips we have ever taken. Diana did a great job setting our trip up. Our instructors were fabulous! They did not have an easy...More

1  Thank Michael B
Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your very positive experience in your Offshore Sailing School course. We look forward to seeing you on the water again!

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We took the Fast track class for a week. We got basic keelboat, charter, bareboat charter and catamaran endorsements. My husband has sailed for 49 years; I've been on sailboats about 10 times. We want to sail in the Caribbean one day, so my husband...More

1  Thank OKFoodiePrincess
Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your very positive experience in your Offshore Sailing School course. You should consider joining our next sailing vacation flotilla! We're delighted you learned so much and were comfortable with Randon, and received a lot of hands-on instruction.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Randon made this trip. He was an excellent teach, guide, diplomat, and friend. I can't explain how much fun I had in this trip. I showed up solo not knowing what to expect and had a blast. The ship the other...More

Thank Sandy S
Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your positive experience in your Offshore Sailing School cruising course. Glad to hear our instructors are good cooks, but even better knowing you appreciated Randon's sailing knowledge and instruction skills. We'll look forward to seeing you on the...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

A coworker and I took the 7 day Fast Track to Chartering course and it was awesome! I had never actually sailed before other than being just a passenger so to learn everything in 7 days was a tad overwhelming at points but doable. All...More

1  Thank jeremyDrouin
Sailinginthesun, Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your positive experience in Offshore Sailing School's Fast Track to Cruising course. You should consider joining us on our next sailing vacation flotilla. We look forward to seeing you on the water soon!

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We took the "Fast Track to Cruising" to gain better knowledge about sailing on a catamaran in the BVIs. I researched a few options to learn how to sail but a friend of mine essentially talked me into it. We chose this school and location...More

1  Thank Douglas P
Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you very much Douglas for taking time to share your outstanding experience in Offshore Sailing School's Fast Track to Cruising course at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island. We take great pride in the quality of our instructors and the entire learning experience....More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife and I needed to get formal certifications for an upcoming charter trip in Europe so we did some research and decided on Offshore Sailing in Captiva. We did the FastTrack to Bareboat Cruising/Catamaran which had us on the Colgate 26 for two days...More

Thank RichBelanger
Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you very much Rich for sharing your wonderful experience you had in Offshore Sailing School's Fast Track to Cruising course at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, Florida. We take great pride in the quality of our instructors, fleet and overall experience. Now...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My sons and I took the Performance Sailing 5-day course at Captiva Island. This was a great experience for the three of us. While I have been racing for decades, this was a great learning tool for my boys without the stress of dad being...More

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Sailinginthesun, General Manager at Offshore Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience learning how to race faster with Offshore Sailing School's "guru" instructors. We take great pride in the quality of our instructors and course material, and the wonderful resorts where we are based, such as...More

Reviewed 22 October 2013

My daughter and I spent a beautiful and exciting day sailing with Rick. He had my 14-year old on the tiller the entire trip, and she loved it. Very supportive environment and confidence-building experience. We'll request Rick again when we return to South Seas Resort.

1  Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I have been a professional mariner within the commercial shipping business for the past 37 years. To be part of this industry I enrolled into a Canadian maritime college, graduated, earned a master's certificate of unlimited tonnage and finally to my present job as a...More

1  Thank CaptAndy S
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Douglas H
what are your rates?
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Response from Sailinginthesun | Property representative |
Thank you for considering Offshore Sailing School! Our rates vary depending on season because we package our courses with resort accommodations in Florida and the BVI. Please call us at 800-221-4326 for a personalized quote.
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