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Offshore Sailing School Tip: In the midst of busy Manhattan exists a New York sailing school run by the prestigious and reputable Offshore Sailing School. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of New York city life, you don't have to travel far to get sail training and even earn US SAILING official certifications. If you want to train with the best instructors, make sure they have instructor certifications from US SAILING, like Steve and Doris Colgate, the founders of Offshore Sailing School. The school has trained more than 100,000 people since its inception in 1964.
At its New York Sailing School you can take Learn to Sail, Performance Sailing and Coastal Navigation courses --all of which earn you US SAILING certification. Rated as having the best sailing lessons by New York Magazine, Offshore Sailing School seeks to offer its certification courses in the some of the best places in the world, including Chelsea Piers. To help you earn your certifications, Offshore Sailing takes you aboard the Colgate 26, the best training boat there is and the training choice of the US Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy and many other sail training schools in the world. For New Yorkers, Offshore Sailing's New York sailing school offers easy access by car, taxi and public transportation.