What: St. Charles Yacht Club Enrichment Series invites the public to an event featuring local Ft. Myers residents and owners of Offshore Sailing School®, Steve and Doris Colgate, to hear stories from new OFFSHORE High biography, with the author.


Who: Author Herb McCormick has written five books about sailing expeditions and industry icons. He is also the former editor-in-chief of Cruising World magazine and yachting correspondent for The New York Times.


When: 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Thursday, January 27, 2022


Where: St. Charles Yacht Club, 15900 St. Charles Harbour Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33908 (optional dinner after presentation, on patio or inside Harbour House on-property)


Why: OFFSHORE High tells the story of Steve and Doris Colgate, from Grand Prix Yacht Racing, to big business and the founding of America’s #1 Sailing School®, to their epic love story. OFFSHORE High will be available for purchase at event for $39.95 +tax, or order in advance on Amazon.com, or order autographed copy at https://www.offshoresailing.com/offshore-high/.


Advanced Reservations Required: Call Teri Palmer: 239-466-2007, or email: [email protected]. Cost with dinner is $53.00 per person, inclusive (book not included).


Background: Offshore Sailing School is based in South Fort Myers and operates at four resort locations on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and two locations in the British Virgin Islands, Tortola and Scrub Island. More than 160,000 adults and families have earned sailing and powerboating certification from Offshore Sailing School since it was founded in City Island, New York, in 1964.