Summer Sailstice 2016 Is On Its Way!

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December 18, 2015 by Monica Grant

International sailing magazine, Yachting World, have donated a one-year print or digital subscription to their quality magazine. With regular features on up-to-the-minute industry news and events, you can’t go wrong. And it doesn’t matter what country you’re in as this magazine is sole and read in over 100 countries! Plus of course you can read it online, and on your iPad!


How about a great new cooler tote bag from SailorBags! SailorBags have donated the Silver Spinnaker Cooler Tote, which is part of their new Silver Spinnaker™ Collection. This brand-new range is constructed from ultra-light weight and extremely durable silver-grey ripstop fabric, and is water and stain repellant! Well we all know how grotty yachties can be, so check out this great new product, and if you can’t wait until June, get yourself online and order one (or more) now. They make great Christmas gifts!

Switlik are back for Summer Sailstice 2016 and are again donating two of their Techfloat automatic inflatable bouyancy devices. Switlik have a long history of providing products defined by Quality, Performance and Innovation, so you can be sure you’ve got a good device if you win this one. Read about Switlik's humble beginnings and the path toward their line of high quality products which are used extensively in aviation, marine, and military/government markets.


Want to read some local sailing news and stories?  SpinSheet Magazine are back with some magazine subscriptions, t-shirts and caps. Focusing on the Chesapeake region, SpinSheet covers everything on the water from cruising to boat building, and lots in-between. The team at SpinSheet don’t like to take themselves too seriously, but you’ll get a seriously good read in this magazine!


Or for a different kind of ‘local’ Sign up to be in the running for a subscription to Ontario Sailor Magazine. This glossy magazine covers annual events and included regular editorials on topics such as marine equipment and hardware, engines, motors and repairs, plus they share information on holidays and vacations. Maybe now would be a good time to get a hold of Ontario Sailor Magazine and start planning your summer sailing vacation!


Speaking of Sailing Vacations, perhaps you would like to upgrade your sailing skills, or even take a beginners course? Offshore Sailing School are back on board for Summer Sailstice 2016 and have donated a 5-day Learn to Sail, or Bareboat Charter Cruising Course! Featuring Olympian, America's Cup sailor and National Sailing Hall of Fame member, Steve Colgate’s easy to comprehend textbook and curriculum, the courses are conducted aboard Colgate 26 sailboats designed specifically for performance, comfort and safety. 

So what are you waiting for? Spread the news and the joy, and make sure you and everyone you know are signed up for Summer Sailstice 2016 to take part in this great celebration! Plus as a bonus, you just might win one of these cool prizes donated by a great group of sailing supporters. 

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