The club has 110 members from their early 30s up to 95, and they practice three days a week at NBP.
The quarterly, small-group classes are taught by U.S. Coast Guard captains.
Manatee County's Chris-Craft recently added Colorado's Action Water Sports to its dealer network.
Only 30 yacht clubs in the country have been named a "Platinum Club of America" by the Club Leaders Forum.
The marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville has 55 wet slips and an enclosed boathouse capable of housing 128 vessels.
The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Chris-Craft recently hired Ron Berman, who previously worked for Sea Ray.
The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and Sasaki are holding a forum to address the future of the boat launch at 10th Street.
Why I Care
Hoitt scrapes, patches, paints and repairs the two boats at Historic Spanish Point.
Here's how to get that Sarasota yachting life.
Only in Sarasota
Illustrator John Pirman takes in the panoramic views from the top of the Ringling Bridge.
This week: another iconic sunset over Bayfront Park.
This month's Only in Sarasota illustration: A towering boat rack on City Island.
Photo of the Week; Sarasota Bayfront Boats
Photo of the week: A painterly sunset over Sarasota Bay.