Take advantage of special boat show savings for a limited time on the full line of Beneteau cruising or Beneteau First performance yachts. Get details from any Beneteau dealer or log on to the Beneteau USA website. www.beneteauusa.com
Colgate 26 Sailboats
Buy a Colgate 26 Family Sport Boat, the popular trailerable sailboat, and take 10 percent off the base price of $43,500, the extras, and the delivery. Order and deposit deadline is February 28, 2009.
Offer 1: Buy a new pedestal or upgrade your existing one from tiller to wheel steering and gain up to $250 in merchandise credit. Deadline is February 28, 2009. Offer good only on purchases made directly through Edson. www.edsonmarine.com
Offer 2: Buy a demo wheel used at Edson’s boat show displays throughout the previous season at a drastic discount. Includes larger and carbon fiber wheels.
Florida Sailing & Cruising School
Graduate from any liveaboard cruising course of three days or longer and receive a Weems & Plath clock or barometer.
Gill North America
Buy $150 worth of Gill merchandise and get a free Gill dry cylinder bag-fully taped and waterproof-worth $30. Deadline is Dec. 29, 2008.
This marine plumbing company based in Newport, Rhode Island, offers its 10, 20, 30 winter sale: 10 percent off all marine tanks; 20 percent off all hose; and 30 percent off waste discharge pumps. Deadline is May 2009. Taking orders on-line.
Horizon Yacht Charters
Bareboat with Horizon from at any of its Caribbean bases-B.V.I., Antigua, St. Martin, Grenada-and save. Take 15 percent off charters of 7 nights or longer from February 15, 2009, to April 5, 2009. Sail 10 nights for the price of 7 from July 10, 2009, to October 31, 2009.
Karma Yacht Sales
Customers can create their own “cash off or choose your customizations” package on selected Beneteau and Alerion Express models in stock and Karma Yacht Sales of Chicago, Illinois, will pay for it. Deal includes new Beneteau 31, 40, 43, 46; Beneteau First 36.7; and Alerion Express 33. Deadline is February 28, 2009. www.karmayachtsales.com
Offshore Passage Opportunities
OPO, a North American crew networking service since 1993, slices $99 off full active membership cost and offers a trial membership for $100. Deadline is April 1, 2009.
Offshore Sailing School
Take 15 percent off the cost of any of Offshore’s Total Learning Vacation Packages in the British Virgin Islands or in St. Petersburg, Florida. Take another 5 percent off the cost if you pay in full at the time of enrollment and course date is at least 60 days later. Discounts apply through January 28, 2009, in Florida (with some restrictions) and through March 2009 for B.V.I. courses (with some restrictions). www.offshoresailing.com
Join SailTime, the fractional yacht ownership and membership program, and either take 15 percent off “getting started” fees or enter yourself in a drawing for a weeklong sailing vacation for two in the Spanish Virgin Islands aboard a Hunter 36. Deadline is December 31, 2008.
The South African catamaran builder offers a 10 percent discount off the sale price of the Sea-Tribe 870, a 29-foot epoxy resin infused production cat. Deadline is January 31, 2009, or the last day of the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail (February 16, 2009).
Southwest Florida Yachts
Participate in the charter company’s 25th anniversary celebration with a free extra day of cruising on trips of three days or longer during the high season through April 30, 2009. Take two extra days on trips of three days or longer from May 1, 2009, to December 14, 2009. Deadline is December 2009.
Buy a Technautics holding-plate refrigeration system and take 15 percent off-a savings of $420 on the new CoolBlue system. Offer is valid from December 1, 2008, to February 28, 2009.
The charter company in Punta Gorda, Florida, offers one extra day on all five- and six-day charters from January 4, 2009, to January 31, 2009. Charter two weeks or more and receive a 10 percent discount on the second and additional weeks. Take an ASA-licensed liveaboard course any time in January 2009 from the company’s sailing school and get a 10 percent discount (minimum of two people).