January 15-18: VIRTUAL St. Augustine Boat Show

St. Augustine Sailing and Atlas Yacht Sales host the virtual event

St. Augustine, FL — Rose Ann and Chuck Points, owners of St. Augustine Sailing Enterprises, Inc. and Atlas Yacht Sales representatives will host the St. Augustine Boat Show with a virtual preview of Jeanneau and Lagoon sailboats in port on January 15-18 at Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, 3076 Harbor Dr. in St. Augustine, Fla. 

The online event will feature new sailboats with opportunities to tour and test the 35-foot to 44-foot, sophisticated high-end vessels with sea trials in port by appointment from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A live tour of boats and a boat show is also being planned at Camachee Cove in March. 

View the videos about Lagoon sailboats here and of Jeanneau sailboats here. For more information about the virtual and live tours, pricing, and to schedule appointments, call 904- 829-0648 or 1-800-683-7245 and view the yacht sales video here.

Jeanneau is a French boat maker and was founded by Henri Jeanneau in 1957. Jeanneau sailboats are monohulls with a specialty multihull offshoot, Lagoon catamarans. Jeanneau and Lagoon became part of the Bénéteau group in 1995. Lagoon catamarans are a range of twin-hulled boats that are designed and produced in Bordeaux, France. 

Local and international sponsors of the virtual and live boat show include St. Augustine Sailing, Yacht Sales by Rose Ann, Atlas Yacht Sales, Jeanneau, Lagoon, Sailtime, ASA, and Cooper Canvas.

St. Augustine Sailing Enterprises serves the community as a certified American Sailing Association Training Facility with a well-maintained fleet of best-in-class sailboats from 21             to 45 feet at the harbor-front office located along the Intracoastal Waterway and Matanzas River, near historic downtown St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

All captains and instructors at the business are certified by the American Sailing Association and are United States Coast Guard (USCG) licensed. 

As company owners and St. Augustine residents, Rose Ann and Chuck Points have been boating and sailing most of their lives. Rose Ann began her boating life in the Northwest cruising on the Columbia River on board a 27-foot powerboat during weekends and vacations on the water with her family. In 1996, she moved to Florida to live aboard a Morgan Out-Island Ketch with her three children for 13 years.  She has sailed along the East coast from Maryland to the Tortuga and up the west side of Florida, spent about nine months traveling throughout the Bahamas, and time in the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico’s Spanish Virgin Island and British Virgin Island as well as other Caribbean locations. 

Rose Ann has been associated with St Augustine Sailing for more than eight years in a variety of positions and purchased the company with her husband Chuck in 2017.  She holds a 50 GT United States Coast Guard masters license with Aux Sail Endorsement.  She manages St. Augustine Sailing and the company’s various member clubs, the local SailTime franchise, and the new and used boat sales brokerage. Rose Ann founded a variety of team building programs and established a myriad of sailing activities. She established Women on the Water (WOW) to enhance the lives of women through education, practical application and access to sailing vessels, and to develop skills to sail with confidence. She is responsible for managing 10 employees, sales and marketing, administration and hiring.

Chuck Points has sailed Asia, Europe and a variety of different sailing environments from Lake Superior to the South China Sea.  He has more than 22 years of sailing experience. In addition to holding a Masters 100 GT Captain License with an Aux Sailing Endorsement, he is a certified American Sailing Association Instructor.  In 2007, he was named an ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year.  His passion for being on the water extends to being under the water as well. He is also a dive instructor and oversees all sailing operations at the company and serves as the main Delivery Captain. Chuck is a Vietnam war veteran and served in the U.S. Marines. For more information, call (904) 829-0648. Visit the website at https://www.sta-sail.com.

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