2017 Membership and course registration will be open by the end of April

 

Login to or register for the web site, (if you registered in the past look for the email we sent with your login information), then register for courses. New for this year, Sailing Membership has been waived and replaced with a Sailing School Admin Fee per child of $60 that must be purchased 1 time per summer when signing up for any sailing lessons.  This covers OSA/Sail Canada Membership and Checklick reporting fees.   We are still offering Friends & Supporting Memberships for $25 annually.  This assists in supporting family racing, our fleet & docking repairs. 



2017 Detailed Program Description & Member Pricing: 

 

We are running 7 weeks of Sailing School this year.

                  

Available Weeks: 

 

Week 1: July 3 - July 7

Week 2: July 10 - July 14

Week 3: July 17 - July 21

Week 4: July 24 - July 28

Week 5: July 31 - Aug 4        

Week 6: Aug 7 - Aug 11
Week 7: Aug 14 - Aug 18

 

Learn-to-Sail Program's: Cansail 1/2 & Wet Feet: Offered Half Days $200    Full Days $300

Wetfeet: Ages 5-7, 

CanSail 1:  Prerequisite: Must be 8 years of age or older, no prior experience required.  Program operates in one-week sessions Monday to Friday, Half days 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or Full Days 9:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday and half day on Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm.

 

This is a basic sailing course for new sailors or those with limited sailing experience. Sailors are introduced to the sport and learn the fundamentals while sailing in Lasers and Pico’s. The course covers the basic elements of sailing theory (parts of the boat, points of sail) and on-water skills in safety, crewing, steering and seamanship. Sailors also learn basic physical literacy through fun activities and sailing games.  As in the Wetfeet Program, the emphasis is on safety, fun and teaching youth sailors to confidently handle a small dinghy.  We recommend a min of 2 weeks of FULL Day classes for CANSail 1 and 3 weeks of FULL Day classes for CANSail 2.  As each student progresses at their own rate it could take longer to attain the level. 

Note: Participants in this program learn the vital Sail Canada safety skill of righting a capsized sailboat, so be prepared to get wet!! 

 

CANSail 3 & 4:  Half Days:  $225   Full Days $325

Prerequisite:  White Sail lll or CANSail 2, Program operates in one-week sessions Monday to Friday, Half days 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or Full Days 9:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday and half day on Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm.


In double-handed 420s, sailors build on existing skills in all types of conditions and to a higher level of proficiency.  Sailors are introduced to concepts such as right of way, reading wind and waves, proper use of sail controls and tactical mark rounding’s.  CANSail 4 participants are introduced to double-handed skills like spinnaker and trapeze, beginning to work towards their Spinnaker and Trapeze Level 1 certification.

This program emphasizes high-performance sailing and basic racing and acts as a foundation for the Racing Team. Because of the more advanced nature of this program, sailors should be attending a min. of 2 weeks, however it is strongly recommend that a four-week Full day commitment is made over the summer.  


TEEN FASTSTART CANSail 1 & 2: Full Days  2 Week sessions ($575)

Prerequisite: Must be 12 years of age or older, no prior experience required.  Program operates in one-week sessions Monday to Friday, Full Days 9:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday and half day on Fridays 9:30-12:30pm.   We recommend Full days as this is geared to moving the sailors at a faster rate to catch up with their peer group.  If you would like to sail only half days or 1 week only please contact the Sailing School Director.


This is a basic sailing course for new sailors or those with limited sailing experience. Sailors are introduced to the sport and learn the fundamentals while sailing in Lasers and Pico’s. The course covers the basic elements of sailing theory (parts of the boat, points of sail) and on-water skills in safety, crewing, steering and seamanship. Sailors also learn basic physical literacy through fun activities and sailing games.  As in the Wetfeet Program, the emphasis is on safety, fun and teaching youth sailors to confidently handle a small dinghy.  We recommend a min of 2 weeks of FULL Day classes for CANSail 1 and 3 weeks of FULL Day classes for CANSail 2.  As each student progresses at their own rate it could take longer to attain the level. 

Note: Participants in this program learn the vital Sail Canada safety skill of righting a capsized sailboat, so be prepared to get wet!! 

 

 


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