In CANSail 1 you can expect to learn sailing terminology, points of sail in a boat with two sails, tacking, gybing, safety, righting a capsized boat and knot tying. In CANSail 2 you will develop your sailing techniques while learning about sail controls, local geography and weather and right of way rules. Upon completion of CANSail 2 you will be able to confidently skipper your own small sailboat. CANSail 1 & 2 classes are taught on our Pirate dinghies.
CANSail 3 involves an intro to the physics of sailing, advanced sail theory, rudderless sailing and backward sailing. CANSail 4 introduces sailors to spinnakers, trapeze and basic racing theory. CANSail 3 & 4 are taught using lasers, laser >>’s and 420′s.