Weekend Basic Sailing Course

$315.00

CANSail 1 and 2 are the introductory levels. Courses run for 2 successive weekends from 9am-1pm or 2-6pm (some exceptions).

Level 1, 2 & 3 are available in this format, be sure to pick the appropriate level.

Get your Pleasure Craft Operators Card during the course for 40% off regular rate (optional).

Clear

1) Sign up to get your pleasure craft operators card during the course.
2) Opt in to be registered in the Sail Canada database upon completion.

  • Description

    Description

    In CANSail 1 you can expect to learn sailing terminology, points of sail, 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.

    In CANSail 3 you will learn advanced boat handling. This includes how to accelerate and slow down efficiently, roll tacks, roll gybes, rudderless sailing, and backward sailing.

    Level 1 classes are taught on our Escape and Pirate dinghies. Level 2 & 3 are taught using Lasers and 420′s