Youth Keelboat Programs

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For 13 – 18 year olds as of January 1, 2017.

Junior Crew – Keelboat

This is a program designed for juniors who have little to no sailing experience. Sailors will be introduced to the fundamentals of sailing while aboard our 22 – 24 foot keelboats. They will be taught all the sailing basics to achieve their Sail Canada Basic Crew standard as well as their Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card.

Youth getting ready to set sail!

Youth getting ready to set sail!

 

PREREQUISITE: None

OPTIONS: Weekday

FEE: $415.00 + HST (includes text)

OBJECTIVE: This course is designed to teach the basic skills and knowledge required to crew on a sailboat (of up to 30 feet in length) safely and efficiently, under sail or power, in moderate wind and sea conditions.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Basic Crew Standard & Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card

NEXT STEPS: Junior Skipper-Keelboat (see below), VHF Radio, Coastal Navigation

 

Junior Skipper – Keelboat

A program for the junior who has their Sail Canada CANSail 3 or has already acheived their Sail Canada Basic Crew level. Intermediate juniors will work towards acheiving their Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard.

PREREQUISITE: CANSail 3 or Basic (Junior) Crew.

OPTIONS: Weekday

FEE: $415.00 + HST (includes text)

OBJECTIVE: This course is designed to teach the basic skills and knowledge required to helm/ skipper a sailboat of up to 30 feet in length, safely and efficiently under sail or power in moderate wind and sea conditions.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard

NEXT STEPS: VHF Radio, Coastal Navigation, Intermediate Cruising

 

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