Advanced Cruising

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Setting Sail!

Setting Sail!

In this challenging course you will embark on an extended cruise and cover the following topics: sailing in all types of winds and water conditions, COB procedure at night, spinnaker flying, continuous overnight sailing and “watch” systems.

PREREQUISITE: Intermediate Cruising, VHF Certificate, Coastal Navigation. Also recommended First Aid and CPR.

OPTIONS

  1. Seven-to-eight-day continuous live-aboard cruise on the Great Lakes.
  2. Seven days in the Caribbean during the winter months.

FEE: $1,250.00 + HST (Great Lakes option)

CS40 under sail.

CS40 under sail.

OBJECTIVE: To be able to act safely as skipper and crew of a sailing cruiser of 10 – 15 meters, any modern rig and inboard engine, operating within 100 miles of shore by day and night in coastal or inland water in any weather.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Advanced Cruising Standard or Sail Canada Advanced Crew Standard.

NEXT STEPS: Sail Share, Bareboat Chartering, Celestial Navigation, Sail Canada Offshore Cruising

 

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