Sailing Instructor Training

Have you ever thought about being able to share the joy and beauty of our sport? Do you enjoy teaching others? Then it may be time to consider becoming a Sail Canada certified instructor.

Steps for becoming a Sail Canada Cruising Instructor:  Sail Canada Instructor

We are looking for enthusiastic instructors who are eager to share their passion of sailing with others!


We host the following levels:

  • Basic Instructor Re-certification – contact us for more details.
  • Basic Cruising Instructor Clinic – Starts March 15, 2021
  • Start Keelboat Sailing Instructor Clinic – Starts March 15, 2021
  • Intermediate Cruising Instructor Clinic – SPRING 2021

2021 Basic Cruising / Start Keelboat Sailing Instructor Clinic Details:

Course Schedule:  Course training will start online followed by in person training.  Course starts online and runs  Mondays ,7 – 9:30 PM on March 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26 and May 3, 2021;  In person Dates in Ottawa May 21 – 24, 2021.

2021 Course Cost:  $1055 (Incl. tax.  Fees split into two portions:  $230 payable to Ontario Sailing and the balance owed to Advantage Boating).

Registration (with Advantage Boating):  $825 (Incl. tax).  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER with Advantage Boating.

Registration (with Ontario Sailing): $230  (Incl. tax) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER with Ontario Sailing

Check out the Basic Cruising Instructor Standard.


2021 Intermediate Cruising Instructor Clinic Details:

Course Date:  TBD (last year year the clinic took place June 12 – 14, 2020)

2021 Course Cost:  TBD ($980.00 with the fees split into two portions):

Initial Registration – Instructor Clinic Deposit:  TBD (in 2020 cost was $162.00) payable to Ontario Sailing. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Balance Payment – Instructor Clinic Balance: TBD (in 2020 cost was $818.00) payable to Advantage Boating and due 60 days prior to the start of the clinic. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Check out the Intermediate Cruising Instructor Standard


To Register:  Please reach out to us at Advantage Boating and then contact Ontario Sailing.

To help complete your prerequisites…