Advantage Boating
2777 Cassels St. Ottawa, ON K2B 6N6
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Beyond Basic Cruising - Mileage Builder


This program is for those that have their Basic Cruising standard and want to gain additional experience in a live-aboard environment in the waters surrounding Kingston. Our "Mileage Builder" program is perfect for those that want to gain further experience in preparation for owning a sailboat, chartering a boat or taking the Intermediate Learn-to-Cruise course. Learn and relax while improving your seamanship skills with an emphasis on safety, navigation and proper onboard procedures. Your experience on this cruise will also prepare you for bareboat chartering on a larger boat.

PREREQUISITE Basic Cruising Standard. Recommended that you also have VHF Radio and Coastal Navigation Standard.


  1. A two day continuous live-aboard cruise in the Kingston area
  2. A two day continuous live-aboard cruise on the Ottawa River

FEE $415.00 + HST * Provisioning extra at cost - Kingston Area

FEE $375.00 + HST * Provisioning extra at cost - Ottawa River

CERTIFICATION AWARDED Leading to Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising Standard

NEXT STEPS Sail Share , Flotilla Getaways, Learn to Sail Program, VHF Radio, Coastal Navigation Standard, Celestial Navigation

Basic Cruising boat Improve your cruising skills!


Class Schedules:


KingstonThousand Islands Area - Runs from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Start Finish Code Status Add to Cart
Fri.-Sun.June 17, 2016 June 19, 2016 BB1 Completed
Fri.-Sun.July 22, 2016 July 24, 2016 BB2 Completed
Fri.-Sun.August 19, 2016 August 21, 2016 BB3 Completed
Fri.-Sun.June 16 June 18 BB1 Completed
Fri.-Sun.July 21 July 23 BB2 Limited spaces remaining
Fri.-Sun.August 18 August 20 BB3 Limited spaces remaining


OttawaUpper Ottawa River - Runs from 4 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Start Finish Code Location Status Add to Cart
Fri. - Sun.June 24, 2016 June 26, 2016 BBO1 BYC Completed
Fri. - Sun.July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 BBO2 BYC Completed
Fri. - Sun.August 26, 2016 August 28, 2016 BBO3 BYC Completed
Fri. - Sun.June 23 June 25 BBO1 BYC Completed
Fri. - Sun.July 14 July 16 BBO2 BYC Limited spaces remaining
Fri. - Sun.August 25 August 27 BBO3 BYC Limited spaces remaining