Sailing & Racing Classes

Joining one of our sailing classes you’ll be sure to have a great fun learning experience in a stunning environment. All of our CanSail and International Yacht Training courses are run by certified instructors with years of experience and more than the minimum Transport Canada required safety and first aid training; so you can be sure in the knowledge that safety is a key part of our programs.

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Summer Camp Participants - MUST READ the Online Registration Page and submit the two printable PDF pages referred to there (Participant Info and Waiver) on the first day of attendance. These two PDF pages are also located in the side menu under Sailing & Racing Documents.

Yacht and Adult Keelboat Courses – You will be required to complete a registration and waiver form before you will be able to commence your course. These forms will be emailed to you prior to the course start date along with joining instructions.

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Opti WetFeet

Age Prerequisite: Ages 5 - 7

Opti WetFeet is a half day program for new sailors and kids wanting to spend 3 hours getting used to being in boats and around the water.

** Please note: This class is not certified.

For a detailed description of these courses go to our brochure site - Click here

Morning Class

Price: 4 sessions: $115; 5 sessions: $140

Time: 9am - 12pm

Afternoon Class

Price: 4 sessions: $115; 5 sessions: $140

Time: 1pm - 4pm


CANSail Opti.

Age Prerequisite: Ages 8 - 11 (+ 12 & under 100lbs)   Class Times: 9am to 4pm

For a detailed description of these courses go to our brochure site - Click here

Level 1 - 3

Prerequisiste: Level 1 - Beginner; Level 2 - Completed Level 1; Level 3 - Completed level 2

Price: JUNIOR Members Price $250; Regular price $280.

Performance Camp

Prerequisiste: Completed level 2

Price: Members Price - $200 Regular Price $230 (4 day camp)

Day Camps

Prerequisiste: all abilities

Price: $50


CANSail 420

Age Prerequisite: Ages 12 - 18 (12 & over 100lbs or 13)    Class Times: 9am to 4pm

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Level 1 - 4

Prerequisiste: Level 1 - Beginner; Level 2 - Completed Level 1; Level 3 - Completed level 2; Level 4 - Completed level 3

Price: JUNIOR Members Price $250; Regular price $280

Day Camps

Prerequisiste: all abilities

Price: $50


CANSail 420 - Level 5+

Age Prerequisite: Ages 12 - 18 (12 & over 100lbs or 13)   Class Times: 9am to 4pm

All sailors booking places in this section should have achieved their level 4; if you have not qualified at level 4 but are a part of the NYC Junior race team please email Jon for a place. sailtrainin@nanaimoyc.ca.

Level 5 - 6

Prerequisiste: Level 5 - Completed Level 4; Level 5 - Completed Level 5

Price: JUNIOR Members Price $260; Regular price $290

Performance Camp

Prerequisiste: Completed level 4

Price: Members Price - $200 Regular Price $230 (4 day camp)


Keelboat Courses

Age Prerequisite: Adult (Over 18) & Youth (15 - 19)

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Adult Crew

Prerequisiste: None

Price: $250

Time: Evening 6 - 9pm (in classroom); Days 9am - 4pm (2 days on water)

Adult Skipper

Prerequisiste: Crew Course

Price: $300

Time: Evening 6 - 9pm (in classroom); Days 9am - 4pm (2 days on water)

Youth

Prerequisiste: None

Price: $300 (4 days)

Time: 9am - 4pm


International Yacht Training Courses

Age Prerequisite: Crew 16+; Other 18+   Class Times: 9am - 4pm

*Live aboard Courses - All dates shown are the 1st and last day of training. Arrive between 4pm & 6pm the day before or between 8am & 9am on the start day. Leave after 4pm on the last day or the following morning by 9am for no extra cost.
Inclusive of accommodation on yacht (in shared cabin), instructor, fuel, mooring fees and food.

** A $500 non refundable deposit is required at time of booking 5,7 or 10 day courses, if booking within 30 days of course start date payment is required in full.
(PayPal registrations must be paid in full)

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Beginner - International Crew Training

Price: 5 Day courses - $1100; 7 Day courses - $1400; 10 Day courses - $1900 **

Beginner to Intermediate - International Bare Boat Skipper

Price: 5 Day courses - $1100; 7 Day courses - $1400; 10 Day courses - $1900 **

Advanced Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore Training

Price: 5 Day courses - $1100; 7 Day courses - $1400; 10 Day courses - $1900 **

ICC Challenge Exam

Price: 2 days - $499 (exam price includes certificate & School fees)

ICC Challenge Exam Prep

Price: Prep 2 days - $375


TRY IT Sessions

Age Prerequisite: Adult (Over 18); Child 8 to 12 & Youth 12   Class Times: 9am - 4pm

Not sure if you want to commit to a full program? Then come along to one of our TRY IT sessions and get a taste of dinghy sailing with one of our experienced instructors for 6 hours. We run these sessions at various times of the month from mid May through to mid August, booking is essential as they fill up quickly.

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Adult

Price: $65

Child

Price: $50

Youth

Price: $50

 

View Important Sailing Information

View the 2017 Sail Training Brochure

View the 2017 Yacht Training Brochure


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