The instructors are highly qualified and experienced. They are certified by Sail Canada and have prerequisites in First Aid, CPR and water safety. The coach boat drivers are fully licensed.
Courses are offered at two levels, from beginner to intermediate, and follow the national training standards from Sail Canada: “CANSail 1” and “CANSail 2” programmes. They will learn how to rig, launch, and confidently command any small sailing craft.
The school uses RS Qubas sailboats, which is an 11 foot roto-moulded sailboat; the RS Quba is a popular boat for sailing instruction and introducing newcomers to the sport of sailing and is also a good boat to race.
What to bring
- Hat, sunglasses (with strap) and sunscreen.
- Towel and change of dry clothes.
- Lunches and snack (no lunch needed on Thursday; a BBQ lunch is provided that day)
Sailing is a fun, fast and athletic sport, it is simple, safe and one of the most affordable ways to get kids on the water.
Sailing is an excellent way for kids to develop the ABC's of Athleticism...Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed... which are transferable to many other sports, including winter sports such as hockey and skiing.
Sailing teaches confidence, your child will learn to take charge, make decisions and work as a team in a safe and nurturing environment.