Come learn with us. Our “cruise and learn” Keelboat Sailing courses with top professional Sail Canada (CYA) and IYT certified instructors provide a safe, enjoyable sailing vacation leading to recognised qualifications in the beautiful 1000 Islands and Prince Edward County regions near Kingston, Ontario – some of the best freshwater sailing areas in the world and just a short drive from Toronto or Ottawa. Our courses are priced in Canadian Dollars!
RECENT NEWS (more in Sailing Tips & News)
UPDATE This year our courses have filled fast and all scheduled courses are full. If you contact us we can put you on a waiting list and will do our best to accommodate you. We may schedule more courses if these fill but at this point our calendar is also...read more
Citizens of EC countries that signed Resolution 40now require to prove residency of a non-signatory country to get an ICC through IYT.read more
In an earlier post, we announced that Basic Coastal Navigation will join Basic Cruising as a condition for awarding Sail Canada Intermediate certification for 2017.We Launch an on line Basic Coastal Navigation Course March 15. Book now!read more
This leads to full Sail Canada Basic Certification not just an introductory course to sailing. Even if you have never been on a boat before we will teach you how to handle a cruising boat safely under power and sail in moderate conditions.
This builds on your basic skills. Designed for those who want to charter or purchase a keelboat it includes more navigation and boat management aspects as well as improved sailing skills and boat handling/docking and the ICC practical. 6 Day Live Aboard. Optionally or in conjunction with Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising we can offer IYT International Bareboat Skipper (contact us)or ICC (see below)
ICC certification is required to operate a boat in most European Countries. The ICC consists of a practical test in a short passage and a theory test. It is strongly recommended that you have already completed Sail Canada Intermediate cruising and Coastal Navigation or have comparable experience. The course can be taken as a weekend standalone course or as an add on to a 6 day Intermediate live aboard course.