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)
Basic Coastal Navigation is now needed for Intermediate Cruising Certification. in March we will be launching an on-line Basic Coastal Navigation Course consisting of:
-approximately 10 hours of online presentations and exercises which you can review at your own convenience;
-2 scheduled webinars which will provide an opportunity for review and discussion;
-a comprehensive set of downloadable notes, exercises, and other resource materials;
-email support from your instructors.
Contact us for more information
Last minute opportunities- Courses & Charters St. Martin & St. Barts aboard a Beneteau 434 with a certified Sail Canada Instructor. February 5 - 12 - Journey to Chartering/Intermediate course . February 26 - March 5 Vacation charter week for anyone who want...read more
Change to prerequisites to Sail Canada Intermediate for 2017 The Intermediate course includes the practical application of skills and knowledge learned in Coastal Navigation. The Sail Canada Coastal Navigation Standard has now been split into two parts Basic and...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.