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!
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RECENT NEWS (more in Sailing Tips & News)
We now have dates for our Sail Canada courses in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in January through March next year!read more
We are holding an Advanced Course Leading to Sail Canada Advanced Cruising in St. Vincent in co-operation with Barefoot Offshore Sailing School February 10-16 2019. It is also possible to get ASA 106 On this course. For details of the certification and prerequisites...read more
As an alternative to the IYT ICC we can now offer an ICC through Royal Yachting Association . This consists of a 1/2 day challenge with an RYA examiner , there is no written examination. For more details contact us at...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.