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Kingstons Premier Sailing School Fourteen great years of teaching sailing and cruising to over 400 students with CYA !

Have you ever dreamt of learning to sail a large keelboat?

Or thinking of chartering a sailboat for a vacation in the sun?

Maybe you already have a cruising sailboat and want to upgrade your skills,

or you just want a different kind of vacation this year?

Come learn with us. Our "cruise and learn" courses with 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.

Basic course

This leads to full Sail Canada Basic ertification 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.

Upcoming courses with open spaces:

Sat & Sun 26&27 July 2&3 Aug - Day Sailing

Mon-Thur 4-7 Aug - Day Sailing

Mon-Thur 18-21Aug - Day Sailing

Intermediate course

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.

Upcoming courses with open spaces:

Sun-Fri 20-25 Jul

Mon-Sat 11-16 Aug

Sun-Fri 17-22 Aug

International Certificate of Competence

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.

Download a brochure for Private Courses

We specialize in private courses customized to your needs and avaiability we can offer multilevel courses and family courses where all can participate. they are available on your boat, our Tanzer 7.5 or CS30 or we can arrange to charter a larger boat. Taught as Live aboard courses or day sailing format (Basic only) to suit your time table.

USA US clients note Courses are recognised Internationally and prices are in $Canadian more information in our FAQ

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