SAILING TIPS AND NEWS
Registered students of Wavelength Sailing School Basic courses can now access a set of video presentations at http://learntocruiseonline.ca/ of Ashore Knowledge (theory) portion of the Basic course.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
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
With the season just beginning sailors are on the water which is still cold, around 7 degrees C on Lake Ontario If you fell in we used to think about hypothermia being the principal cause of death, however in very cold water below 10 degrees the principal cause of...read more
Do you have problems with anchoring? Many people avoid anchoring because they have had problems in the past. Join our one day anchoring Seminar and clinic. Cost will be $160 for a full day of instruction with small class sizes on the boat....read more
Docking is one of the most stressful parts of boating.
Join our full day seminar and docking practice for some much needed stress relief!
This is great for folk who have completed their Basic or Intermediate or just need more instruction and practice in docking. Spend the day with an experienced Instructor learning useful techniques for a safe docking in different conditions.
Cost will be $160 for a full day of instruction with small class sizes on the boat.
Dates will be posted soon or contact us
IYT has written new course notes for the modules covering certification for the International Certificate of Competence and International Bareboat Skipper which now include information specific to Canada. The "stand alone" ICC course...read more
Live-aboard courses- because of sleeping arrangements, courses are confirmed when we have bookings from three individuals, a couple and one individual or two couples. Once we receive a booking for less than this number the course is pending....read more
We are conducting the following Clinics hosted by Advantage Boating.
-Basic Cruising Instructor Clinic – May 20 (evening), 21 & 22; May 27 (evening), 28 & 29, 2016 in Ottawa
-Intermediate Cruising Instructor Clinic – June 10 (evening) to June 12, 2016 in Kingston
We have added how to calculate tidal height and water depths at times between high and low tides. to the Navigation notes for Intermediate courses Tidesread more