SAILING TIPS AND NEWS
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
Check our the on-line detailed chart of our Sailing area courtesy of Navionics.read more
We have far more experience running courses in Kingston and our locally based Instructors are more experienced and know the waters intimately,we offer a personalized service and support the local sailing community and we sail out of the best marina in Kingston,...read more
This was a seminar given in 2014 watch the site for practical docking courses in 2016. We can also arrange a private docking course on your boat! View presentation hereread more