Adult Programs 2014

2014 Adult Learn to Sail Programs Schedule

You must be a member to join the Adult Program Lessons or Clinics. Our Adult Learn to Sail program follows the Sail Canada curriculum.

See our Membership web page for more information & pricing on membership.  

Basic Membership starts at $40.00.

 

Course Description Dates Boat Used Fee Register

CanSail I

 Monday to Thursday

5pm to 9pm

An introduction to sailing

No experience required

Complete the course in 5 days and go sailing with us.

June 2-5

June 16-19

June 30 – July 3

July 14-17, 4-8pm

July 28 – July 31

Aug 11-14

Aug 25-28

Pirate Dinghy   $270 Register

CanSail I
 4 Monday Nights

5pm to 9pm

An introduction to sailing

No experience required

Course 1:
Monday 5-9pm
June 2, 9, 16, 23 

Course 2:
Mon 5-9pm
July 7,14,21,28 

Course 3:
Mon 5-9pm
Aug 11,18,25,
Sept 1 

Pirate Dinghy $270 Register

CanSail I

weekend Course,

An introduction to sailing

No experience required

 Course 1 July 5-6- 12-13

Course 2 Aug 2-3-9-10

12-4pm 

Pirate Dinghy  $270  Register 
CanSail II
4 Monday Nights

More advanced sailing skills

Pre-requisite: CanSail I or equivalent

Course 1:
Mon 5-9pm
July 7,14,21,28

Course 2:
Mon 5-9pm
Aug 11,18,25,
Sept 1 

Pirate Dinghy $270 Register

CanSail II

 Monday to Thursday

5pm to 8pm.

More advanced sailing skills

Pre-requisite: CanSail I or equivalent

June 23-26

July 7-10

July 21-24

Aug 4-7

Aug 18-21

Pirate Dinghy $270 Register

Laser Race Clinic

and 

BYOB Race Clinics  

(Bring Your Own Boat)

Race Skill Development
CanSail II or equivalent

Race experience an asset

Dates TBC 

Laser

Laser Radial

Laser 2

Tasar

Club Lasers are available on first come first serve basis

TBC Register

Private Lessons

Private lessons available from May 15th to October 31st

Lessons tailored to your goals maximum 2 people May 15th – Oct 31st Any club boat or your own $75/ hour

email or call 

604 902 4836

Adult Programs

CAN Sail I Course

Learn the basics of sailing with experienced instructors; The course will cover terminology, points of sail, knots, rigging, sail trim, tacking, gybing & boating safety including righting a capsized boat.

Monday nights course or weekend course, minimum 15 hours of instruction. 

Sail Canada CAN Sail I certification is possible upon successful demonstration of skills. The CanSail level is a nationwide standardized certification system.  

Click here for the CanSail I skills checklist 

CAN Sail II

Building on the skills learned in CAN Sail I, at the end of the course the student will be able skipper his own boat with confidence.
CAN Sail II will cover the following.

  • Mark roundings
  • Advanced sail trim
  • Boat Balance and Body positioning
  • Stop and accelerate. 
  • Righting a turtled boat.
  • Buidling confidence and independance. 

CanSail II certification is possible upon successful demonstration of skills.

Click here for the CanSail II skills checklist 

Race Clinics

The race clinics will cover the following:

  • Race Starts
  • Tactics
  • Boat handling skills
  • Mark Roundings
  • Video Analysis

TIME: Each day from 12-4pm

REGISTER: Contact head coach Francois Hebert directly at 604 902 4836 or email frankskisail @ gmail.com for any inquiries regarding the race clinics. 

Private Lessons

Private lessons tailored to you are available by request at $75.00 per person per hour. You must be a member in order to participate in any lesson program, including our private lessons.  Memberships start at $40.00 / year for an adult individual.   Please see our Membership page for more information on joining the WSA.

What to Bring

Students should bring the following items to the course every day:

1. Water and snack.  There is not food 
2. Hat, Sunglasses
3. Sunscreen
4. Towel
5. Change of Clothes
6. Old sneakers or water shoes.  Shoes must have a closed toe and heel.   Flip flops are not allowed!
7. Bathing suit.
8. Wind Breaker or waterproof jacket 
9.  Clothes appropriate for the weather of the day

 

For more information on any of our courses, please contact head coach Francois Hebert directly at 604 902 4836 or email info@whistlersailing.com