Drop In Programs


Drop-In Sailing Programs for Non-Members on Sundays and Tuesdays

The Whistler Sailing Association has a mission to make sailing accessible for everyone. Our Beginner Drop-In 
program is designed to create new sailors, build interest and share our sport with the community. 

This is a great opportunity for locals to:

  • Meet coaches and members of the Whistler Sailing Association
  • Learn about Whistler Sailing, our programs and membership optionsWhistler Sailing-026
  • Acquire new sailing skills
  • Gain experience as  crew on a pirate sailboat
  • 16+, teenagers must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Have fun!!
Note:  No experience required and All sailing abilities are welcome. This is a beginner program to offer “a taste” of sailing. Please limit yourself to 1 Drop-In programs and ask our Instructors about what is next!


  • Sunday Drop In Sailing will begin on June 11th 2017 and end on September 11th 2017
  • Tuesday Drop in Sailing will begin on June 20th 2017 and end on September 13th 2017.


Sundays: 11:00 – 1:30 pm

Tuesdays: 5:00 – 7:30 pm 

Cost$20 per person 


Note: Each participant must sign a Waiver at Registration. 

Online Registration Click Here


Drop-In Programs for Members 

As a Club, we encourage memberships and offer a very reasonable Basic membership for $20. With a Basic Membership and some sailing experience you are welcome to join our Member Drop-In Programs listed below. 

Saturday Supervised Sail 

Our Saturday Supervised Sail (SSS) is designed for experienced sailors and members wishing to sail in a supervised environment. Come sailing with the ease of having a coach on hand to help rig, launch and provide safety on the water. The Coach will not be available to teach beginner lessons, you must know how to sail! 


  • Saturday Supervised Sail (SSS) will begin on June 10th and end on September 9th


Cost: $20 per person for Basic, Racing and Storage (use of pirates) Members. Free for Season Pass Holders. Kids 12 and under are Free 

Time: Saturday’s from 1-4 pm 

  • Check-in, Registration and boat Rigging:  1-1:30
  • Briefing 1:30-1:45
  • Boat Launch 1:45
  • On the water 1:45-3:30
  • De-rig 3:30- 4:00

Note: Each participant must sign a Waiver at Registration. 

Online Registration Click Here


Wednesday Night Race Series

Join the coaches and members for an evening of racing. Locals will be paired up with an experienced racing member. The goal of the evening is to have fun while developing racing tactics as captain or crew. Bragging rights may be earn by those crossing the finish line first or last! Post racing BBQ or Apres with a Debrief from the coaches. 


Dates:  Wednesday May 17th to Wednesday September 6th 2017

Time: The Races Start at 6:15 pm sharp, Rig between 5:30-6:00 

Cost: $20 per person for Basic Members. Free for Racing, Storage and Season Pass Holders. Kids 12 and under are Free


For more details on Wednesday Night Racing please go to the  Racing Page


Looking For Kids Drop-In Programs? Check out our Kids Programs Page!


Whistler Sailing Association
6468 Balsam Way
Whistler, BC, V0N 1B6

604 229-2291