Drop In Programs

The Whistler Sailing Association has a mission to make sailing accessible for everyone. Our Community Open House Events are designed to create new sailors, build interest and share our sport with the community. 

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic we have not scheduled any community drop in or open house events , please check in for updates.

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
  • Try sailing as a crew member on a pirate sailboat
  • 16+, teenagers must be accompanied by an adult
  • Have fun!!

Note:  No experience required and all sailing abilities are welcome. 

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 Sailing Program

Our Supervised Sail 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! 

Dates & Times:

  • Saturday Supervised Sail will begin on in July 2020, exact dates will be posted when they become available. 


  • Pirate sailboat – $20 per person for Basic, Racing and Storage Members.
  • Hobie Sailboat – $30 per person for Basic, Racing and Storage Members.
  • Included for Season Pass Holders. (Must purchase Hobie Upgrade for use of Hobie). Kids 12 and under are Free.

Note: Each participant must sign a Waiver at Registration. 

Wednesday Night Race Series

Join our members for an evening of friendly 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 race committee.  

Dates:  First Race of season June 17 2020. Please note spring racing series is cancelled due to Covid-19.  

Time: Races start at 6:15 pm sharp, Rig between 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 per person for Basic Members. Included for Racing, Storage and Season Pass Members. 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