This Pirate Basic course is designed for teens that have never sailed before. The focus on is on learning basic sailing skills in a fun and safe environment. The course covers water safety, rigging, knots, seamanship and basic sailing maneuvers. Learning how to skipper and crew the boat builds teamwork and leadership skills. The Pirate dinghy is the boat used for the 13-18-year-olds and is usually sailed by 2 individuals for this course.
Participants may obtain Sail Canada certification (CANSail 1) if all skills are demonstrated during the course.