Start Keelboat Sailing

This is one of the entry levels in the series of Sail Canada courses on sailing keelboats and on Cruising. This course is the recommended starting point for individuals with minimal practical on water experience. This entry level course builds basic sailing skills with a focus on operation of the vessel as crew. Candidates completing this course will be able to competently contribute as crew to the operation of a keelboat in moderate daytime conditions. This standard is recommended for those with little boating or sailing experience that want to experience sailing on a keelboat and begin to build basic sailing skills in a relaxed environment and at a comfortable pace.

Objective: To be able to sail safely as crew of a sloop rigged keelboat 6 to 12 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in 5 – 20 knots (not gusting over 25 knots) of wind by day.

Prerequisite: None

Cost: $399 + HST

Prospectus:   Start_Keelboat_Sailing_April_15_2018_effective

After submitting your Enrollment information, you will receive a response back from Grassroots Sailing Centre within 2 days. If you do not please call 289-579-9920.

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