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Basic Cruising Standard

$550.00$850.00

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Island Yacht Club/Spoke on the Water is your destination for sailing. Learn to sail at one of the most beautiful private yacht clubs in Toronto, and get to know your Cottage in the City!

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Product Description

Members and non-members are welcome to learn the skills necessary to skipper a keelboat, so call yourself Captain and sign-up! Upon successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a Sail Canada designation, which is internationally recognized by sailing associations and charter companies alike.

Basic Cruising Standard

This Sail Canada standard teaches you everything needed to safely and efficiently skipper a keelboat 6-10 meters in length by day. 80% of your time will be spent on the water practicing key skills to boost your confidence on the water. These skills include but are not limited to:

  • Boat handling under sail & power
  • Terminology
  • Safety equipment and procedures
  • Understanding weather
  • Basic navigation and chart work
  • Anchoring and docking under power
  • Reefing
  • Knots
  • Rules of the road
  • Crew-Overboard procedures

Our small class sizes maximize your time at the helm. Each course runs over two weekends, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard.

http://www.sailing.ca/files/Basic_Cruise_March_31_2011_effective3.pdf

Course Schedule

2017 Basic Cruising Course Schedule:

Session A: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – May 6, 7, 13, and 14

Session B: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – May 20, 21, 27, and 28

Session C: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – June 3, 4, 10, and 11

Session D: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – June 17, 18, 24, and 25

Session E: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – July 1, 2, 8, and 9

Session F: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – July 15, 16, 22, and 23

Session G: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – July 29 and 30, August 5 and 6

Session H: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – August 12, 13, 19, and 20

Session I: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – August 26 and 27, September 2 and 3

Session J: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm – September 9, 10, 16, and 17