Courses

Registration begins April 1 2018!

***Schedule of sessions subject to change depending on number of registrants and instructor availability. Please email gibsonssailing@gmail.com with any questions.

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Introduction to Sailing

  • CANSail level 1 (2 week session)  is also a good choice for new sailors!

Ages 8 and up
This 1 week course introduces younger kids to sailing in a low key environment.  Participants will be working on many of the same skills taught in the full CANSail 1 program.

July 9-13
July 16-20
July 23-27
July 30-Aug 3
Aug 13-17
Aug 20-25

Cost: $260.00/week

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TEEN Sailing

  • CANSail 1 (2 week session)   BEST choice for new sailors!  No experience needed.

ages 13 and up
This fun 1 week course is a great introduction for new sailors as well as those with some experience.  Participants will be working on many of the skills taught in the CANSail program.

July 2-6

Cost: $260.00/week

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Basic Sailing

CANSail levels 1 & 2

CANsail 1 
This 2 week course teaches new sailors the basics of sailing in Laser-Picos and Optimist dingys.

CANsail 2 
This 2 week course builds on the basics of sailing (from CANsail 1) in Laser- Picos, Laser 4.7 and Optimist dingys.

July 9-20
July 23-August 3
August 13-25

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week  session

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Intermediate Sailing

 CANSail levels 3 & 4

CANSail 3 
This 2 week course is taught in Laser 4.7, Optis and double-handed club 420 dinghys and emphasizes boat speed and manoeuvring while introducing students to a racing environment that emphasizes technical accuracy over results.

CANSail 4

This 2 week course teaches advanced sailing skills, sail tuning, tactics and mental skills. Coaches help sailors achieve performance and personal goals. CANSail 4 is taught in Laser 4.7, Optis and double-handed club 429 dinghys. Additionally sailors are required to compete in a weekend regatta to complete the level.

July 23-August 3
August 13-25

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week session

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Advanced Sailing

 CANSail levels 4 & 5

Advanced Sailing incorporates the higher level sailing skills. Focus is on integrating boat handling and fast sailing skills with fun. Centered around the training camp atmosphere, sailors will refine advanced sailing skills and learn tactics, strategy, racing and regatta preparation.

$260 per week – 3 weeks open – best to register for minimum 2 weeks
July 3- 20

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