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

  • NOTE ** The CANSail level 1 (a 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 3-6

July 9-13
July 16-20
July 23-27
July 30-Aug 3
Aug 13-17
Aug 20-24

Cost: $260

$200 for July 3-6

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TEEN Sailing

  • NOTE** 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 3-6

Cost: $200   4 day session


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 13-24

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week  session


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 13-24

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week session


 


Advanced Sailing

 CANSail levels 5 & 6

 

This course if for Advanced Sailors that prefer to sail Lasers and 420’s, suited to the older and physically larger advanced students.

Participants are encouraged to compete in the Commodore’s Cup Regatta at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club at the end of August.

August 13-24

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week session


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