Courses

**We will be operating at less than our usual capacity in consideration of Social Distancing.  Register early to avoid disappointment!

Note: Schedule of sessions subject to change depending on Covid Restrictions and/or number of registrants and instructor availability. Please email gibsonssailing@gmail.com with any questions.

Introduction to Sailing

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

Ages 8 and up

Sailors will meet each day at Dougal Park in lower Gibsons at 9:00 am. Please pick up at 3:00 pm.

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.

June 28 – July 2
July 5-9
July 12-16
July 19-23
July 26-30
Aug 9-13
Aug 16-20

Cost: $260

TEEN Sailing – Ages 13 and up

No experience needed.  Sailors will meet each day at Dougal Park in lower Gibsons at 10:00 am. Please pick up at 4:00 pm.

This fun 1 week session is great for teens before they go off to their summer jobs or travels.

June 28 – July 2

Cost: $260  5 day session

Basic Sailing

CANSail levels 1 & 2
CANsail 1

Sailors will meet each day at Dougal Park in lower Gibsons at 9:30 am. Please pick up at 3:30 pm.

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

July 5-16  This 2 week session is FULL, if you register we will gladly add you to a Waitlist
July 19-30
Aug 9-20

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 5-16  This 2 week session is FULL, if you register we will gladly add you to a Waitlist
July 19-30
Aug 9-20

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week  session

Intermediate/Advanced Sailing

CANSail levels 3, 4 and 5
CANSail 3

Sailors will meet each day at Dougal Park in lower Gibsons at 10:00 am. Please pick up at 4:00 pm.

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.

July 5-16
July 19-30

August 9-20

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 420 dinghys.

July 5-16
July 19-30

August 9-20

CANSail 5

This is a race training course for Advanced Sailors who prefer to sail Lasers and 420’s. Sailors are required to compete in a weekend regatta to complete the level.

July 5-16
July 19-30

August 9-20

Cost: $520.00 per 2 week session