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Adult Dinghy Learn to Sail

Adult Dinghy: CANSail 1&2

Open to Non-Members

Over four weeks, learn to sail a small responsive boat. The Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 program takes you through key sailing concepts: balance, propulsion and direction. National Yacht Club proudly offers this program in our fleet of C420s, easy to use, 14-foot instructional sailboats. Whether you’re a beginner or want to brush up on skills from the past, this course will be both challenging and rewarding. Don’t miss the boat, sign up today!

2018 CANSail 1&2 Course Schedule:

  • Session A: Saturdays from 9 AM to 4 PM – June 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2018 *4 SPOTS LEFT*
  • Session B: Mon. & Wed. from 6 PM to 9 PM – June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27, 2018 *3 SPOTS LEFT*
  • Session C: Saturdays from 9 AM to 4 PM – July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2018
  • Session D: Sundays from 9 AM to 4 PM – July 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2018
  • Session E: Mon. & Wed. from 6 PM to 9 PM – July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & Aug. 1, 2018 *FULL*
  • Session F: Saturdays from 9 AM to 4 PM – August 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2018 *2 SPOTS LEFT*
  • Session G: Mon. & Wed. from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM – August 7*, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29, 2018

*due to holiday Monday session moved to Tuesday

Course Fee:

  • $490 + HST

Please click on the link above and fill out the registration form. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Club Office, faxed to 416-260-8780 or emailed to programs@thenyc.com.

Questions?: Call Programs & Marketing Coordinator Amelia Leeksma at 416-260-8686 ext 32.


 

Adult Dinghy: CANSail 3&4

Open to Non-Members

Over four weeks, improve your dinghy sailing and seamanship. The Sail Canada CANSail 3&4 program includes training in advanced boat handling, sail theory and terminology. Instructors also introduce the theory and practical training to fly spinnaker. National Yacht Club’s C420s are the ideal training vessels to work on intermediate dinghy sailing skills and this program is the natural continuation of the Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 standards. Participants must have completed CANSail level 2 or be able to demonstrate CANSail 2 level skills in order to register for this program.

2018 CANSail 3&4 Course Schedule:
  • Session A3: Sundays from 9 AM to 4 PM – June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018 *3 SPOTS LEFT*
  • Session B3: Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm – August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2018 *1 SPOT LEFT*

Please note: Although this course covers CANSail 3&4 material, it may be difficult to achieve either level in a single session.

Course Fee:

  • $490 + HST

Please click on the link above and fill out the registration form. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Club Office, faxed to 416-260-8780 or emailed to programs@thenyc.com.

Questions?: Call Programs & Marketing Coordinator Amelia Leeksma at 416-260-8686 ext 32.


Private Lessons

Open to Non-Members

If none of our other courses fit your schedule or you want to book a session tailored to you, we also do private lessons! Get one-on-one coaching, practice specific skills or work on elements required to complete a CANSail level. Just let us know what you want to learn!

Private lessons, semi-private lessons for two or even a private group lesson for groups of 3+ are all options. Contact us with your group size, your experience level and your preferred lesson date and time and we will try to set up a session.

Please note: Bookings are dependent on instructor and boat availability and lessons must be a minimum of 3 hours.

Fees:

  • Private Lesson - $50 + HST per hour
  • Semi Private Lesson - $30 + HST per hour for each person
  • Private Group Lesson - $25 + HST per hour for each person

Please click on the link above and fill out the registration form. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Club Office, faxed to 416-260-8780 or emailed to programs@thenyc.com.

Questions?: Call Programs & Marketing Coordinator Amelia Leeksma at 416-260-8686 ext 32.