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Keelboat Learn to Sail

Start Keelboat Sailing Course

Available to NYC Members

Perfect for the first-time sailor. During our 18-hour introductory program step aboard a Flying Tiger 7.5 keelboat and learn active crew fundamentals. Topics include; basic boat handling, boat parts and terminology, what safety equipment your boat needs, what to do should someone go overboard, basic weather and many other skills that will insure you enjoy your time on the water. Materials and certification are included.

Upon successful completion you will be awarded Sail Canada’s Start Keelboat Sailing Standard.

Start Keelboat Sailing Course Schedule:

  • *COURSE FULL!* Session 2: Friday 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday & Sunday 9 am to 5 pm, July 15, 16 & 17, 2016
  • Session 3: Friday 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday & Sunday 9 am to 5 pm, August 5, 6 & 7, 2016

Course Fee:

$399.00 + HST + NYC Membership

Click Here to complete the NYC Membership Application, Introductory Crew recommended.

Registration:

2016 Registration Form Adult Keelboat LTS

Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email Samantha Glass at programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 if you have any questions!


Basic Cruising Course

Available to NYC Members

Learn to crew and skipper a keelboat by yourself. This 28-hour comprehensive course is designed to build comfort and introduce key concepts to first-time sailors. Develop the skills needed to sail on coastal waterways and charter boats in vacation destinations. Materials and certification included.

Upon successful completion you will be awarded Sail Canada’s Basic Cruising Standard.

Basic Cruising Course Schedule:

  • Session 5: Saturdays & Sundays 9 am to 5 pm – July 23, 24, 30 & 31, 2016
  • Session 6: Saturdays & Sundays 9 am to 5 pm – Aug 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2016

Course Fee:

$729.00 + HST + NYC Membership

Click Here to complete the NYC Membership Application, Introductory Crew recommended.

Registration:

2016 Registration Form Adult Keelboat LTS

Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email Samantha Glass at programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 if you have any questions!


Basic Keelboat Racing Course

Available to NYC Members

The next step to your boating education! This 28-hour course builds on the basics and introduces advanced racing skills. Topics include: racing rules, race management procedures and tactics. Materials and certification included.

Upon successful completion you will be awarded Sail Canada’s Basic Keelboat Racing Standard.

Basic Keelboat Racing Course Schedule:

  • Session 2: Saturdays & Sundays 9 am to 5 pm – August 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2016

Course Fee:

$729.00 + HST + NYC Membership

Click Here to complete the NYC Membership Application, Introductory Crew recommended.

Registration:

2016 Registration Form Adult Keelboat LTS

Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email Samantha Glass at programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 if you have any questions!


Keelboat Spinnaker Course

Available to NYC Members

Advance your sailing skills and learn to use a spinnaker during this weekend course. Course topics include: terminology, rigging and trim techniques for sailing under spinnaker.

Keelboat Spinnaker Course Schedule:

  • Session 2: Saturday & Sunday 9 am to 5 pm – August 13 & 14, 2016

Course Fee:

$459.00 + HST + NYC Membership

Click Here to complete the NYC Membership Application, Introductory Crew recommended.

Registration:

2016 Registration Form Adult Keelboat LTS

Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email Samantha Glass at programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 if you have any questions!