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Youth Sailing & Racing School

2015 Programs NOW AVAILABLE for Registration!

Please drop off completed registration forms to the club office, or e-mail them to

Welcome to the National Yacht Club Sailing and Racing School

The National Yacht Club’s Sailing & Racing School is a FUN and AFFORDABLE Sail Canada accredited summer camp that offers introductory to advanced racing programs for ages seven and up. Top-notch CANSail certified instructors introduce kids to dinghy sailing fundamentals through games, interactive lessons and of course getting out on the water!

The S&RS offers a complete learn to sail curriculum including CANSail levels 1 through 6, Chutes & Wires as well as a competitive race team. Classes are taught on club owned boats including Optis and 420s. Off the water activities include exploring the Toronto Island beaches and neighbouring parks, exciting games, arts and crafts and much more! At the end of each session parents are invited to come down for the day and watch their kids sail or even go out in the boat with them! With its convenient downtown Toronto location National Yacht Club is easily accessible by both car and public transportation.

To provide fun, affordable and safe sailing instruction that meets Sail Canada standards and emphasizes performance in sailing as well as life long participation in the sport.

Since the National Yacht Club Sailing & Racing School’s inception in 1955 its aim has been to produce first-rate sailors through quality instruction and enjoyment of the sport. NYC S&RS alumni have gone on to become CANSail instructors, compete as members of the provincial and national sailing teams and at the Olympics.

For more information regarding the National Yacht Club Sailing & Racing School please contact:

Samantha Glass at or 416-260-8686 ext.27

Please note:
All courses and materials are subject to HST.