Basic Cruising Course

Available with Membership
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 or the Basic Crew Standard.

2019 Course Schedule:
Session 1: Sat. & Sun. from 9 AM to 5 PM – May 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2019 *FULL*
Session 2: Sat. & Sun. from 9 AM to 5 PM – June 1, 2, 8 & 9, 2019 *1 SPACE LEFT*
Session 3: Sat. & Sun. from 9 AM to 5 PM – July 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2019 *4 SPACES LEFT*
Session 4: Sat. & Sun. from 9 AM to 5 PM – September 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019
Course Fee:
Basic Cruising Course - $729 + HST
Basic Cruising Package - Including PCOC and Marine Radio Licenses - $829 + HST


Register Now

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.

Membership is required in order to participate in this course, Introductory Crew Membership recommended. Find out more about membership.
 

Intermediate Cruising Course

Advance your sailing skills in our live aboard course. Students will learn to skipper and crew a keelboat by day in unfamiliar waters, while building the skills and experience needed for live-aboard cruises and bareboat charters.

Participants in this course will gain practical experience in provisioning, sail selection, sailing maneuvers, mooring and anchoring, docking and more during a four-day cruise to a nearby sailing destination – such as Port Dalhousie or Bronte (weather dependent).

Upon successful completion you will be awarded Sail Canada’s Intermediate Cruising Standard or the Intermediate Crew Standard.

Pre-requisites for this course are: Sail Canada Basic Crew or Cruising Standard (or equivalent), Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation Standard, ROC(M) - VHF with DSC and PCOC. 

2019 Course Schedule:

Session 1: Tuesday to Sunday - Live Aboard Course - July 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21, 2019

Course Fee:
$1999 + HST

Register Now

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.

Membership is required in order to participate in this course, Introductory Crew Membership recommended. Find out more about membership.