Adult Lessons

Our adult lessons, taught on either a Keelboat or Dinghy, allow you to learn to sail without owning a boat, receive creative and competent instruction, all while starting to experience a life long sport. We provide suitable course materials for mature students.
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Adult Dinghy 2020

$475 per session

Our dinghy lessons are taught to CANSail standards in our Echo and 420 class sailboats. These boats are some of the newest in the club's fleet, and are great to learn in. This course introduces sailors to sailing fundamentals such as balance in a sailboat, basic rigging, steering, points of sail, boat parts, sheeting & the skill set needed to sail a sloop rig boat. From the very basics of sailing right through to high level technical control, we have great equipment for you to learn to sail in.

Dinghy Times and Dates

Session 1:

6 nights, over two weeks. (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 6 pm to 9 pm

July 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 17th,

Fee is $475 per session plus HST.

$20 Ontario Sailing/Sail Canada Membership Fee will be added upon registration.

Session 2:

6 nights, over two weeks. (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 6 pm to 9 pm

August 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th

Fee is $475 per session plus HST.

$20 Ontario Sailing/Sail Canada Membership Fee will be added upon registration.

Hours: 6pm-9pm

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Adult Keelboat 2020

$TBD per session

The BSBC keel-boat lessons are taught aboard our club-owned Shark or Tanzer. Sailors will learn basic cruising skills consistent with the Sail Canada standards, such as boats, sail selection, Crew Overboard procedures, and anchoring. This course will also cover how to cruise safely in familiar water as skipper and crew on a sloop rigged boat  (6-10 meter) with an outboard engine.