Learn to sail.
Starlight Sailing Adventures
Have fun while you learn.
Introduction to Sailing
You can start with the 3 to 4 hour Introduction to Sailing/ Boating course where you will learn safety, leaving and returning to the dock. The rest of the time we will be out sailing and you can get a feel for what it is like to sail or just practice up on your long forgotten skills.
Basic Cruising (Part 1)
This is one of the entry levels in the series of Sail Canada courses on sailing keelboats and on cruising, Two days on the water learning the basics. Good for individuals with minimal practical on water experience. This entry level course builds basic sailing skills with a focus on operation of the vessel as competent crew.
Standard (Part 2)
3-day (Part 2) or 5- day Cruise and Learn (Part 1 and 2). Basic Cruising Standard (Day Skipper) Can be three days in a row or three days one week apart for locals. If you want to go for a liveaboard cruise and learn the same things try the 5-day Cruise and Learn but spend more time on the water.
Goal: To be able to cruise safely in local waters as both skipper and crew in moderate wind and sea conditions by day.
Intermediate Cruising Standard
5 – days and 4 nights Bareboat Skipper Course on the water cruising on the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Southern Gulf Islands. With the ultimate goal of being able to cruise safely in local waters as both skipper and crew in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. This course is designed for those with experience on cruising sailboats in tidal waters.
Learn to Sail &
Have fun doing it!
We are here to introduce you to sailing and cruising, in our sailboats or yours. Learn to sail during our day classes and practice sails, three day condensed courses or come and cruise for a 5 day trip. You will leave with your Basic Cruising Certificate, Coastal Navigation, Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC) and VHF Marine Radio (ROC-M (DSC))
If you want to take the courses and learn basic sailing skills. We are available to help you get your, new to you, boat home from the place you bought it. Find out about the full list of courses we offer here.
Meet the Fleet
We have two boats available (or we can do it on your boat) so that we can meet your schedule. Starlight our Aloha 32, Is mostly used for the 5 day trips but is also available for day trips and three day courses, Prime Time our Catalina 27 is available for day trips and 3 day courses. Find out more.