Introduction to Sailing
3 to 4 hours
$ 150/ person
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. Start your Sail Canada Accreditation now with this class. Returning for practice sails is at a reduced rate. So come often!
Availability & Dates
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See if Sailing is for you.
Learn the basics or come practice
Just come for the sail and relaxation
Add on option: Bag lunch from Road to Sooke Cafe
What to bring?
Non Scuffing footwear. Boat shoes, Teva-type sandals or tennis shoes. (to see if it scuffs if you take it off and slide an edge of the sole on paper)
Foul weather/Rain gear, fleece jacket, windbreaker and a sweater layer is good, during summer rain gear is usually not needed.
Sunglasses with safety string and side protection, sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher), and a cell phone or camera.’
Basic Cruising Standard
3-day or 5- day Cruise and Learn. 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 ono 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.