Start Keelboat Sailing
Location of course: English Bay
Cost: $495. Includes course fee and workbook.

Objective

To be able to sail safely as crew of a sloop rigged keelboat 6 to 12 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in 5 – 20 knots of wind by day.

This 2 1/2 day course is an excellent introduction to keelboat sailing. Students must demonstrate their abilities in a variety of procedures including the points of sail, operating the boat under power, anchoring and the crew overboard rescue maneuver.

Resource Material

Sail Canada Basic Cruising Skills by Gillian West
Performance Sailing and Racing by Steve Colgate
source: copyright Sail Canada.