Basic Cruise and Learn - Sailing

Our most popular course!  An introduction to crewing and skippering.

 

Perfect for new or novice sailors. You will learn the Sail Canada - Basic Cruising Standard, Pleasure Craft Operator Card and the Marine Radio Operator w/ Digital Selective Calling Certificate. 

On this 5 day cruising course (min-length of course can be extended) you will learn about and live aboard our 45' keelboat and learn

the positions of crew and skipper. A combination of 'class afloat' and practical skills will be experienced. Learn to sail, learn to cruise, great meals, fantastic scenery and locations.

Certifications require both proven practical skills and written examinations. 

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Introduction to Boating

Great for new or novice boaters.

 

An introduction for new boaters to the safe practices prior to and when preparing to leave the dock, while underway, and when returning to dock. This standard will be taught while under power.

During this 1 day course out of North Saanich Marina in Sidney, you will learn the

Sail Canada - Introduction to Boating Standard with both 'class afloat' and practical exercises. 

A great way to get a taste for boating and see if it's for you! 

Start Keelboat Sailing

Great for new or novice boaters with a desire to sail larger boats.

 

A great starting point for those with minimal practical on water experience. This entry level course builds basic sailing skills with a focus on operation of the vessel as crew. Recommended for those with little boating or sailing experience that want to experience sailing on a keelboat while building basic sailing skills in a relaxed environment and comfortable pace.

During this 2 day course you will learn the Sail Canada - Start Keel Boat Standard with both

'class afloat' and practical exercises. 

Build those sailing skills as you go up in boat size.

Certification requires both proven practical skills and a written examination.

Basic Crew (Cruise and Learn)- Sailing

Great for new or novice boaters with a desire to sail larger boats.

 

This entry level course builds basic sailing skills with a focus on operation of the vessel as crew. Recommended for those with little boating or sailing experience that want to experience sailing on a keelboat while building basic sailing skills in a relaxed environment and comfortable pace.

During this 5 day course you will learn the Sail Canada - Basic Crew Standard with both 'class afloat' and practical exercises. 

Build those sailing skills as you go up in boat size.

Certification requires both proven practical skills and a written examination. 

Call us... 

1-403-828-4663

brentbezugley@gmail.com

Flexible course dates

Sailing is a 12 month sport, depending your your adventure level. Contact us to discuss your schedule and adventure level. 

Location

s/v Global Explorer is located at the 

Sidney North Saanich Marina

1949 Marina Way, North Saanich, BC. V8L 6B3

If you would like to book your course now or have any questions or comments, please drop me a message.

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