Sailing Program 2022

Sailing Program Handout 2022

(Born in 2015 or earlier)
This program is designed for youth aged 6-9 and is conducted by our senior coaches. It introduces our youngest sailors to open water and boating safety in a fun and safe learning environment. Whether they are on a short fun sailing ride or having a sandcastle contest on the sandbar, these young sailors will learn that being safe on the water is part of the fun. Recommend completion of Beginner Gliders.

Fee: $90 / Student
Length: 2 weeks / 4 sessions
Offered: M&Th or Tu&F (9:00-11:00)

(Born in 2013 or earlier)

This program is designed for youth aged 8-10. It introduces boating safety and basic sailing skills in a safe and fun environment with our new Laser Bugs, a smaller and beginner-oriented sailboat.. The age specific curriculum introduces sailors to water safety along with how to sit, balance, and move properly in a boat with the end goal of preparing sailors for our RS Quest fleet.

Fee: $250 / Boat
Length: 1 month / 8 sessions
Offered: M&Th or Tu&F (11:00-2:00 or 2:00-5:00)

(Born in 2011 or earlier)

Sail Green is the first course in our CANSail program. Sail Green is designed for young sailors who are looking for a fun introduction to the CANSail levels 1 and 2. This course will touch on safety, knots, basic sailing skills, and maneuvers that are covered in the Sail Canada curriculum. With a high focus on safety, sailors will improve their sailing abilities while having fun in the course.

Fee: $320 / Student
Length: 2 weeks / 10 sessions
Offered: Weeks 1-2, 5-6, (3:00-6:00),
Weeks 3-4, 7-8 (9:00-12:00)

(Born in 2010 or earlier)

Sail Green (CANSail 1 and 2) is a prerequisite for Sail Gold. This course is designed for sailors to learn CANSail levels 3-4. This course encourages sailors to integrate the fundamentals of boat handling with the tactics and strategy used in the racing environment. This is the ideal course for those who are looking to expand on their sailing skills and knowledge and maybe even work towards joining our coaching staff.

Fee: $320/Student
Length: 2 weeks / 10 sessions
Offered: weeks 1-2, 5-6, (9:00-12:00)
weeks 3-4, 7-8 (3:00-6:00)

(Born 2010 or earlier)

New times for 2022! This course is a more focussed dive into the competitive aspects of sailing. Sailors will get the opportunity to apply many of the techniques taught in Sail Gold in a competitive environment, with an emphasis on boat rigging & trimming, race strategy, and tactics. Sail Green (CANSail 1 and 2) is a prerequisite for Quest Racing. The July and August regattas provide the ideal environment for sailors to implement their skills.

Fee: $320 / Student
Length: 2 weeks / 10 sessions
Offered: weeks 3-4, 7-8, (12:00-3:00)

(Born in 2012 or earlier)

This is a course designed to introduce sailing in a family-oriented environment for those new to the sailing community. This program will build confidence in the boats and basic sailing skills, while experiencing some spectacular sunsets on the water. Each family will have their own boat and work closely with our CANSail certified coaches to have a fun and safe experience on the water.

Fee: $275/Family (up to four members)
Length: 1 week/4 sessions
Offered: weeks (evenings) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 (6:00-8:30)
All family members and participants attending the Family Sail course must stay consistent throughout the week.

(Minimum age 19)

Beginners and experienced sailors are welcome. This course is for those interested in learning or expanding on their sailing and racing knowledge in a relaxed social environment. Sessions will begin with an optional lesson, and sailors will put their skills to the test in a fun racing environment.

Fee: $115 / Participant
Length: 4 weeks / 4 sessions
Offered: Wednesdays, Weeks 1-4, 5-8 (6:00-8:30)

(Born in 2007 or earlier)

This leaders program is designed for sailing students who have completed their CANSail 3 and s a prerequisite for becoming a CBSC Sailing Coach. This course will fine tune our leaders’ sailing abilities as well as teach the basics of lesson planning, coaching safety, class control, and teaching sailing lessons. The program consists of 5 days of training in addition to weekly meetings and volunteer work.

Fee: $110 / Student
Offered: July 5-9 (Week 1, 12:00-2:00)



Our one-on-one coaching is one of the most effective ways to learn both sailing and sup at every level.

Private Lesson Inquiries: Email to inquire about pricing and to reserve a time, and then pay though your ActiveNet account.

(Minimum age 14, or 8 with an adult)

Come out and enjoy a sail or paddle from 12:00-4:00pm every Saturday and Sunday. Please note, for Free Paddle, you must have completed our Paddle Board Orientation (or another set of Paddle Board Lessons) at CBSC to have access to sign out the CBSC paddle boards for this activity. Additionally, you must have completed a Family Sail, or Sail Green course to sign out sailboats. It is mandatory that all sailors and paddle boarders bring their own lifejackets.


This summer, CBSC will be running two club regattas where sailors can demonstrate and implement the sailing skills they have been learning in their classes. It is also a great opportunity to meet other club members and spend some time on the water in Crescent Beach. We offer races for all sailing abilities, including races for advanced sailors, beginner sailors, families, and adults.

  • July Regatta: Sunday, July 24
  • August Regatta: Saturday, August 20th


(Born in 2006 or earlier)

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to CBSC requirements or work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

Fee: $120/Student
Offered: June 11-12 (10:00-5:00)

RED CROSS CPR Recertification
(Born in 2006 or earlier)

Red Cross first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) recertification skills for those who need training due to CBSC requirements or work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

Fee: $70/Student
Offered: June 14 (5:00PM-9:00PM)