Adult Learn to Sail

Adult Learn to Sail Progam

This entry-level program is designed to bring sailing opportunities to adults looking to gain experience in the sport. The class sizes will be 6 adults max per session, giving you access to one-on-one learning with our CanSail certified instructors. This course will be based on the CanSail 1 and 2 curriculum and will be taught in NYC’s newest J24 keelboat as well as a 420 dinghy. Any questions can be directed to Georgina Hatcher at

To register for the program click here.


Basic Cruising CourseĀ 

Learn to sail a keelboat by yourself. This hands-on 27- hour program builds your confidence, introduces you to key concepts and develops your skills to sail on coastal waterways and charter boats up to 10 meters.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Sail Canada certificate for either Basic Keelboat Cruising Standards or Basic Keelboat Crew Standards.

Registration is available by calling or visiting Northern Yacht Club.

Cost: $450.00 + tax. Includes log book, textbook, study resources, and certification. Limited to 6 adults/course

The NYC offers two Basic Keelboat Cruising courses:
a. Starting July 19th (Fri. night, all day Sat. Sun. Mon.) b. Starting July 22nd (Mon. Wed. & Friday nights, all day Saturday & Sunday)

To register click here.

For more information email Dan Cloutier at