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General Information

Welcome to the 2018 BIYC Learn to Sail registration page. Select your program(s) from the list below and use a credit card for payment. To pay by cheque, send us an email for instruction. Full refund minus $75 registration fee given if cancelled 14 days prior to start of camp. Without exception, NO REFUNDS will be given for cancellations made 14 days or less prior to the start of a course or during the course. $25 discount off your second week and each additional week thereafter. Registration fee includes annual BIYC membership which comes with $25 discount. We will always try to accommodate Private or Semi-Private lessons. Please contact us directly for more information.

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Send any questions to biycsailtraining@gmail.com

 

Discounts

The following discounts may be automatically applied to your entire purchase:

  • $25.00 off if purchase is made before Sat Jun 01, 2019
CANSail 1 (Ages 10+)

CANSail 1 introduces children to the sport of sailing in a fun and safe environment. Sailors learn a variety of skills including boat safety, sailing basics, terminology and knots. Students sail individually and in pairs providing opportunities for friends to sail together and to make new friends. No previous experience is necessary for CANSail 1. A minimum of one week of sailing is required to complete this level.

Jul 08 to Jul 12, 2019

9 left (waitlist available)

Jul 22 to Jul 26, 2019

12 left (waitlist available)

Aug 06 to Aug 09, 2019

12 left (waitlist available)

Aug 19 to Aug 23, 2019

12 left (waitlist available)
CANSail 2/3 A (Ages 11+)

CANSail 2 offers young sailors the opportunity to review and master skills previously learned in CANSail 1, focusing on man overboard rescues, right of way rules and treating hypothermia. CANSail 3 introduces backwards sailing, roll tacking and surfing. Students sail in pairs providing opportunities for friends to sail together and to make new friends. Completion of CANSail 1 is required to register in CANSail 2, and CANSail 2 completion is required to register in CANSail 3. ********A minimum of two weeks of sailing is required to complete each level. To complete the level, sign up for CANSail 2/3 B also.

Jul 02 to Jul 05, 2019

9 left (waitlist available)

Jul 15 to Jul 19, 2019

10 left (waitlist available)

Aug 06 to Aug 09, 2019

9 left (waitlist available)
CANSail 2/3 B (Ages 11+)

Now offering more schedule flexibility! CANSail 2/3 A MUST be scheduled BEFORE the CANSail 2/3B class. Choose from any of the CANSail 2/3 B classes as your schedule allows. ******CANSail 2 and CANSail 3 require 2 weeks of sailing to complete the level so an A and a B course must be taken to finish the level. Remember to take a $50 discount for signing up for 2 weeks of sailing!

Jul 08 to Jul 12, 2019

7 left (waitlist available)

Jul 22 to Jul 26, 2019

11 left (waitlist available)

Aug 12 to Aug 16, 2019

12 left (waitlist available)
CANSail 4 + Advanced (Ages 13+)

Completion of CANSail 3 is required to register for this course. CANSail 4 sailors will apply and consolidate skills previously learned in CANSail 3, as well as learn rudderless sailing, trapeze and advanced theory. For sailors who have completed CANSail 4, CANSail Advanced will offer fun opportunities and CANSail 5 skills including sailing tactics & strategy, team racing, and daily adventures. A great way to continue the enjoyment of sailing! A minimum of two weeks of sailing is required to complete each level.

Jul 29 to Aug 02, 2019

9 left (waitlist available)

Aug 19 to Aug 23, 2019

10 left (waitlist available)
WetFeet 1/2/3 (ages 7-10)

Wet Feet 1 sailors are introduced to new skills in small groups using games and interactive lessons on land and on water. Wet Feet 2 sailors consolidate and master skills previously learned in Wet Feet 1 and are introduced to more challenging skills such as rigging, points of sail and knots. Wet Feet 3 offers even more in-depth skill training. Optimist sailboats are perfectly sized for this age group, allowing friends to share sailing games both on and off the water. A great opportunity to continue the enjoyment of sailing in the younger crowd. Wet Feet is taught as a combined skill level class, where sailors in all three levels learn together. No previous sailing experience is necessary for Wet Feet 1.

Jul 02 to Jul 05, 2019

6 left (waitlist available)

Jul 15 to Jul 19, 2019

8 left (waitlist available)

Jul 29 to Aug 02, 2019

5 left (waitlist available)

Aug 12 to Aug 16, 2019

5 left (waitlist available)
Bowen Island Yacht Club

Bowen Island Yacht Club

Bowen Island Greater Vancouver, Bowen Island

Margo Osinski

604-349-8566