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General Information

Welcome to the 2017 BIYC Learn to Sail registration page. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION in now in effect. Register now to take advantage of your early-bird registration discount, ends June 1, 2017. 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 $50 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. $50 discount off your second week and each additional week thereafter. 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

 

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 04 to Jul 07, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $215.00

Jul 17 to Jul 21, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Jul 31 to Aug 04, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 14 to Aug 18, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 21 to Aug 25, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00
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 04 to Jul 07, 2017

11 remaining add to order ... $215.00

Jul 17 to Jul 21, 2017

11 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 08 to Aug 11, 2017

11 remaining add to order ... $215.00
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 10 to Jul 14, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Jul 24 to Jul 28, 2017

11 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 14 to Aug 18, 2017

11 remaining add to order ... $275.00
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 31 to Aug 04, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 21 to Aug 25, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00
Sail Away / Fun Week (Ages 8+)

Seafarers of varying abilities are invited to SAIL AWAY from Tunstall Bay to points west and north all week long! The focus will be fun sailing games & adventures in a variety of sailboat types. Building on previously learned fundamental skills, this camp offers opportunities outside of the CANSail curriculum with no certifications given. Open to all sailors ages 8-16 who have previously completed a minimum of CANSail 1 or WetFeet 2 and are comfortable independently sailing an Opti. Sailors will be grouped appropriately to accommodate all ages and abilities. This is a Day Camp and we will be returning to Tunstall Bay each afternoon where parents will collect their children at 4 p.m. each day.

Aug 21 to Aug 25, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00
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 10 to Jul 14, 2017

10 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Jul 24 to Jul 28, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $275.00

Aug 08 to Aug 11, 2017

12 remaining add to order ... $215.00
Bowen Island Yacht Club

Bowen Island Yacht Club

Bowen Island Greater Vancouver, Bowen Island

Cindy De Connick

555-555-5555