Have you always wanted to become a competent skipper? The Basic Cruising course is for you!
OBJECTIVE: To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both crew and skipper of a keelboat of 6 to 10 meters in moderate wind and sea conditions by day.
FORMAT: This course is taught over 2 weekends or 8 evenings. There are 4 students maximum on the boat (2 are required to run the course) and it will be taught on our 28 foot Aloha.
CERTIFICATIONS AWARDED: Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard. Students who require the Boating License (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) can also acquire it during this course for a $40.00 processing fee. This course is taught in conjunction with our Basic Crew course so there may be students of various skill levels in the course.
LOCATION: Kokanee Marina, 5110 BC-3A, Nelson, BC V1L 6N6
Basic Cruising Course 1
Basic Cruising course over 2 weekends (9 am to 4 pm): April 27 & 28 and May 4 & 5, 2019.
Basic Cruising Course 2
Basic Cruising course over 2 weekends (9 am to 4 pm): May 25 & 26 and June 1 & 2, 2019.
Basic Cruising Course 3
Basic Cruising course over 2 weekends (9 am to 4 pm): June 22 & 23 and June 29 & 30, 2019.