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.
FEE: $595.00 (off-season Apr 1 – May 31 & Oct 1 – Nov 1); $695.00 (peak season Jun 1 – Sep 30)
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 5: Sep 22 & 23, 2018 and Sep 29 & 30, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Fee: $695.00
Basic Cruising Course 6: Oct 13 & 14 , 2018 and Oct 20 & 21, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Fee: $595.00
SAILING COURSE PROGRESSION