Intermediate Cruising

Are you looking to charter a boat or get into boat ownership? Then the Intermediate Cruising course is for you!

OBJECTIVE: To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sailing yacht of 8 – 12 meters in moderate wind and sea conditions by day.  The standard emphasizes on-the-water skills at a level acceptable for extended cruises in coastal and inland waters and for bareboat chartering.

FORMAT: This course is taught over 5 days (Sunday evening to Friday afternoon). There are 4 students maximum on the boat. A full boat (4 students) is required to run this course.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Cruising Standard, VHF Marine Radio License, Boating License, and the Basic Navigation course.


INCLUDES: ashore & afloat instruction, course text books, certification & exam fees, provisioning, moorage fees.

CERTIFICATIONS AWARDED: Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising Standard

LOCATION: Granville Island Marina


2019 course schedule will be available by March 2019

Download the Intermediate Cruising Student Notes March 2018


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