2021 Adult Dinghy Update - Registration Opening Soon!
To facilitate social distancing for COVID-19 we are asking participants to sign up with a sailing partner from within their "social circle". Additionally, several COVID-19 protocols have been implemented, which include the requirement of wearing a facial covering and completion of daily screening form.

CANSail 1&2 - Beginner Course

No Membership Required

Over four weeks, learn to sail a small responsive boat. The Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 program takes you through key sailing concepts: balance, propulsion and direction. National Yacht Club proudly offers this program in our fleet of C420s, easy to use, 14-foot instructional sailboats. Whether you’re a beginner or want to brush up on skills from the past, this course will be both challenging and rewarding. Don’t miss the boat, sign up today!

Please Note: Although theoretical material from both CANSail 1 and CANSail 2 levels is covered during the course, there is no garuntee that participants will acheive both levels.

2021 Course Schedule:
Coming Soon!
Course Fee:
TBA

To inquire about 2021 programming please email programs@thenyc.com or call 416-260-8686 ext 32.

CANSail 3&4 - Intermediate Course

No Membership Required

Over four weeks, improve your dinghy sailing and seamanship. The Sail Canada CANSail 3&4 program includes training in advanced boat handling, sail theory and terminology. Instructors also introduce the theory and practical training to fly spinnaker. National Yacht Club’s C420s are the ideal training vessels to work on intermediate dinghy sailing skills and this program is the natural continuation of the Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 standards. Participants must have completed CANSail level 2 or be able to demonstrate CANSail 2 level skills in order to register for this program.

Please Note: Although this course covers CANSail 3&4 material, it may be difficult to achieve either level in a single session.

2021 Course Schedule:
Coming Soon!
Course Fee:
TBA

To inquire about 2021 programming please email programs@thenyc.com or call 416-260-8686 ext 32.

Private Lessons

No Membership Required

If none of our other courses fit your schedule or you want to book a session tailored to you, we also do private lessons! Get one-on-one coaching, practice specific skills or work on elements required to complete a CANSail level. Just let us know what you want to learn!

Private lessons, semi-private lessons for two or even a private group lesson for groups of 3+ are all options. Contact us with your group size, your experience level and your preferred lesson date and time and we will try to set up a session.

Please Note: Bookings are dependent on instructor and boat availability and lessons must be a minimum of 3 hours.

Fees:
  • Private Lesson: $50 + HST per hour *Not available due to COVID-19 restrictions*
  • Semi Private Lesson: $30 + HST per hour for each person
  • Private Group Lesson: $25 + HST per hour for each person
To inquire about 2021 programming please email programs@thenyc.com or call 416-260-8686 ext 32.