I CANSail

1-Week Beginner Program 
Get a taste of sailing in our I CANSail program. During this one-week program our certified instructors will introduce the basic concepts of sailing to participants so they get comfortable out on the water. Topics include safety, seamanship, balance, propulsion and communication. Let your children get out on the water and experience the sport of sailing! This program is perfect for youth aged 7 to 12+.

I CANSail Course Schedule:
*In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to comply with new regulations in addition to other new practices and procedures we have adjusted our program to starting every other week, limited our program to two week minimum enrollment and have reduced class sizes. - As a result we are unable to offer the one-week ICANSail program in 2020, please see below for two-week program options*
Session 1 – June 29 to July 3,2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 2 – July 6 to 10, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 3 – July 13 to 17, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 4 – July 20 to 24, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 5 – July 27 to 31, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 6 – August 4 to 7, 2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 7 – August 10 to 14, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 8 – August 17 to 21, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 9 - August 24 to 28, 2020 - Session Full - Wait List Available!
* There will be no classes on Canada Day – July 1, 2020 or the Civic Holiday – August 3, 2020

I CANSail Course Fee:
Non-Member Rate – $370 per session
NYC Member Rate – $345 per session
*4-Day Session Non-Member Rate – $295 per session

*4-Day Session NYC Member – $275 per session

Program Hours:
Our program runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Lunch Program:
Why pack a lunch when we can make one for you? Sign up for our optional lunch program and NYC’s dining room will put together a delicious meal for your child, including a nutritious lunch and  healthy snack for an additional $65 per week.**
**prorated lunch cost for 4-Day weeks​

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CANSail 1

2-Week Beginner Program
In our two-week CANSail 1 program there is an emphasis on fun, safety and fundamental skill acquisition. Our certified instructors teach participants the skills required to skipper their own boat, including boat control, knot tying, safety, weather, sailing terminology and theory. This program is perfect for youth aged 7 to 12+.

CANSail 1 Course Schedule:
*In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to comply with new regulations in addition to other new practices and procedures we have adjusted our program to starting every other week, limited our program to two week minimum enrollment and have reduced class sizes.*
Session 1 – June 29 to July 10, 2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 2 – July 6 to 17, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 3 – July 13 to 24, 2020 - Session Full - Wait List Available!
Session 4 – July 20 to 31, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 5 – July 27 to August 7, 2020* - Session Full - Wait List Available!
Session 6 – August 4 to 14, 2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 8 – August 10 to 21, 2020 - Session Full - Waitlist Available!
Session 8 - August 17 to 28, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
* There will be no classes on Canada Day – July 1, 2020 or the Civic Holiday – August 3, 2020

CANSail 1 Course Fee:
Non-Member Rate – $630 per session
NYC Member Rate – $575 per session
*9-Day Session Non-Member Rate – $570 per session

*9-Day Session NYC Member Rate – $520 per session

Program Hours:
Our program runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Lunch Program:
Why pack a lunch when we can make one for you? Sign up for our optional lunch program and NYC’s dining room will put together a delicious meal for your child, including a nutritious lunch and  healthy snack for an additional $65 per week.**
**prorated lunch cost for 4-Day weeks

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CANSail 2

2-Week Beginner Program - CANSail 1 Prerequisite
In our two-week CANSail 2 program participants build on the skills learned in CANSail 1. Our certified instructors teach participants the skills required to skipper their own boat, including boat control, knot tying, safety, weather, sailing terminology and theory. This program is perfect for youth aged 7 to 12+.

CANSail 2 Course Schedule:
*In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to comply with new regulations in addition to other new practices and procedures we have adjusted our program to starting every other week, limited our program to two week minimum enrollment and have reduced class sizes.*
Session 1 – June 29 to July 10, 2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 2 – July 6 to 17, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 3 – July 13 to 24, 2020 - Session Full - Wait List Available!
Session 4 – July 20 to 31, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 5 – July 27 to August 7, 2020* - Session Full - Wait List Available!
Session 6 – August 4 to 14, 2020* - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Session 7 – August 10 to 21, 2020 - Session Full - Wait List Available!
Session 8 - August 17 to 28, 2020 - CANCELLED due to COVID-19
* There will be no classes on Canada Day – July 1, 2020 or the Civic Holiday – August 3, 2020

CANSail 2 Course Fee:
Non-Member Rate – $630 per session
NYC Member Rate – $575 per session
*9-Day Session Non-Member Rate – $570 per session

*9-Day Session NYC Member Rate – $520 per session

Program Hours:
Our program runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Lunch Program:
Why pack a lunch when we can make one for you? Sign up for our optional lunch program and NYC’s dining room will put together a delicious meal for your child, including a nutritious lunch and  healthy snack for an additional $65 per week.**
**prorated lunch cost for 4-Day weeks

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If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the National Yacht Club Sailing & Racing School please contact:

Amelia Leeksma at programs@thenyc.com or 416-260-8686 ext.32