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2023 ADULT SAILING PROGRAMS 

SPRING REGISTRATION OPENS FEB. 1

FOR CANsail 1&2


If you are not sure yet whether dinghy sailing is for you, try our Discover Sailing program. Are you really keen to become a sailor and want to build your basic skills? Sign up for our Adult CANsail 1 courses that run each month throughout the season. starting May 1, 2023. 


Have you taken some courses and feel ready to work up to a level where you qualify to take our boats out on your own as a member? Sign up for CANsail 2! 


Are you wanting to build confidence and maybe try some dinghy racing? Stay tuned for our 2023 recreation sailing night tentatively set for Thursday evenings.


If you are an experienced sailor new to our club and you don’t think you need a course to get certified,  please contact our co-ordinator   at coordinator@comoxbaysailingclub and we will help you find the best way to get cleared for club boat and kayak use.


If keelboats are your thing, our club offers bi-weekly racing over the year and it is a great place to learn from experienced skippers in an inclusive and competitive environment. Sign up as a Basic member and join the crew availability list!


Reminder: A BASIC  INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP at a minimum, is required prior to signing up for all Sailing School Programs.

Check out our club member benefits to see the future fun you can have once you master the basics.


Cancellation Policy: Full refund less a $10 fee if cancelled with more than 4 weeks notice. If less than 4 weeks, and more than 1 week, full refund less a $25 processing fee. Short term cancellations will be considered for reasons of illness or family emergency on a case by case basis. If we have to cancel a course for whatever reason, full refund.

Unpaid Registration Policy: Registrations that remain unpaid 7 days prior to course commencement will be offered to the waitlist.


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ADULT SAILING – AGE 18+

Our CANsail1&2 courses run congruently,   Sign up for consecutive courses if you know you want to achieve a higher level. Sign up with a friend or family member for boat sharing, or we will pair you up with a partner for the course. CANsail 2 candidates will have the opportunity to sail singlehanded. 


Please read our CBSC "Return to Sport Guidelines" for information about all the cleaning measures we have put into place.


Adult CANsail 1


This course is geared towards sailors who want to learn  or work on basic skills. You will sail with your partner and explore Comox Bay perfecting your ability to steer the boat and trim the sails. The focus is to get time on the water and learn as you go. 


Spring #1 Mon & Fri 5:30 - 8:00pm May 1-29  (Excl May 5) (8 sessions) $275


Spring #2 Mon & Fri 5:30 - 8:00pm June 2 –30 (Excl Jun 16) (8 sessions) $275

Adult CANsail 2


Sign up for this course if you have achieved your CANsail 1 (or equivalent) and want to reach the level of certification required to take out our club boats as a member. On this course you will refine your skills on different points of sail, tune up your tacks and gybes and practice self-rescue techniques to increase your confidence.


Spring #1 Mon & Fri 5:30 - 8:00pm May 1-29  (Excl May 5) (8 sessions) $275


Spring #2 Mon & Fri 5:30 - 8:00pm June 2 –30 (Excl Jun 16) (8 sessions) $275

 Email coordinator@comoxbaysailingclub.ca to be notified when our 2023 course schedule is published.



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DISCOVER SAILING-ADULT

For folks who are trying something new. Not sure if sailing is for you? Try it out with this short affordable course This is a course for adults to get a taste of sailing. You will learn some basic terminology and how to rig the boats, that is, set them up to go sailing. You will get a feeling of sailing with some on water time under direct coach supervision. Sign up with a friend or family member for boat sharing, or we will pair you up with a partner for the course. This course is for people with little or no sailing experience. This course does not provide any certification.


Email coordinator@comoxbaysailingclub.ca to be notified when our 2023 course schedule is published.


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RECREATIONAL  SAILING NIGHT

This fun club event is for adult sailors who have taken lessons and have dinghy sailing experience. Maybe it has been awhile or maybe you just completed one of our CANsail courses. This is a great way to get out and practice your skills with coach supervision. 


A minimum of 3 participants is required for this night to run. Stay tuned to find out when this will start and how to sign up.


Prerequisite, Cansail2 or equivalent


 Email coordinator@comoxbaysailingclub.ca to be notified when our 2023 course schedule is published.




Members Sail and Kayak Familiarization


We are re-evaluating how to best get you cleared for use of our club boats and kayaks. Contact our coordinator if you are interested in getting cleared for boat use in 2023


Finished for 2022 - what a fun season it's been!

 Email coordinator@comoxbaysailingclub.ca to be notified when our 2023 course schedule is published.




Cancellation Policy:

Full refund less a $10 fee if cancelled with more than 4 weeks notice. If less than 4 weeks, and more than 1 week, full refund less a $25 processing fee. Short term cancellations will be considered for reasons of illness or family emergency on a case by case basis. If we have to cancel a course for whatever reason, a full refund will be issued.


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PRIVATE LESSON


Two hour minimum booking. max 4 students. Contact our director (sailingschool@comoxbaysailingclub.ca)  for available times and dates for booking.


 2 hr min, $120 (+ membership)


Additional hours, $60/hr



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