We specialize in offering amazing kids learn to sail programs. We take safety seriously and our high-quality programs are taught by certified Sail Canada Coaches.
Sailors as young as five take age appropriate training designed to teach water safety and to have FUN on the water. Sailors will learn at their pace to become the captain of their own boat and will soon be sailing with their group all over Comox Bay and beyond! Our goal is for kids to be safe and to make connections between fun and sailing.
Reminder - a BASIC INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP at a minimum, is required prior to signing up for Kids Sailing Programs.
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.
INTRODUCTION TO OPTI SAILING TEAM
This 4 day camp is designed for young (8 to 13 yrs) EXPERIENCED Opti sailors who are keen to build on the skills they developed in sailing school. This is an opportunity to explore the possibility of learning some basic racing skills and to see if they might want to join our fall Sailing Team program.
TBA for Summer 2023
OPTI WET FEET Age 5 to 7
A course for little sailors designed to introduce them to salt water, sea life and sailing. Focused on creating a safe and fun environment on the water, this program aims to instill confidence as a base for further sailing programs. Course can be repeated multiple times for this age group. Sign up with a friend or family member for boat sharing, or we can pair up sailors for the week.
Spring #2 Wed 3:15 - 5:15pm Jun 7-28 (4 sessions)$80
Summer #2Mon-Fri9:30am - 12:00pmJul 10-14 $110 - Full
Summer #7Mon-Fri9:30am - 12:00pmAug 14-18 $110
Summer #7Mon-Fri1:00pm - 3:30pm Aug 14-18 $110
OPTI BEGINNER – AGE 7 TO 12
This course is open to beginners but also to sailors who have taken a summer camp with us before and want to learn more. This is a course for young sailors who want to get on the water and learn the basics of sailing. They will have fun learning to control their boat in a variety of winds. Sailors will have opportunities to sail both alone or with a partner in a fun and exciting environment. Sign up with a friend or family member for boat sharing, or we can pair up sailors for the course.
Spring #1 Mon 3:30 - 6:00pm May 1 – June 19 (7 sessions)$175 (no class May 22)
Summer #2Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Jul 10-14 $330
Summer #3Mon-Fri9:30am - 3:30pm Jul 17-21 $330 - Full
Summer #5Mon-Fri9:30am - 3:30pm Jul 31 - Aug 4 $330
Summer #7Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Aug 14-18 $330
Summer #9Mon-Fri9:30am - 3:30pm Aug 28 - Sep 1 $330
OPTI INTERMEDIATE – AGE 8 TO 13
This fun course focuses on improving skills sailing in the Optimist dinghy independently with a focus on boat control and sailing with confidence. Minimum 8 years old at the time of the course.
Summer #3Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Jul 17-21 $330 - Full
Summer #4Mon-Fri9:30am - 3:30pm Jul 24-28 $330
Summer #5Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Jul 31 - Aug 4 $330
OPTI ADVANCED - AGE 9 - 13
This course focuses on beginner racing skills such as mark rounding’s, accelerating off a start line, and sailing independently around a racecourse.
Summer #4Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Jul 24-28 $330
Summer #9Mon-Fri9:00am - 3:00pm Aug 28 - Sep 1 $330
FAMILY INTRODUCTION – AGE 5 +
Interested in joining our club with your family but not sure where to start? Sign up for a course together! Certified coaches will give you and your family a taste of sailing and kayaking. The course is a fun introduction to water safety and a great way to meet new friends at the Comox Bay Sailing Club.
This program will be available as a group Private lesson in 2023
Interested in competitive Sailing? Join our Sailing Team! Click here to find more information about joining the team.
Two hour minimum booking. max 4 students. Contact our director (firstname.lastname@example.org) for available times and dates for booking.