The following reputable Sailing Schools are directly affiliated with the International Sail and Power Association. We invite you to contact them to learn safe and skillful use of your pleasure craft! Note: Click on the "+" sign next to each name to learn more or to visit their website.
Visit Website. Blue Pacific Yacht Charters, situated in British Columbia Canada, is a Vancouver yacht charter company, specializing in bareboat sail and power boat charters. Alternatively, you can hire a qualified instructor to help create unforgettable vacation memories aboard our late model charter yachts or do a Cruise and Learn course.
No Website. 606 Cliff Street, Bella Coola, BC V0T 1C0, Ph. (250) 799-5479 Learn to sail in one of Canada’s most beautiful places abounding in wildlife, magnificent mountains, glaciers and wilderness. The deep fiords, hot springs and great winds in the summer months could just spoil you forever. Make it a holiday as you learn from Janice Kyle, a seasoned sailor of many decades Victoria to Skagway – and beyond. A maximum of four students ensures a quality learning experience aboard ‘Circe”, a Moody 33. From one to six day options, International Sail and Power Association Competent Crew to Coastal Skipper. Contact us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Website Degrees of Freedom sailing school at Pacific playgrounds marina and resort is located at Black Creek,(25 minutes north of Courtenay) on Vancouver Island.
Pacific playgrounds is the closest marina to world famous sailing destination Desolation Sound at only 12 nm away. We offer International Sail and Power Association sail training courses and yacht charter. We look forward to sailing with you.
Visit Website. Desolation Sound Yacht Charters offers International Sail and Power Association SAIL and POWER courses designed to fit your skill level and your schedule. Put your friends or family together for the week that works for you, charter the yacht of your choice, add the International Sail and Power Association instructor and course manuals and you’ve got your personalized course. You can spend your time cruising the Desolation Sound area while you learn to operate your sail or power yacht. What a great experience to live aboard, navigate and drive your yacht while exploring one of the most magnificent cruising areas on the BC coast.
Visit Website. Dreams can come true- just make the one call. Whether you are individual wanting to learn to sail, improve your sailing techniques or learn to sail with friends, family or like-minded women we have the cruise and learn
program for you.
Our students say it all as you read some segments from our Testimonial page:
“The boats are superb for the training, and all communications are prompt and professional. Your long-term instructors have been top-notch.”
"We jumped right into learning the instructor guided us through our paces, never getting excited even if we did once or twice. Best of all he (the instructor) was absolutely great with our kids. He would get them involved in the sailing as much as they desired and kept them occupied with other games and things when they didn’t. It wasn’t long before he was part of the family.”
"The whole experience has been a life-changing one for me and has reignited my passion for sailing. Thank you all for contributing to a significant moment in my life.”
Call us toll free today at 1-877-754-8601 for fun recreation and relaxation in the best cruising ground in the world.
Visit Website Ocean forest Voyaging offers highly personalized, boutique sailing instruction along the scenic coast of British Columbia from their home port in Vancouver. Their training ranges from introductory cruise & learn voyages in protected coastal waters to advanced voyages in offshore conditions along the rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island. Their other services include coaching aboard your boat, classroom seminars and the supply of educational books and passage planning software. Ocean Forest Voyaging- your Vancouver offshore sailing training professionals.
Visit Website Pacific Encounters offers skippered charters and International Sail and Power Association sailing instruction for up to six guests at a time aboard Porpoise, a Hudson Force 50 classic, teak-finished ketch. This beautiful vessel is owned and operated by John and Lyza Clarke, a couple with over forty years experience sailing together on the BC coast, including a recent trip offshore to Hawaii and back to Alaska. You can choose an itinerary that ranges from the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound, or up on the central coast of BC. What could be better than learning to sail with experienced skippers as you enjoy some of the best cruising grounds in the world?
Visit Website We offer various packages and programs from Competent Crew [basic seamanship] to Coastal Navigation to advanced Coastal Skipper certification. Because we are a small, owner operated, sailing school, we are able to provide our sailors the flexibility and individual attention they need. We normally take one to three students on 'cruise and learns'. We also offer skipper and instructor services on other's boats. Please see the web pages for more details.
Visit Website You Can Learn to Sail on the Prairies.( At least around Edmonton, Alberta.) Owner operated school, offers International Sail and Power Association courses from introduction to sailing to advanced levels, leading to certification to charter and skipper your boat on the West Coast and beyond.
Starting with land based courses at Grant McEwan University, Competent Crew, Day Skipper and Coastal Navigation courses are available at various times from spring to fall.
On Lake Wabamun, courses of the practical part of Competent Crew and Day Skipper can be scheduled from early June to the end of September.. On the West Coast, the on water, practical part of all the courses above and the Advanced Coastal Skipper course are offered in early May and the first weeks of October.
For all your other sailing related needs, be it VHF Maritime Radio Operator License, Canadian Coast Guard Operator Card or individualized coaching to make up for years of absence from sailing/ racing, solutions are available as needed.
Certified International Sail and Power Association and IYT Offshore Sailing Instructor with over 20,000 instructional n. miles logged.
All levels of International Sail and Power Association and IYT sailing instruction from Competent Crew, Day Skipper through to Coastal Skipper and Offshore.
A life time of experience including growing up on a sailboat in the Caribbean and 'Bluewater' Pacific crossings from Hawaii.
Stowaway Adventures is an International Sail and Power Association and IYT Sailing School that offers sailing instruction around Vancouver Island, BC. We can certify you to bareboat charter or sail your own boat through International Sail and Power Association (International Sail and Power Association) and/or International Yacht Training (IYT). Whether you are intending to set out on a world voyage or charter a bareboat - our goal is to get you sailing with confidence in yourself and your skills. Explore Desolation Sound, Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast or the West Coast during week-long courses while we teach you how to sail the tidal waters around Vancouver Island, BC. and beyond.
I have been on boats all the way back into the mists of time; boats and the love of the water has given me a lifestyle full of adventure and an appreciation for the many bays and coves that form the our coastlines. As a youngster we left England on a thirty-two foot double ender; we went through the French canals, explored the Med and crossed the Atlantic to spend ten years in the Caribbean. Over the years since I’ve explored in anything that would float, ranging from half barrels and bits of polystyrene to the luxurious sailboats we have nowadays. For me there is little to touch the fun of anchoring in a new bay and going exploring to see what waits.
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