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Sailing School Introduction

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School offers Power and Sailing courses for everyone.

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Course tuitionCourses and accreditation
Learn to skipper or crew a sea-going yacht, while sailing in the Gulf Islands or in the waters surrounding Vancouver Island BC.

Our sailing school, based in Nanaimo (Vancouver Island) offers Power and Sailing courses for individuals, couples or families, we also have summer camps for teens and kids.

Our boating and yachting school’s certification programs range from basic to advanced and include a Yachtmaster course that sails around Vancouver Island. Our school teaches IYT and Sail Canada courses.

Sail – Basic/IntermediateWomen’s Only Sail – Basic/IntermediatePowerboat – Basic/IntermediateCoastal Advanced Sail
(7 days & 7 nights)
Yachtmaster Offshore Sail
(14 days & 14 nights)
August 18 – 22, 2017June 25 – 29, 2017April 12 – 16, 2017September 1 – 8, 2017April 28 – May 12, 2017
August 27 – 31, 2017July 5 – 9, 2017June 2 – 6, 2017September 22 – October 6, 2017
September 2 – 7, 2017
September 15 – 19, 2017August 12 – 16, 2017July 11 – 15, 2017

Basic/Competent Crew
Sailing Courses

Perfect for those at the beginning of their sailing or powerboating career – these courses take you from nothing to providing you with confidence.
Duration – 5 – 7 days depending on the course/s selected
Pricing – The price of our standard Cruise and Learn includes the provisions, yacht and instructor. (50% non-refundable deposit guarantees your place)

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All Basic Sailing Courses

Intermediate/Day Skipper
Sailing Courses

Ok – you know how to sail and now you want
to get more proficient or maybe you want to
charter and need certification?
Duration – 5 – 7 days depending on the
course/s selected
Pricing – The price of our standard Cruise and Learn includes the provisions, yacht and instructor. (50% non-refundable deposit guarantees your place)

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All Intermediate Sailing Courses

 

Advanced Sailing Courses

You can sail you have extensive experience and now you want to do the real deal or you want to get certified.
Duration – up to 14 days depending on the course/s selected
Pricing – The price of our standard Cruise and Learn includes the provisions, yacht and instructor. (50% non-refundable deposit guarantees your place)

sail

All Advanced Sailing Courses

 

Specialist Sailing Courses

Perfect for those at the beginning of their sailing or powerboating career – these courses take you from nothing to providing you with confidence.
Duration – 5 – 7 days depending on the course/s selected
Pricing – The price of our standard Cruise and Learn includes the provisions, yacht and instructor. (50% non-refundable deposit guarantees your place)

sail

All Specialist Courses

Nanaimo offers a range of sailing course accredited by the main industry sailing bodies, the bodies we work with are:

An organization that looks to work with various bodies to promote both sailing and power boating.

Sailing Courses & Accreditation

International Sail & Power Association

A non-profit organisation that looks to work with various bodies to promote both sailing and power boating through member clubs, schools and partners.

Their mission statement is:
International Sail & Power Association is dedicated to the training of both sail and power operators on the water with an emphasis on safe boat handling and the skillful use of pleasure craft while having fun.


Sail Canada (Formerly CYA – Canadian Yachting Association)

Canadian Yachting Association promotes sailing and power boating.

Sail Canada

The Canadian Yachting Association promotes sailing and power boating through collaboration with our partners, the Provincial Sailing Associations, member clubs, schools, and many individual stakeholders. The Association was established in 1931, and is the CYA national governing body for the sport of sailing.


IYT – International Yacht Training Worldwide

Operates more boating and sailing organisation in the world.

IYT

International Yacht Training Worldwide operates more boating and sailing courses with more Government approvals through more sailing schools, in more countries and in more languages than any other boating or sailing organisation in the world.

IYT was started to:

  1. Standardising yacht training across the globe
  2. Offering the training in a modular format
  3. Courses could be taken in any of our partner schools anywhere in the world.

IYT yachting courses are recognised by 25 different Governments worldwide for commercial use including the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd.
1690 Stewart Ave
Nanaimo BC,BC, Canada V9S 4E1

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd.
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC, Canada V9S 4E1
Email: info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

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