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General Information

The Cobourg Yacht Club Learn to Sail program was established in 1965 and offers instruction to everyone who wishes to discover the challenge and excitement of sailing – young and old alike.

Celebrating over 50 years of quality sailing instruction in the Cobourg community, Learn to Sail @ the CYC uses Sail Canada certified instructors. You will learn to handle a 24-foot sailboat, meeting all of the requirements to skipper or crew in the familiar waters of Lake Ontario.

The Basic Sailing course has 6 sessions on the water, including a sailing evaluation, as well as a text, over 3 hours of online video and the Sail Canada Basic Cruising standard exam.

Discounts: If you are a member of the Cobourg Yacht Club, check the membership box indicating that your membership is current. Membership will be verified. Members are entitled to a 10% discount for themselves and family members. If you are not a member of CYC, and enrolling with another person in the same course, will check the "2nd person discount" and each person will receive a 10% discount off their course price. An Early Bird Registration is now available until 4 March 2018 for $20 off. Not to be combined with other discounts.

If learning to sail has been your dream, this is the time and place to get your dream started.

HST will be added to all fees during the registration process.

Welcome to Learn to Sail @ the CYC.

Learn to Sail - Keelboat

Basic Cruising is intended to develop individuals to be able to sail safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sloop-rigged keelboat of 6 to 10 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. This course is 18 hours on the water with a Learn to Sail Instructor plus 2 3-hour theory discussion sessions and a 3-hour examination session for the SailCanada Basic Cruising Examination and the Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC). In addition to the theory discussion sessions, the course include a text book - Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills - as well as an online learning Course based on the text book. DATES: Weekends #1 Fri May 11-Sat May 26: Weekends #2: Saturdays & Sundays June 2&3, 16&17, 24. Weekends #3: Saturdays and Sundays July 7&8, 14&15, 22. Weekdays #1: Mon-Fri July 16-20. Weekdays #2: Tues-Friday August 7-10. Weeknights #1: Tues & Thurs (water) & Wed (Lecture) May 10-31, Week Nights #2: Tues & Thurs (water) & Wed (Lecture) June 26-July12. Week Nights #3: Tues & Thurs (water) & Wed (Lecture) Aug 14-30. Class start and finish times will be provided in the Spring. You may select ONE of the following Discounts if you qualify: 1) Early Bird (until 4 Mar 2018) -$20 OR 2) Club Member (-10%) OR 3) Group Discount (-10%).

May 10 to May 31, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

May 11 to May 26, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Jun 02 to Jun 24, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Jun 26 to Jul 12, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Jul 07 to Jul 21, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Jul 16 to Jul 20, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Aug 07 to Aug 10, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)

Aug 14 to Aug 30, 2018

add to order ... $595.00 plus HST(13%)
COBOURG - Adult Learn to Sail Keelboat (Cruising)

COBOURG - Adult Learn to Sail Keelboat (Cruising)

100 Hibernia St, Cobourg

Bob Fler, Director Sailing School

416-518-3537