Canada Sailing

Are you in Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Ontario and would like to come to British Columbia to sail or learn how to sail? Vancouver Sailing Club has many sailing lessons, sailing adventures, and racing events for you to enjoy. Our Canada sailing classes can teach anyone how to sail, even if you have no previous sailing experience! In addition, our sailing courses will walk you through the following intermediate and advanced courses, so that you can become a skilled day skipper!


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  • Canada Sailing School

    No matter if you are a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced sailor, a lifetime of adventure begins here at our Vancouver sailing school. Singles, couples, groups and families alike can come and learn to sail year-round with our Canada sailing lessons on the English Bay and Howe Sound.

    Canada Cruise & Learns

    At the Vancouver Sailing Club, you can learn to day sail Vancouver's stunning seaside along the English Bay, Bowen Island, Howe Sound and Indian Arm. Embark with us on a full-day, half-day or evening sailing adventure aboard our comfortable performance cruising yachts. We even have optional catering available for special events. No previous sailing experience is required!

    Canada Keelboat Racing

    For those interested, we also have local Vancouver and Pacific Norwest regattas and long distance races! Learn the skills to be a knowledgeable speed contributing Racing Crew and Helmsman. Enrol today for our year-round Vancouver sailing school Racing Program.



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