Learn to Cruise at the BYC

Learn to Cruise at the BYC

Learn to Cruise Program
Whether you are a beginner taking lessons, or an experienced sailor challenging the standard, the CYA “LEARN TO CRUISE” program is for you. The objective of this course is for you, upon completion, to be able to cruise safely by day in local waters, in moderate wind and sea conditions, as skipper or crew of a 20-30 foot sloop-rigged keelboat.

This program will provide students with a very wide range of practical, on the water sailing experiences. You will learn the basics of boat handling under power and sail. We will guide you through docking maneuvers in and out of a dock, sail handling, points of sail and boat handling under sail. Rules of the road, boat terminology, and safety at sea will also be components of this wonderful learning experience.

The courses will be scheduled to run over 4 weekdays or on weekends.

Boxed lunches will be required, as most lunches will be spent on the water at anchor.

Start dates
to be determined

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Fees and Acceptance Procedures:
$775.00 +tax per person (minimum 2 people or more) OR privately for 1213.00$ +tax.

Both options includes a Log Book, The course manual is an additional $35.00.

Clothing and Safety Gear:
Squadron students must wear soft soled shoes and bring their own life jacket or personal flotation device (P.F.D.) of a type approved by the Department of Transport (D.O.T.) or the Ministry of Transport (M.O.T.). Water ski jackets safety belts and/or air-cell jackets are not permitted. Students will not be allowed on the water if the life jacket does not meet the approval of the club manager.

More Information:
For further information, contact the club office.

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