Due to COVID-19, we have suspended our regular Junior Club programming for the 2020 season. We are able to offer modified Opti Race Team and Laser Race Team programs, but all other programs have been cancelled. Please call the office at 613-828-5167 with any inquiries. For information regarding the Opti and Laser Teams for 2020 please visit the Race Program page.

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CANSail 1

  • Dinghy: Europti, by Topper
  • Recommended Ages: 8 to 10
  • Duration: 2 weeks – Full Day Program 8:30am-4:00pm. Drop off after 8:15am Pick up before 4:30pm
  • Participants: Maximum: 14 per session/2 Sail Canada Instructors
  • Fee includes Family and Junior Membership from May 1 - October 31, 2020, Complimentary Friday Pizza Lunch
Session Dates Member / Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
June 28 to July 9 (no class July 1) $TBA $TBA
July 12 to July 23 $TBA $TBA
July 26 to August 6 (no class August 2) $TBA $TBA
August 9 to August 20 $TBA $TBA
August 23 to August 27 (1 Week) $TBA $TBA

 

CANSail 2

  • Dinghy: Topaz, by Topper
  • Recommended Ages: 10 to 13
  • Pre-Requisite: CANSail 1
  • Duration: 2 weeks – Full Day Program 8:30am-4:00pm. Drop off after 8:15am Pick up before 4:30pm
  • Participants: Maximum: 14 per session/2 Sail Canada Instructors
  • Fee includes Family and Junior Membership from May 1 - October 31, 2020, Complimentary Friday Pizza Lunch
Session Dates Member / Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
June 28 to July 9 (no class July 1) $TBA $TBA
July 12 to July 23
$TBA $TBA
July 26 to August 6 (no class August 2) $TBA $TBA
August 9 to August 20 $TBA $TBA
August 23 to August 27 (1 Week) $TBA $TBA

 

CANSail 3 & 4

  • Dinghy: Club 420
  • Recommended Ages: 13 to 15
  • Pre-Requisite: CANSail 2 or 3
  • Duration: 4 weeks – Full Day Program 8:30am-4:00pm. Drop off after 8:15am Pick up before 4:30pm
  • Participants: Maximum: 16 per session/2 Sail Canada Instructors
  • Sailors will have the option to attend local regattas, charged separately
  • Fee includes Family and Junior Membership from May 1 - October 31, 2020, Complimentary Friday Pizza Lunch
Session Dates Member / Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
June 28 to July 23 (no class July 1) $TBA $TBA
July 26 to August 20 (no class August 2) $TBA $TBA

 

CANSail 5 & 6 (Double-Handed Racing)

  • Dinghy: Club 420
  • Recommended ages:14-19
  • Pre-Requisite: CANSail 4 or 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks – Full Day Program 8:30am-4:00pm. Drop off after 8:15am Pick up before 4:30pm
  • Participants: Maximum: 8 per session
  • Sailors will attend local/regional regattas over the season (National Capital, Fruit Bowl, TBD)
  • Regatta coaching expenses are included in the fees for a set regatta schedule. Additional fees may be required for additional events
Session Dates Member/Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
June 28 to July 23 (no class July 1) $TBA $TBA
July 26 to August 20 (no class August 2) $TBA $TBA

 

Laser Racing Team:

  • Coached by Nick Kim
  • Dinghy: Laser, provided by participants, must be competative (Full, Radial or 4.7) 
  • Recommended ages: 14-19
  • Pre-Requisite: CANSail 2 or other meaningful dinghy experience
  • Weight: Participants must weigh over 100 pounds for 4.7, over 110 for radial and over 145 for full rig 
  • Two Fleets: High Performance and Development
  • Regatta coaching expenses are included in the fees for a set regatta schedule. Additional fees may be required for additional events
Session Dates Member/Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
High Performance: TBA $TBA $TBA
Development: TBA $TBA $TBA

   

Opti Race Team:

  • Coached by Hubert Pelltier 
  • Dinghy: Optimist, provided by participants, some charters available
  • Recommended Ages: 8 and up. Participants age out of the Optimist Class the year they turn 15
  • Pre-Requisite: CANSail 1 or other meaningful dinghy experience
  • Sailors must weigh less than 120 pounds
  • Two Fleets: Championship & Gold
  • Regatta coaching expenses are included in the fees for a set regatta schedule. Additional fees may be required for additional events
Session Dates Member/Returning Student Fee Non-Member Fee
Championship Fleet: TBA $TBA $TBA
Gold Fleet: TBA $TBA $TBA



Additional Information: 

Required Reading

Please read through our Sailor's Handbook as it contains a great deal of important information to help prepare for the program, including "What to bring".

 

Water Safety

Participants must be able to (a) swim 50 meters wearing a life jacket or personal floatation device (PFD); (b) tread water; and (c) provide their own properly sized life jacket of PFD approved by Transport Canada or the Canadian Coast Guard, Department of FIsheries and Oceans

 

Ages for Participation

The "Recommended Ages" for the program are a guide only. A participant's skill level and size will determine which session they should be registering for. Please contact us if you are not sure which program is right for your child.

 

Friday Pizza Lunch

Fridays are pizza days! This year the cost of pizza lunches has been included within the registration. On Friday mornings, participants can order either two slices of cheese, pepperoni or one of each. Juice box included.

 

Tennis Lessons

Lessons are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 at the tennis courts by the main clubhouse. Cost for tennis is $20.00 + hst per week, per student and you can register when registering for the sailing program.

 

Rowan's Law 

BYC is serious about the safety of our sailors. In accordance with Provincial regulation (Rowan's Law), sailors and their parents are required to acknowledge that they have read through the Provincial resources on concussions, as well as sign a concussion code of conduct, before they are able to participate in any of our programs.

 

Cancellation Policy

1. No refunds after session start date

2. Full refund if cancellation is prior to 30 days of session start date

3. $100 fee for cancellations 30 days or less prior to session start date