Program Details & Fees

CANADA'S PREMIER SAILING EDUCATION PROGRAM

Sailing Lessons in Ottawa with CANSail - Recreation & Racing

Britannia Yacht Club’s CANSail program is open to sailors of all experience levels. If you have never sailed before or are looking to improve your sailing skills, these courses will help you develop your abilities and confidence. Classes are led by Sail Canada certified coaches who stress a practical approach to training, both on and off the water, with a fun atmosphere. Many of our sailors return for multiple sessions each season and make lasting friendships along the way.

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Program Details & Fees

CANSail 1
Session Dates 2024 Fee
July 2 to July 12
(no camp July 1)
$630.00 - 2 spots available, please call the BYC office to reserve
July 15 to July 26 SOLD OUT
July 29 to August 9
(no camp August 5)
SOLD OUT
August 12 to August 23 $690.00 - 2 spots available, please call the BYC office to reserve
August 26 to August 30 (1 Week) $350.00
CANSail 2
Session Dates 2024 Fee
July 2 to July 12
(no camp July 1)
$630.00
July 15 to July 26 SOLD OUT
July 29 to August 9 (no class August 5) $630.00 - 1 spot available, please call the BYC office to reserve
August 12 to August 23 SOLD OUT
August 26 to August 30 (1 Week) $350.00
CANSail 3 & 4
Session Dates 2024 Fee
July 2 to July 26 SOLD OUT
July 29 to August 23 (no class August 5) SOLD OUT

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CANSail 5 & 6
Session Dates 2024 Fee
CANSail 5 & 6 dates coming soon $150.00 Deposit Required. Full Fees: TBD
Laser Racing Team: Space is limited
D
Session Dates 2024 Fee
High Performance (Dates Coming Soon) $150.00 Deposit Required. Full Fees: TBD
Opti Race Team: Space is Limited
Session Dates 2024 Fee
Championship Fleet: (Dates Coming Soon) $150.00 Deposit Required. Full Fees: TBD
Green Fleet: (Dates Coming Soon) $150.00 Deposit Required. Full Fees: TBD

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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 or 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.

Rowan’s Law: The 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