Beaconsfield Yacht Club offers the
following sailing programs especially designed for adults:
- Evening Sailing Squadron Monday and Wednesday
- Weekend Sailing Squadron Sunday
Descriptions & Schedules
Evening Sailing Squadron:
Designed to teach the safe and proper handling of a small sailboat,
this approximately 20 hour course teaches theory and the technique
of sailing drawn from the Canadian Yachting Association program.
Practical experience on the water will be given as often as weather
permits. At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
enjoy the pleasure of sailing by yourself and may have been introduced
to small boat racing. For those individuals with prior experience,
an advanced course covering improved boat handling and spinnaker
will be available. Classes will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings
from 18:00 hours to 21:00 hours.
Starting End of June
Sunday Sailing Squadron:
This course, with approximately 20 hours of instruction, is intended to teach the safe and proper handling of a small sailboat, and is designed for beginners and those individuals who have crewed and would like to learn more about sailing. Classes are held Sundays and commence at 9:00 hours until 16:00 hours.
June 26th 1st Sunday session , June 27th 1st week night session
Fees and Acceptance Procedures:
Fees for both evening and Sunday sessions are as follows; Beginner
courses $396.61 + taxes ($456.00 with taxes)
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.
For further information, contact the