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Adult Squadron Learn to Sail  

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.

More Information:

For further information, contact the club office.

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