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Keelboat Sailing Instructors

Share the joy of sailing with others as a keelboat instructor teaching Sail Canada keelboat educational programs with the club. 

There is a range of opportunities for keelboat instructors with the Club based on your interests and availability:

  • Group or private lessons.
  • Experience Sailing Adventures, Women, Wind and Wine, Boys, Boats and Beers
  1. Keelboat Instructor Pathway (outlines prerequisites)
  2. SKS Instructor Standard (required to teach GSC Start Keelboat Sailing course)
  3. Basic Cruising Instructor Standard (required to teach GSC Keelboat Skipper course)
  4. GSC's keelboat education pathway
  5. GSC teaches 3x per week - M/T, R/F, S/S - each course has a 2 hour online session 3 or 4 days ahead of the boat time at the reservoir
  6. Sail Canada PDF and video session about becoming an instructor
We work with Keelboat Instructor candidates to obtain Sail Canada certification.

What can you expect from us:

  • Competitive wages
  • Enthusiastic students
  • A supportive board and membership
  • Flexible scheduling
  • A beautiful waterfront location in the heart of Calgary
Please send us your cover letter and sailing resume with your sailing experience and certification.

Thanks for your interest in building and supporting Calgary's sailing community.

Send us your cover letter & resume

Club Location:
8601 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5H9
(South Glenmore Park) - view map

The Club is fully wheelchair accessible.

Mailing Address:
Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

GST #88037 2875 RT0001

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Phone: (403) 238-2044

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Member of the following:

Sail Canada
Alberta Sailing Association 

Donate to Youth Sailing

Our youth sailing program  charitable donations are generously managed by
Parks Foundation Calgary.

Learn more and donate online

Our thanks for their support!

Thank you for the grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

Thank you for the Amateur Sport Grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs. 

Thank you to the Community Initiatives Program for funding to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

Thank you for your support

McKenzie Towne

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