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Keelboat 2 - Keelboat Skipper

This is the second course on the Glenmore reservoir to expand your sailing knowledge and experience. Successful completion of this course enables individuals to be a successful lake sailor.

This course includes additional content required to sail at the Glenmore Reservoir including: sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills (see note in descriptions below).

This course is part A of the Basic Cruising Standard offered through the Club. Students wanting to achieve their Basic Cruising Standard may take Part B through our Keelboat Cruising course on the west coast.

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed Keelboat 1 - Start keelboat Sailing. 

Upcoming events

    • June 08, 2024
    • June 09, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 2
    Register

    Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper) expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds the skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills (see note A).

    During this course, you are put in charge of the sailboat and crew during all sailing manoeuvers.

    Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

    • Course prerequisite: Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing).
    • This course is required to skipper the Club's co-op keelboats.
    • These are the Performance Objectives covered in Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper).
    For students panning to continue their education with Keelboat 3, all Basic Cruising Standard Performance Objectives are covered in both the Keelboat 2 and Keelboat 3 courses.  

    Basic Cruising Skills Book

    The Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading for this course.

    Students who don't have this book from their Keelboat 1 course can purchase it at a discounted price.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.



    Course Information:

    Questions? Email us.

    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

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    Note A: Trailering Skills Note
    Students whose vehicle is capable of towing 2,500+ pounds and who have a 2" hitch ball on a hitch insert with a top of ball height of approx. 17" will be coached on trailering skills. This is not mandatory for this course, but is highly recommended for individuals planning to join the co-op boat program and sail the co-op keelboats. 

    • June 15, 2024
    • June 16, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper) expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds the skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills (see note A).

    During this course, you are put in charge of the sailboat and crew during all sailing manoeuvers.

    Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

    • Course prerequisite: Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing).
    • This course is required to skipper the Club's co-op keelboats.
    • These are the Performance Objectives covered in Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper).
    For students panning to continue their education with Keelboat 3, all Basic Cruising Standard Performance Objectives are covered in both the Keelboat 2 and Keelboat 3 courses.  

    Basic Cruising Skills Book

    The Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading for this course.

    Students who don't have this book from their Keelboat 1 course can purchase it at a discounted price.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.



    Course Information:

    Questions? Email us.

    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    ~~~~

    Note A: Trailering Skills Note
    Students whose vehicle is capable of towing 2,500+ pounds and who have a 2" hitch ball on a hitch insert with a top of ball height of approx. 17" will be coached on trailering skills. This is not mandatory for this course, but is highly recommended for individuals planning to join the co-op boat program and sail the co-op keelboats. 

    • June 17, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper) expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds the skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills (see note A).

    During this course, you are put in charge of the sailboat and crew during all sailing manoeuvers.

    Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

    • Course prerequisite: Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing).
    • This course is required to skipper the Club's co-op keelboats.
    • These are the Performance Objectives covered in Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper).
    For students panning to continue their education with Keelboat 3, all Basic Cruising Standard Performance Objectives are covered in both the Keelboat 2 and Keelboat 3 courses.  

    Basic Cruising Skills Book

    The Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading for this course.

    Students who don't have this book from their Keelboat 1 course can purchase it at a discounted price.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.



    Course Information:

    Questions? Email us.

    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    ~~~~

    Note A: Trailering Skills Note
    Students whose vehicle is capable of towing 2,500+ pounds and who have a 2" hitch ball on a hitch insert with a top of ball height of approx. 17" will be coached on trailering skills. This is not mandatory for this course, but is highly recommended for individuals planning to join the co-op boat program and sail the co-op keelboats. 

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

Phone: (403) 238-2044

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