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Start Keelboat Sailing

This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.
No prerequisite.

Upcoming events

    • July 04, 2022
    • July 05, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • **this course will be doing the theory part in person, making the 2 days a bit longer than usual
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • July 12, 2022
    • July 17, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • July 17, 2022
    • July 22, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • July 24, 2022
    • July 29, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 2
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • July 31, 2022
    • August 05, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • August 18, 2022
    • August 23, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • August 21, 2022
    • August 26, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 2
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • August 25, 2022
    • August 30, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • August 28, 2022
    • September 02, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 04, 2022
    • September 09, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 04, 2022
    • September 09, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 08, 2022
    • September 13, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 08, 2022
    • September 13, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 11, 2022
    • September 16, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 11, 2022
    • September 16, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 15, 2022
    • September 20, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 15, 2022
    • September 20, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 1
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 18, 2022
    • September 23, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 19, 2022
    • September 22, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 22, 2022
    • September 27, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 25, 2022
    • September 30, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • September 29, 2022
    • October 04, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • October 03, 2022
    • October 06, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • October 04, 2022
    • October 09, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 2
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • October 11, 2022
    • October 16, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

    • October 18, 2022
    • October 23, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    The Start Keelboat Sailing course develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    This 15 hour course is taught through:

    • A self-study pre-course workbook which can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked during your online theory session. 
    • 2 hour online theory session with your instructor
    • 13 hours over two days at the reservoir

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except manoeuvring under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    Lastly, this book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course.

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

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

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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