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Adult Learn to Sail


Welcome to Calgary's sailing community. Sailing is an enjoyable recreation and an exhilarating sport ... sailing offers something for everyone regardless of age, gender or physical ability.  Scroll down on this page for upcoming courses.

Get from "Knowledge About Sailing" to "Experience Sailing"

    We recommend progressing through courses like this:

    1.  Start Keelboat Sailing course (optionally) Join the Club and sign up for the Co-op Boat program as Crew
         
     2. Keelboat Skipper course (optionally) Join the Club and sign up for the Co-op Boat program as a Skipper

    • Our instructors extensive sailing experience and are Sail Canada accredited.
    • Membership NOT required to take lessons with the Club.
    • Radio and PCOC are NOT required when sailing on the Glenmore Reservoir

    Scroll Down... course registration is now open.

    There are more course dates coming. Don't see a course that works for you? Add yourself to a waiting list. You will be the first to be notified when new dates are added to the calendar. 

    Get notified when courses are added to the schedule 


    Start Keelboat Sailing Course ($325)

    • Begin sailing with this comprehensive course
    • No prerequisite
    • Learn the basics of being both crew and skipper on a keelboat
    • 3 participants per course / 1 instructor, 15 hours of instruction
    • Course details (pdf)
    • Course format:
      • 2 hour evening zoom session 7-9pm four days prior to your time on the water to cover course theory and the student workbook
      • 13 hours over two days at the lake with your instructor, starting at 9 am each day
      • Depending on instructor availability, lesson days at the lake are Monday/Tuesday OR Thursday/Friday OR Saturday/Sunday
    • this course is available as a Women's Only course led by a female instructor.


    Keelboat Skipper Course ($325)


    • Expand your skills as a skipper
    • Prerequisite: Start Keelboat Sailing Course or equivalent experience
    • This course is for people wanting to join the Club's Co-op Boat Program and those who want to take the Keelboat Cruising Course to charter a sailboat.
    • Includes content specific to Glenmore Reservoir - dock protocol, launching and retrieving a trailerable sailboat, leaving and returning to the dock under sail, local conditions, wing on wing downwind sailing and more.
    • Course format:
      • 2 hour evening zoom session 7-9pm four days prior to your time on the water to cover course theory and the student workbook
      • 13 hours over two days at the lake with your instructor, starting at 9 am each day
      • Depending on instructor availability, lesson days at the lake are Monday/Tuesday OR Thursday/Friday OR Saturday/Sunday
    • 3 participants per course / 1 instructor, 15 hours

      Keelboat Cruising Course


      • Complete your Basic Cruising Standard with this course. Develop the comprehensive sailing skills most sailboat charter companies want to see before they turn you loose to enjoy cruising the Gulf Islands.
      • Prerequisite: Keelboat Skipper course and a minimum of 10 hours of sailing as the skipper of a sailboat.
      • 3 participants per course with 1 instructor

      Keelboat Spinnaker

      • Learn how to rig, hoist, gybe and douse a spinnaker.
      • Prerequisite: Keelboat Skipper Course or equivalent experience (key activities for this course include gybing the mainsail, physical ability & balance to be on the foredeck)
      • Co-op Boat Program members must take this course or have experience before flying a spinnaker on the Co-op Keelboats.
      • 3 participants per course / 1 instructor
      • Course details (pdf)


    Continue sailing after your course...

    • Join the Club's Co-op Boat Program 
    • Participate in recreational and racing events with the Club.
    • Sail with experienced members and build your sailing skills through our Pickup Crew List. 
    • Join us for a social at the Club.


    Upcoming events

      • June 30, 2022
      • July 05, 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 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 05, 2022
      • July 10, 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 07, 2022
      • July 12, 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 10, 2022
      • July 15, 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 10, 2022
      • July 15, 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 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 12, 2022
      • July 18, 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 14, 2022
      • July 19, 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

      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 19, 2022
      • July 24, 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 19, 2022
      • July 24, 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 20, 2022
      • July 24, 2022
      • 3 sessions
      • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      The Club's Keelboat Skipper course expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills(*).

      This Skipper course puts you in charge of the boat and crew through all sailing manoeuvers.

      Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

      Basic Cruising Skills Book

      For this course, the Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading.

      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.



      Course Information:

      • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 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 Basic Cruising Standard).
      • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
      • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

      Questions? Email us.

      ~~~~

      * 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. 

      • July 21, 2022
      • July 26, 2022
      • 3 sessions
      • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      The Club's Keelboat Skipper course expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills(*).

      This Skipper course puts you in charge of the boat and crew through all sailing manoeuvers.

      Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

      Basic Cruising Skills Book

      For this course, the Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading.

      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.



      Course Information:

      • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 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 Basic Cruising Standard).
      • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
      • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

      Questions? Email us.

      ~~~~

      * 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. 

      • July 21, 2022
      • July 26, 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 28, 2022
      • 3 sessions
      • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
      • 1
      Register

      The Club's Keelboat Skipper course expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills(*).

      This Skipper course puts you in charge of the boat and crew through all sailing manoeuvers.

      Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

      Basic Cruising Skills Book

      For this course, the Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading.

      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.



      Course Information:

      • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 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 Basic Cruising Standard).
      • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
      • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

      Questions? Email us.

      ~~~~

      * 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. 

      • July 24, 2022
      • July 29, 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.

      • July 31, 2022
      • August 05, 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 02, 2022
      • August 05, 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 02, 2022
      • August 07, 2022
      • 3 sessions
      • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
      • 0
      Join waitlist

      The Club's Keelboat Skipper course expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills(*).

      This Skipper course puts you in charge of the boat and crew through all sailing manoeuvers.

      Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

      Basic Cruising Skills Book

      For this course, the Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading.

      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.



      Course Information:

      • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 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 Basic Cruising Standard).
      • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
      • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

      Questions? Email us.

      ~~~~

      * 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. 

      • August 04, 2022
      • August 07, 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 09, 2022
      • August 14, 2022
      • 3 sessions
      • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
      • 2
      Register

      The Club's Keelboat Skipper course expands your sailing knowledge and experience, and adds skills required to be a successful lake sailor in Calgary - including sailing away from and to the dock and trailering skills(*).

      This Skipper course puts you in charge of the boat and crew through all sailing manoeuvers.

      Successful completion requires consistent demonstration of abilities on the water.

      Basic Cruising Skills Book

      For this course, the Basic Cruising Skills book is required reading.

      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.



      Course Information:

      • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 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 Basic Cruising Standard).
      • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
      • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

      Questions? Email us.

      ~~~~

      * 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. 

      • August 11, 2022
      • August 16, 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 14, 2022
      • August 19, 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 16, 2022
      • August 21, 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 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 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 18, 2022
      • August 23, 2022
      • 3 sessions