Welcome to Junior White Sail

White Sail is the second step in the sailing sequence, after completion of Wet Feet program. Older children without Wet Feet sailing experience as well as children under 10 yrs of age with Wet Feet experience, may be considered in this program. Generally, sailors spend a minimum of four weeks in each step of the White Sail sequence, depending on skill level. 

About White Sail Intro 

This is for the beginner sailor, ages 10+, or children who meet the requirements outlined above. Basic sailing skills will be taught with an emphasis on FUN! We will cover nomenclature, safety, rigging, crewing and also introduce steering. We will emphasize and foster a love of sailing and waterfront activities, which will translate easily into sailing skills. Please see your child's sailing instructor to help determine when your child is ready to move up to White Sail Intermediate, as this will vary on an individual basis. Sailors will follow the CANSail 1 curriculum. 

Cost

Weekly: $250.00
Prices are in Canadian dollars and include tax

Please Note

  • Non-members add an additional 20% surcharge
  • ‚ÄčThere are no refunds in the event of inclement weather (On-shore instruction and activities will substitute) 

About White Sail Intermediate

This is for the intermediate sailor, ages 10+ (recommended age) who has a working knowledge of sailing and boating safety. Steering will be offered and encouraged, but not required. These sailors will be expected to venture out in higher winds than White Sail Introduction. Certain activities may be combined with White Sail Introduction according to class size, wind strength and students age. Sailors will follow the CANSail 2 curriculum. 

Cost

Weekly: $250.00
Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include tax

  • Non-members add an additional 20% surcharge
  • There are no refunds in the event of inclement weather (On-shore instruction and activities will substitute) 

Day/Time

Monday through Friday
9:00 am until 4:00 pm

Location

Classes meet under the tent on the side lawn, adjacent to the playground

Program Dates

Week 1:  June 25th - June 29th  
Week 2:  July 2rd - July 6th  
Week 3:  July 9th - July 13th  
Week 4: July 16th - July 20th   
Week 5: July 23rd - July 27th    
Week 6:  July 30th - August 3rd        
Week 7:  August 6th - August 10th       
Week 8:  August 13th - August 17th 

What to Bring

  • Life jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Sandals/water shoes
  • Towel
  • Spare change of clothes
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Rain jacket/pant depending on weather
  • Sailing gloves (optional)
Wednesday Racing - Opti, O'Pen BIC, 420

Wednesday night races is an adjunct program designed for our junior sailors to give them racing experience while still working in a familiar environment. It is open to sailors from our Wet Feet to our 420 Varsity team. To participate, check with your sailing instructor if you have questions as to whether or not your child is ready for racing. Sailors should arrive at the BCC no later than 5:30 pm to rig their boats and head onto the water. Sailing generally concludes between 7:00 pm-7:30 pm. Scoring for the races works in three week blocks; awards are given at the Junior Activities Banquet at the end of the summer for each category of boats. After racing, there is a parent sponsored potluck under the tent on the side lawn. Each family is asked to bring a dish to share; it is a great way to know other families in the program. Questions? Please contact John Marynowski, who is heading up the Wednesday night races in 2018.