Adult Learn to Sail CourseGlenmore Sailing Club

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Adult Learn to Sail Course
Sailing Course
For Adults
Small Classes
Personalized
Women's Only
Optional Course
Expert Instruction
Sail Canada Certified
Course Progression
Structured Path
No Membership
Required
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Description

At the Glenmore Sailing Club, individuals are invited to embark on an exciting journey into the world of sailing with the Adult Learn to Sail Course. Whether you’re a novice eager to explore a new hobby or an experienced sailor looking to enhance your skills, their comprehensive courses cater to individuals of all abilities and interests.

Introduction to Sailing

Sailing is more than just a recreational activity—it’s a thrilling sport that offers endless opportunities for adventure and discovery. Regardless of age, gender, or physical ability, sailing welcomes everyone to experience the joy of gliding across the water under the power of the wind.

Course Progression

The course progression is designed to guide participants through each stage of their sailing journey, from mastering the basics to achieving advanced certifications. Here’s a breakdown of the recommended path:

Keelboat 1: Start Keelboat Sailing

  • Dive into sailing fundamentals with the introductory course.
  • No prior experience required.
  • Learn the essentials of crewing and skippering on a keelboat.
  • Small class sizes ensure personalized instruction.
  • Optional Women’s Only course available.

Keelboat 2: Keelboat Skipper

  • Build upon skills as a skipper and prepare for more advanced sailing adventures.
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Keelboat 1 or equivalent experience.
  • Gain specialized knowledge tailored to sailing on the Glenmore Reservoir.
  • Ideal for those interested in joining the Co-op Boat Program or pursuing further certifications.

Keelboat 3: Keelboat Cruising

  • Take sailing to the next level with an immersive three-day cruising course.
  • Explore the scenic tidal waters of the Gulf Islands.
  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Keelboat 2 (Keelboat Skipper).
  • Earn the Basic Cruising Standard certification upon meeting performance objectives.

Expert Instruction

Instructors are seasoned sailors with Sail Canada certification and extensive experience navigating both local and coastal waters. With their expert guidance and support, participants receive the knowledge and skills needed to become confident and capable sailors.

Membership and Certification

Membership is not required to participate in sailing courses, making it accessible to all individuals interested in learning to sail. Additionally, Radio Operator Certificate (ROCm) and Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) are not mandatory for sailing on the Glenmore Reservoir.

Get Started Today

Ready to set sail on a sailing journey? Join the Glenmore Sailing Club and embark on an unforgettable adventure on the water. Whether starting from scratch or seeking advanced training, the Adult Learn to Sail Course has something for everyone. Register now and discover the thrill of sailing with them!

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Glenmore Sailing Club
Glenmore Sailing Club
8601 24 St SW
Calgary, T2V 5H9
Glenmore Sailing Club
Glenmore Sailing Club
8601 24 St SW
Calgary, T2V 5H9
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