2019 Sailing Course Dates & Prices

Internationally Recognised Yacht Courses for all ability levels.

Extensive and varied wildlife, calm waters and great scenery are just a few of the reasons to come sailing in the Gulf Islands and Georgia Strait.

Calm anchorages and bustling farmers markets, shell beaches and tidal races. This sailing area attracts hundreds of keen boaters each summer so come and enjoy it with us before and after the main crowds.


All dates shown are the 1st and last day of training, arrive at 4 pm the day before the course start date at no additional cost.

Yachting courses include - accommodation on yacht (in shared cabin), instructor, fuel, mooring fees and on board food.

Also includes school processing fees and certificates.

Does not include IYT student online registration which can be done at no charge on the IYT website.

For private cabin add 50% and request at time of booking. Subject to availability. 

Online Bookings start in February but if you would like to secure a place before then we can book you onto any of the courses below by phone and email.

Beginner - International Crew Courses

Intermediate - International Bareboat Skipper & Transport Canada ICC

Advanced - Yachtmaster Coastal

All prices in Canadian Dollars, (+5%GST)

Own boat tuition and private group courses are available for 2 or more people. Please see the other price pages for details.

Please contact us for bespoke prices and availability as each of these bookings are calculated based upon  your requirements.



Book early to secure your price and place - Prices above are valid until 60 days prior to course start date.

All yacht courses require a $750 non refundable deposit upon booking.

No spaces can be guaranteed without a deposit being paid.

All courses are subject to availability and minimum student numbers.

Final payment must be made 30 days prior to start date.

We have a 30 day cut off for all courses. Courses cannot be booked within 30 days of start date

Sessions will be pulled 30 days before start date should we not reach minimum numbers of 3.

For full Terms and Conditions please click here

400 Newcastle Ave. Nanaimo, BC

T: 250-754-7011

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