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Due to Covid-19 our Learn to Sail program may be modified in 2021.

Learn to Sail 2021

Spring has arrived and our sailing season is moving closer. PYC is pleased to be able to offer a Learn to Sail program this summer to returning and new sailors. Safety is our number one priority, and we will be enforcing all COVID-19 regulations and recommendations from the Nova Scotia government and health agencies and Sail Nova Scotia. We will continue to closely monitor the guidelines while we plan and we will make adjustments as required. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this evolving situation.

Youth Sailing Lessons

Wet Feet: (ages 5-8) designed to give young sailors a fun and safe first sailing experience and learn the basics of sailing. The goal of this class is for participants to learn the basics of sailing while becoming comfortable being in a boat and on the water. 

CANSail 1&2: (ages 8-16) Introductory program with a focus on fun, safety, and fundamental skills in any type of boat (single/ double handed).  Fundamental stage of the Learn to Sail Dinghy.

CANSail 3&4: (ages 10-16) Progressively builds and develops skills learned in CANSail 1&2, with a focus on keeping the sailor engaged with stage appropriate challenges and learning. Applied skill acquisition in any type of boat (single / double handed). Learn to Sail Fast stage of the Learn to Sail Dinghy.

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Adult Sailing Lessons

Adult lessons will be offered in 2021 and must follow COVID-19 protocols. For more information, please email Elizabeth, the Learn to Sail Director.

Members: Private: $30/hour, Semi-private: $40/hour

Non-members: Private: $40/hour, Semi-private: $50/hour

In addition to lessons, we have Lightning Races for adults that may interest you.