Learn to Sail

Learn to Sail

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Questions? please e-mail ltsatdcyc@gmail.com

Kids Sailing Programs
The Deep Cove Yacht Club is a non-profit organization offering internationally recognized learn to sail programs designed by the Sail Canada and BC Sailing. We have been offering these services to the community for over 25 years!

All of our instructors are certified and specialize in Wet Feet and Opti-level programs. Our modern fleet of boats includes 420 dinghies, Laser I & II, Pirate, Optimist and Oppi.

NEW for 2020
To give students the opportunity to practice what they are learning in class or to brush up on skills they have learned in previous courses, this year we are offering practice sessions - additional sailing time either after class or on weekends. Sailing skills are the same as any other - they can only improve with practice.
Cost and scheduling will depend on the level of interest and the needs of the students but we encourage anyone interested to sign up now so we can begin the planning and scheduling process. We will keep you informed every step of the way in plenty of time for you to decide if timing and costs work for you. 

Students who are taking or have taken these courses are eligible for extra practice sessions:
Opti 1, 2, CS 1, 2, 3 & 4

Cancellation Policy (Revised)

All cancellations must be submitted in writing or via email. Refund amount will vary depending on when the cancellation is received. Note there is an administration fee charged for cancellations.

  • Cancellations received 14 days prior to the course start: 90% refund, 10% admin fee
  • Cancellations received 8-13 days prior to the course start: 70% refund, 30% admin fee
  • Cancellation received 7 or fewer days prior to┬áthe course start - No Refund


You will receive an onscreen confirmation page after you complete your online registration; this is also your payment receipt. Please bring a copy of your registration confirmation on the day of the event.

Financial Assistance Available
A few years ago we set up a bursary fund to help financially disadvantaged children to participate in the Summer Kids program. This program will continue in 2020. We can subsidize a portion, but not all, of the fees in the belief that each student should contribute something towards this very exciting summer experience. For more information please contact our Learn to Sail Director Chris Seed.

Click here for the 2020 Bursary Application Form