Do you want to learn more about sailing?  Do you want to improve your sailing skills and your understanding of how sails work?

This Sailing Course covers the practical and theoretical basics of sailing and sailing seamanship. The range of topics is broad: from a description of different sailboat rigs, sail plans, hull types, and rigging to stability, balance, and the physics of sailing; from sailing at different points of sail to handling heavy weather and storm conditions; from spinnaker handling to reefing; from leaving the dock to mooring and anchoring.  It also covers sailing safety, navigation rules, and sailing tactics.

Whether you are a new sailor or you are an experienced sailor and want to increase your sailing knowledge and skills, this course is for you.

See course table of contents.

16 Sussex Street
Halifax, NS B3R 1N8

Course Date

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:00pm


12 weeks, 6:30-9:00 pm every Monday (ending March 30, 2020, with allowance for February holiday), Maximum number of students: 12