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Vancouver's Neighbourhood Yacht Club since 1934
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Sailing Lessons at Kitsilano Yacht Club

 

Learn to sail at KYC with Mac Sailing, you can also improve your sailing skills with additional courses.

Call us at 604-224-7245 or e-mail info@macsailing.com

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Children's Summer Camps

Kitsilano Watersports

This program provides kids with an introduction to a number of watersports and activities over the course of a week. This includes Dinghy sailing and Stand-Up paddling. Suitable for ages 9-14. Week long camps held over half-days held July and August. Click here for schedule and registration

Sailing and Lifeguarding Combo's

Jr. Lifeguard Camps (by Vancouver Lifeguard Association)  in the mornings & Watersports Camps (by MacSailing) in the afternoons. 
Suitable for ages 9-14, full day camps.

July 3-7
August 14-18

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Junior Cruiser

This course offers teenagers an introduction to cruising on our Martin 242s. The curriculum includes sailing, trip planning, safety, weather, docking, anchoring, man overboard and local navigation.

The goal for this course is to give students a basic understanding of cruising and the elements involved. Upon completion students will be worthy deckhands for local cruising expeditions. CANSail 1 or equivalent is a prerequisite.

Suitable for ages 13 to 17

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Private Lessons

We tailor a variety of packages for you,will contact your shortly after your purchase to arrange your dinghy instructor and schedule according to your needs.


Adult

Keelboat Day Sailing

The Day Sailing courses are hosted aboard our 24 foot Martin 242's. Courses take over 4 half days between March and November.


We can design a custom course for you and your friends 3-4 participants maximum.

Get your Pleasure Craft Operators Card during the course for 40% off regular rate (optional).

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Basic Cruising


Designed by Sail Canada, internationally recognized. Topics include anchoring, basic navigation and emergency procedures. Courses take place aboard our Martin 242’s,  the program covers theory, navigation and on water sailing. 

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English Bay Cruise

There’s no better way to see Vancouver than cruising around English Bay. Enjoy a 3 hour cruise with a certified instructor aboard our 24 foot sailboats. Have a brief lesson first or head directly out on the water and experience the magic of sailing in English Bay. Group of 4 max.


Private Keelboat Lessons

Keelboat lessons take place at the Kitsilano Yacht Club. We offer our private lessons in a variety of packages.
Lessons are scheduled for a minimum of two hours. We will contact your shortly after your purchase to arrange your instructor and schedule according to your needs.

Private Lessons

We tailor a variety of packages for you,will contact your shortly after your purchase to arrange your dinghy instructor and schedule according to your needs.