The Club is very excited to offer a new Coastal Keelboat Program is in partnership with the Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club on GSC's Catalina 30 Summer Ice (photos). We have two objectives for this program, education and chartering.
The Coastal Keelboat Program's educational objectives are to teach Basic Coastal Navigation and the Keelboat Cruising courses. Education - Navigation
Basic Coastal Navigation
(theory course ashore in Calgary)
Learn to plan and to safely navigate by day in Canadian coastal and inland local waters. This introductory course offers basic knowledge of navigation theory and is the initial course in a comprehensive set of courses offered by Sail Canada on vessel navigation.
Education - Sailing
Keelboat Cruising course Chartering
(theory ashore in Calgary, three days afloat on west coast, exam ashore in Calgary)
Build on the knowledge and experience from your Start Keelboat and Keelboat Skipper courses on the reservoir.
Summer Ice may be chartered by members meeting the following criteria:
- GSC membership (Family or Individual)
- Keelboat Skipper and Keelboat Cruising, OR Basic Cruising Standard, OR equivalent experience
2023 Schedule for lessons and chartering
Notify me when the 2023 schedule is ready