Kids in Keelboats is a five day introductory sailing program to keelboat sailing. Building on previous sailing knowledge, this course introduces youth to the skills required to sail a 21' keelboat and how to sail it as a team. The SanJuan21 keelboat is a safe boat for youth.
Completion of CANSail 1 is a prerequisite for this course.
This video gives the youth perspective about sailing on bigger boats.
Some favourite comments include:
- "There are no sidelines in sailing, you are part of a team."
- "It's a good bonding experience."
- "You're learning about communication."
- "I didn't know I wanted to go sailing until I got invited"