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Keelboat 1 - Start Keelboat Sailing

This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.
No prerequisite.

Upcoming events

    • July 08, 2024
    • July 09, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • July 13, 2024
    • July 14, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • July 27, 2024
    • July 28, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 2
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • July 29, 2024
    • July 30, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • August 08, 2024
    • August 09, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • August 15, 2024
    • August 16, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • August 22, 2024
    • August 23, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    • September 14, 2024
    • September 15, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • http://bit.ly/HeritageDocks
    • 3
    Register

    Welcome to Calgary's sailing community.

    This is the first course to take when learning to sail a keelboat as an adult.

    Keelboat 1 (Start Keelboat Sailing) develops fundamental keelboat sailing skills in moderate daytime conditions.

    Your self-study pre-course workbook can take up to 3 hours to complete. This is reviewed and marked at the reservoir with your instructor.

    This is a 15 hour course is taught over two consecutive 7.5 hour days at the Glenmore Reservoir.

    Course Information:

    • Afloat sessions for this course are aboard the Club's SanJuan 21 keelboats.
    • This course is required to crew on the Club's co-op keelboats. 
    • Student Standard for this Course - this course covers all Performance Objectives of the national standard except maneuvering under power. Outboard motors can not be used on lesson sailboats on the Glenmore Reservoir. 
    • Students achieving all Performance Objectives covered during this course will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Club (not the Start Keelboat Sailing Standard).
    • Instructor Standard (qualifications of instructors for this course).
    • Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

    Questions? Email us.


    The Basic Cruising Skills book is optional but HIGHLY recommended. :)

    Students can purchase Basic Cruising Skills at a discounted price when registering for this course. Books will be available to pick up at the clubhouse prior to your course or your instructor will have copies for you the day of your course.

    Revised in 2019; illustrated; 208 pages covering all the skills and language of the rigging and safe operation a sailboat.


    Alberta Sailing Association and Sail Canada Course Levy applied during course registration.

Club Location:
8601 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5H9
(South Glenmore Park) - view map

The Club is fully wheelchair accessible.

Mailing Address:
Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

Phone: (403) 238-2044

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Thank you to the Community Initiatives Program for funding to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.


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