Intermediate Sailing, Bareboat Skipper & ICC Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising

5 Days Live Aboard / $1,585 + HST

This course is designed for the Basic Cruising graduate or sailor with equivalent experience. You will perform controlled sailing manoeuvres, prepare meals aboard and pilot the vessel — as both skipper and crew — into an unfamiliar harbour or anchorage.

Upon completion, you will be qualified for the internationally recognized Sail Canada Intermediate Standard, the recommended minimum certification for bareboat chartering.

Requirements prior to taking the standard:

• Basic Cruising Standard or equivalent experience

• ROC(M) VHF with DSC Radio License endorsement

• Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card (or equivalent)

• Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation Standard or Coastal Navigation Standard

Recommended prior to taking the standard:

• Recognized Standard First Aid and CPR certificate

• Sail Canada intermediate Coastal Navigation Standard

To maximize the likelihood of successfully completing the Intermediate Cruising Standard, a student should:

• Have experience as skipper of at least ten day sails (or equivalent)

• Have applied the knowledge and practiced the skills in the Basic Cruising Standard

• Be able to consistently demonstrate the skills learned in the Basic Cruising Standard and the Basic Coastal Navigation Standard. ​

Starts July 26, 2024
Two consecutive weekends
Friday 6pm – 9pm + Onboard Saturday at 9am – Sunday at 5pm
Starts August 29, 2024
One long weekend
Thursday 6pm – 9pm + Onboard Friday at 9am – Monday at 5pm