Learn to Sail

Launching boats

Ever thought about learning to sail? Does your child love the water and being outside? Are you looking for a new adventure? Sailing is healthy fun for all ages!

In 2022, FSC is planning a variety of courses for youth and adults in July. We will provide an online booking system in early 2022 that will allow you to reserve your spot. For inquiries, or to express interest, please email LTS@falconsailingclub.ca

Sailing Optimists

Youth Learn-To-Sail (July 11-15 and July 25-29)

Half-day sailing lessons for youth with Sail Canada and Manitoba certified coaches. Maximum six youth per session. Cost TBC.

  • Beginner – Monday to Friday (9am to noon) – Youth ages 8+ will get an introduction, or refresher course, to the sport of sailing in Optimist dinghies.
  • Intermediate – Monday to Friday (1pm to 4pm) – Youth ages 12+ will develop their sailing skills in single and double-handed boats.

Adult Learn-To-Sail Weekends (July 16/17 and 23/24)

For all adults, sailing instruction 9:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, with a Sail Canada and Manitoba certified coach. For anyone wanting to learn to sail or to improve their sailing skills.

Cost includes two full days of instruction in the stable, two-person Zest sailboat. Maximum enrolment is eight. Cost TBC.

All 2022 Learn to Sail participants in any of the above programs are eligible for a half price introductory family membership in the Falcon Sailing Club for the balance of the season. Members may use the Club facilities and sail boats. (Cost – $125 for the entire family)

South Whiteshell Women’s Sailing League (SWWSL) Women’s Learn-To-Sail

SWWSL is returning to offer its highly successful half-day sailing lessons for all cis women, trans women and non-binary individuals with Sail Canada and Manitoba certified coaches.

July 11-15; Beginner 1 sailing lessons and

July 25-29 Beginner 2 course for those wanting to further develop their sailing skills.  

Each course is given in five half-day sessions, either morning or afternoon, for a total of 15 hours of instruction.  Maximum enrollment is 10 in each of the morning and afternoon sessions.  Cost TBC.  

July 18 through August 15: SSWSL will be running Monday mentoring and skill development sessions for girls, cis women, trans women and non-binary individuals aged 12+. This is a chance to get together with experienced club sailors for some fun practice and training sessions. Minimum requirement; CanSail 1 or equivalent level of sailing skills.

See South Whiteshell Women’s Sailing League website for information and registration.

Drop-in program at Falcon Sailing Club: For anyone who wants to further refine or develop their skills, we will offer 2-hour one-on-one sessions with an experienced sailor ‘mentor’ for $40 per session ($60 for first session for non-sailing club members, which includes a Sail Manitoba membership). To reserve your spot, look here for a link to a registration service in early 2022. For inquiries, email LTS@falconsailingclub.ca

Sailling the Zest
Sailing the Zest