Instruction and Courses

WELCOME to our Sailing School!

Whether you are a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced sailor, a lifetime of adventure begins here.

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Cruise & Learn

Daysail Vancouver's beautiful English Bay. Explore BC's Vancouver Island, Desolation Sound, the Gulf Islands, and Howe Sound. Learn to sail and cruise in the Caribbean and Thailand.

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Keelboat Racing

Learn the fundamental skills to be a knowledgeable speed contributing Crew and helmsman participating in regattas and long distance races.

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Upcoming Events

VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
January, 21 2017 8:00 am
VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
January, 28 2017 8:00 am
Cruise & Learn- Winter Sailing
January, 30 2017 9:00 am
VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
February, 4 2017 8:00 am
VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
February, 11 2017 8:00 am
VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
February, 18 2017 8:00 am

Cruising Spotlight

Racing Spotlight

Patos Island Race
March, 2 2018 12:00 am

Course Spotlight

VSC100 Introduction to Sailing
January, 21 2017 8:00 am

NauticED Sailing Education Video

NauticEd Sailing School Network

Click HERE to visit the NauticEd Sailing School Network page.

VSC News Blog

  • Could you Pass your RYA International Certificate of Competence Licence?

    Try to answer this coastal navigation question (answer at end): At 1035 your GPS indicated a position of LAT 41° 05.3’N and LONG 72° 33.7′ W. At 1103 your GPS indicates your position to be LAT 41°09.0′ N and LONG 72° 40.0’W. What was your

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  • Getting Started in Keelboat Racing

    VSC offers intermediate level sailors our VSC504 Competent Keelboat Racing program for building the foundation of racing knowledge, seamanship and boat handling skills for racing keelboats 24 - 45 ft. This course includes 5 on-the- water skill building seminars and participation as crew in 5 Vancouver area races

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  • 2015 in Review at the VSC

    Our 2015 sailing adventures reflect on what we accomplished last year:  Vancouver Sailing Club and Vancouver Sailing School (VSC) continues it's safety record of 0 (zero) incidents in the first 11 years of our formation which is brilliant- our "Safety is First"  learn-to-sail & cruise

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