Bedford Basin Yacht Club

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN FOR OUR JUNIOR PROGRAMS ON:

February 21st, 2022 @ 10am

Register At: bbyc.checklick.com

If a course is full, we encourage you to join the waitlist. If other sailors move or cancel their registration, spots may become available. 

Members receive 10% off junior sailing fees.

Our Programs:

Wet Feet

The Wet Feet program is designed to provide a safe and fun early introduction to sailing for ages 5-8. This course, taught in Optimist Dinghies, will teach the fundamentals of dinghy sailing through fun games and activities. Lunchtime supervision is provided. Sailors can register for one week or several. 

Dates:

Course Title

Date

Time

Cost

WET FEET 1

Jul 4 - Jul 8

9:00-4:00         

$275          

WET FEET 2

Jul 11 - Jul 15

9:00-4:00         

$275

WET FEET 3

Jul 18 - Jul 22

9:00-4:00

$275

WET FEET 4

Jul 25 - Jul 29

9:00-4:00

$275

WET FEET 5

Aug 1 - Aug 5

9:00-4:00

$275

WET FEET 6

Aug 8 - Aug 12

9:00-4:00

$275

WET FEET 7

Aug 15 - Aug 19

9:00-4:00

$275

WET FEET 8         

Aug 22 - Aug 26

9:00-4:00

$275

Register at: bbyc.checklick.com

Intro Opti

The Intro Opti program will teach Sailors the basics of dinghy sailing and get them comfortable handling an Opti by themselves. This program follows the Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 curriculum. This program is for sailors who:

  • Are under 115 lbs
  • Age 9 or older
  • Are new to sailing OR working on completing their CANSail 1 or 2 Levels. 

Course Title

Date

Time

Cost

INTRO OPTI 1

Jul 4 - Jul 15

9:00-4:00         

$490

INTRO OPTI 2

Jul 18 - Jul 29

9:00-4:00         

$490

INTRO OPTI 3

Aug 1 - Aug 12

9:00-4:00

$490

INTRO OPTI 4

Aug 15 - Aug 26

9:00-4:00

$490


Register at: bbyc.checklick.com


Intro 420

The Intro 420 program will teach Sailors the basics of dinghy sailing and get them comfortable handling a 420 dinghy with a partner. This program follows the Sail Canada CANSail 1&2 curriculum. This program is for sailors who:

  • Are over 115 lbs
  • Age 9 or older
  • Are new to sailing OR working on completing their CANSail 1 or 2 Levels. 

Course Title

Date

Time

Cost

INTRO 420 1

Jul 4 - Jul 15

9:00-4:00         

$490

INTRO 420 2

Jul 18 - Jul 29

9:00-4:00         

$490

INTRO 420 3

Aug 1 - Aug 12

9:00-4:00

$490

INTRO 420 4

Aug 15 - Aug 26

9:00-4:00

$490


Register at: bbyc.checklick.com

Intermediate Opti

The Intermediate Opti program teaches more advanced sailing skills and continues to build on skills developed in Intro programs.  This program is great choice for sailors who want to refine their skills before joining our Race Team, or pursuing their Sail Canada Instructor certifications. This is also perfect for sailors who aren’t sure if racing is for them, and just want to work on more advanced skills and have FUN with their friends. This program follows the Sail Canada CANSail 3&4 Curriculum. Sailors in this program should:

  • Weigh under 115 lbs
  •  Have completed their CANSail 2
  • Course Title

    Date

    Time

    Cost

    INTERMEDIATE OPTI 1

    Jul 4 - Jul 15

    9:00-4:00         

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE OPTI 2

    Jul 18 - Jul 29

    9:00-4:00         

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE OPTI 3

    Aug 1 - Aug 12

    9:00-4:00

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE OPTI 4

    Aug 15 - Aug 26

    9:00-4:00

    $490

    Register at: bbyc.checklick.com


    Intermediate 420

    The Intermediate 420 program teaches more advanced sailing skills and continues to build on skills developed in Intro programs.  This program is great choice for sailors who want to refine their skills before joining our Race Team, or pursuing their Sail Canada Instructor certifications. This is also perfect for sailors who aren’t sure if racing is for them, and just want to work on more advanced skills and have FUN with their friends. This program follows the Sail Canada CANSail 3&4 Curriculum. Sailors in this program should:

  • Weigh over 115 lbs
  •  Have completed their CANSail 2
  • Course Title

    Date

    Time

    Cost

    INTERMEDIATE 420 1

    Jul 4 - Jul 15

    9:00-4:00         

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE 420 2

    Jul 18 - Jul 29

    9:00-4:00         

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE 420 3

    Aug 1 - Aug 12

    9:00-4:00

    $490

    INTERMEDIATE 420 4

    Aug 15 - Aug 26

    9:00-4:00

    $490

    Register at: bbyc.checklick.com


    Environmental Responsibility 

    As sailors we are privileged to play on the ocean everyday and, as such, consider ourselves stewards of the environment. Appreciation for and enjoyment of a clean ocean is a key component of our sailing program.

    What to Bring

    Please label all of your sailors belongings.

    • Life Jacket 
    • Sunscreen, Hat, and Sunglasses (we take sun safety very seriously)
    • REUSABLE water bottle
    • Lunch and lots of snacks
    • Change of clothes and extra socks
    • Closed-toed shoes for on the water - Sailors without closed toed shoes will not be permitted to sail
    • Closed-toed shoes for on land (running shoes are recommended) 
    • Rain Gear
    • Swim Suit and Towel
    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR



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