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We are your Canadian Leapard dealer.
Evolving from 40 years of customer feedback, we pooled our expertise with builders Robertson and Caine to design the Leopard line of blue water cruising catamarans. As the Canadian dealer for Leopard Catamarans, we're proud to say that over 1200 Leopard cats have now sailed more than 11 million miles and the world’s largest oceans.
Yacht Charters Vancouver Island
Choose from ASA, ISPA or Sail Canada
Basic Keelboat - Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged keelboat of approximately 20 to 27 feet in length by day in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards. Auxiliary power operation is not required.
Basic Coastal Cruising - Demonstrated ability to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered (outboard or inboard engine) keelboat of approximately 25 to 35 feet length by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Knowledge of cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather forecast interpretation, safety and seamanship.
Course in April & May , only 1 cabin for a couple left includes ASA 101, 103, 104, 114 plus certification, book now
Competent Crew - Certified to live aboard a sailing vessel in tidal waters as Competent Crew. In an emergency, be able to substitute as skipper. Competent to sail a vessel under 30 ft, where no navigational hazards exist, within 5 miles of safe harbor, during daylight hours only, in light to moderate wind condition.
Day Skipper - The holder is certified as the skipper of a live aboard sailing vessel, to be responsible for the safety of his/her vessel and crew, while day sailing in familiar waters, within 10 miles of safe harbor, during daylight, in moderate wind and sea conditions using basic navigational skills.
Sail Canada Program
Basic Crew - To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as competent crew of a sloop rigged keelboat of 6 to 10 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in moderate wind and sea conditions by day..
Basic Cruising - To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sloop rigged keelboat of 6 to 10 meters with an outboard or inboard motor in moderate wind and sea conditions by day.
Courses usually preboard at 1600 hr on Sunday and return at 1600hr on the Friday, March through October. High season July & August.
We are currently planning more course dates, so please call us to discuss the dates that interest you.
Level 1 - Introduction to Sailing
For those students looking for a holiday of a slightly more relaxed nature a Competent Crew standard has been developed to provide a sufficient level of knowledge to assist in the safe operation of a vessel. This 3 day Competent Crew course combines the Pacific Northwest's superb cruising grounds with its award winning coastal wine industry! Join certified sailing instructors and sommeliers for a course ripe with learning and adventure!
This course includes 3 night live aboard accommadation, instruction & course material, linens, towels, sleeping bags, foul weather gear, 3 yummy breakfasts and 2 festive dinners
Ask us about obtaining your VHF radio certifcation and your PCOC Card!
Boat Charters Vancouver Island
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