Simply Sailing School - Sailing Lessons in Vancouver, BC
Experience Vancouver from a completely different vantage point. Feel the fun and freedom of commanding a beautiful sailing boat, while learning new skills and earning a certificate which is recognized worldwide.
Simply Sailing is a Vancouver based, Sail Canada (CYA) registered sailing school. Our approach to sailing is simple: Hands on learning on local waters on a forgiving boat. Taking sailing lessons will give you an opportunity to explore the exciting world of sailing and become your own Captain.
Sailing classes offered
We offer basic, intermediate, advanced and offshore sailing lessons. Private sailing lessons, introductions to sailing and performance sailing clinics are also available.
The Basic Sailing course is offered both as a day sailing program on weekends and in as a cruise & learn course (live aboard). The Intermediate and Advanced Sailing courses are cruise & learn course.
For the on water sailing classes we will leave from a marina in Vancouver. For the day sailing classes English Bay will be our training area. The cruise and learn classes will take us to the Gulf Islands or along the Sunshine Coast. The Offshore training will take you from Maui back to Vancouver in a 2,500 mile long sailing expedition.
Taking sailing lessons and learning to sail is a very rewarding experience. You will love standing on the sailboat, the wind in your face and marvel at Vancouver’s skyline and the mountains in the background.
Our sailing classes follow the Sail Canada (CYA) curriculum. During the sailing lessons you will learn about boat handling, seamanship and safe boating. Each sailing class will build on the previous sailing lesson and expand your knowledge as a sailor.
Simply Sailing School provides professional and personalized sailing instruction to adventurous adults who want to realize their dream of sailing while exploring BC’s beautiful coastline and marine parks.
To be the number one Sailing School in British Columbia for anyone who seeks to make their dream of exploring our beautiful coast in sailboat come true.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Certificates: CYA, PCOC
Levels: Basic - Advanced
Expeditions: Vancouver Island
Maui - Vancouver
Cost: From $590
Only one spot left on our offshore expedition from Maui to Vancouver.
Two spots open for the Vancouver Island circumnavigation.
Southern Straits 2014 write up and pictures.
What our students say about our sailing lessons:
"Thank you for the wonderful sailing experience! Patrique and I are now hooked! We could not thank you enough for everything, it was beyond expectation :)"
Hi Chris....Just wanted to say thanks again for a great trip. I've taken 4 different courses on the water and your patience, style and attention to detail made for the best instruction I've ever had on a boat."