adventures & sailing challenges
These courses are for the adventurer. You would like to explore Desolation Sound, sail at night under a starlit sky, venture offshore and spend several days at sea, out of the sight of land or you dream about crossing an ocean, then these courses are for you/
Advanced Cruising Standard
Do you see yourself exploring the coast beyond the Gulf Islands? Would you like to discover the West Coast of Vancouver Island? Take the advanced sailing class. This course builds on the intermediate course and includes boat and crew management, night sailing, and flying a spinnaker! This course will include an overnight non-stop passage.
Learn more about the Advanced Cruising Standard.
Advanced prep courses
You would like to take the charter skipper or advanced skipper course but feel you might want some more training or need to build the required seatime?
Join one of our prep courses:
The inside passage of Vancouver Island, the delivery to Port McNeill or the one way sail from Victoria to Vancouver might be what you are looking for. If you need more specific training: Combine a prep course with a Skill Development clinic.
Offshore Sailing Expedition
Ready for the ultimate sailing adventure? Have you ever dreamt of crossing an ocean on a sailboat? Can you imagine sailing beyond the horizon, dolphins playing in your bow wave and albatrosses circling high above you? Then this is your chance for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Learn more about the Simply Sailing Offshore Expeditions.
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