What is CANSail?
CANSail refers to Canada's updated sailor training standards. CANSail Dinghy is Sail Canada's dinghy program for clubs to deliver across Canada. CANSail is a leading sail training initiative to foster performance in sailing and life long participation in the sport.
Sail Canada tradition standards & programming is tried and true, but existed unaltered from its establishment 23 or more years ago! CANSail is designed to be a set of progressive learn to sail standards focused on providing sailors with a solid foundation of core skills. It allows sailors to learn and progress in any tupe of boat and consolidates key skills and solid experiences before adding complex skills.
Wet Feet - Programming specific to ages 5-8 years, in an Optimist Dinghy.
CANSail 1 & 2 - Fundamental kill acquisition in any type of boat (single / double handed).
CANSail 3 & 4 - Applied skill aquisition in any type of boat (single / double handed).
CANSail 5 & 6 - Applied skill consolidation in any type of boat (single / double handed).
Chutes & Wires - Specialized double handed performance skill consolidation.
What CANSail level should my sailor be in this year?
See the sailor placement guide.
How do the CANSail levels line up with Sail Canada traditional levels?
See the equivalency chart.
|Learn to Sail|
|Pleasure Craft Operator Card|
|ROC (M) - VHF Certificate|
|Instructors and Coaches|
|Become a CANSail Coach|
|CANSail Coach Course Dates|
|Become a LTC+P Instructor|
|RM & Judging Courses|
|2016 BC Summer Games|
|Sport Center Carding Criteria|
|ORC (Offshore Racing Congress)|