CANSail 5 & 6

Opti and Laser in sailing race

The CANSail 5 & 6 program is offered in two-week sessions. Each program runs Monday to Friday both weeks, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Here are the session dates for 2021: 

  • July 5 to 16
  • July 19 to 30
  • August 2 to 13
  • August 16 to 27

This program offers instruction for three types of boat - Optimist and 420 (available from HSC), or Laser (supplied by the sailor).

 

The Optimist 

Participants must have Coach approval. Sailors will work on refining boat handling skills, tactics, and strategy. This team's goal will be to travel to local and possibly out of province events representing HSC. Sailors will receive Optimist specific coaching from a race team coach. Regattas may fall on weekends and will require support from parents/guardians for team travel. 

 

420 & Laser 

The Race Team will work on refining boat handling skills, tactics, and strategy. This team's goal will be to travel to local and possibly out of province events representing HSC. Sailors will receive Laser and 420 specific coaching from a race team coach. Regattas may fall on weekends and will require support from parents/guardians for team travel.  

  

Cost for Participants 

  • $495.00 (HST charged on 420 and Laser classes) - for each two-week session (includes use of HSC boat) 
  • $16 - Annual Sail Nova Scotia fee (we remit this fee on your behalf) 
  • $32 - Sail Canada Annual Membership (we remit this fee on your behalf)
  • $50 - Annual HSC Junior Membership fee. This fee is waived if you hold a Family Membership 
  • Bringing your own boat? Deduct $50 per session  

 

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