Wet Feet Program

Two young boys in opti boat

The Wet Feet experience is designed to help young sailors feel comfortable on the water, and to experience the sport of sailing in the most positive way. Each group has a maximum of six participants, allowing close and supportive coaching and supervision.  

The program is a half-day introduction for ages 5 to 8. You can choose mornings (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) or afternoons (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Five-year old’s must have completed Grade Primary. You may register your Wet Feet sailor in multiple sessions throughout July and August, however full-day participation is not an option. Here are the session dates for 2019:

  • July 1 to 5
  • July 8 to 12 
  • July 15 to 19
  • July 22 to 26
  • July 29 to August 2
  • August 5 to 9
  • August 12 to 16
  • August 19 to 23


Instruction includes on-the-water sailing in Optimist dinghies with an instructor on board or close alongside, as well as shore-based boating related activities. 


Cost for Participants 

  • $120 – program fee for a single Wet Feet session 
  • $16 – Annual Sail Nova Scotia fee 
  • Additional weeks cost $120 each.


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