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 2021:

  • July 5 to 9 
  • July 12 to 16
  • July 19 to 23
  • July 26 to 30
  • August 2 to 6
  • August 9 to 13
  • August 16 to 20
  • August 23 to 27


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 

  • $125 – program fee for a single Wet Feet session 
  • $16 – Annual Sail Nova Scotia fee 


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