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EHYC Sailing School - Summer 2019 Programs
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The Eagle Harbour Yacht Club (EHYC) is perched on the beautiful West Vancouver coastline, beside Eagle Harbour Beach where we have a protected harbour within which to offer our summer sailing school and camps. 

Our courses run Monday to Friday, including public holidays from 9am to 4pm.

 Our address is 5750 Eagle Harbour Road.

Please take your time driving along Eagle Harbour Road as there are many young children, dogs, and pedestrians in our neighbourhood who also use this road. 

 

Please note – we only accept registrations for EHYC courses, not WVYC. 

We look forward to having your child spend part of the summer with us, enjoying water-based activities with their friends, new and old. This year we continue to offer CANSail courses which allow sailors to spend lots of time on the water learning hands-on sailing skills and progressing through an accredited system of courses. And for kids new and perhaps hesitant to try sailing we have camps that gently introduce them to the water and and the sailing community experience.

Joining our EHYC Junior sailing community also has perks such as the free BBQ lunch cooked up by our coaches on the first Friday of each session.  And the Bake & Sail day on the final day where students bring a picnic lunch, baked items to share with friends, and the group sails to Bowen Island for the day.

Each Junior Sailing School student receives a free t-shirt, and parents are provided with a link to action photos of their children on the water throughout the week. Students in the CANSail programs  receive an interim progress report and final comment card detailing their child's achievements.

Wet Feet($320) – A gentle one-week introduction to sailing in Optimist dinghies for children 6-9 years of age who have no sailing experience. 

Opti CANSail 1($320) - Upon completion of Wet Feet, children 6-9 years of age can begin developing their sailing skills in Optimist dinghies during these one-week courses. 

CANSail 1($550) – A two-week course for children 10+ years of age who are beginning their journey in sailing, using double-handed dinghies. This is an entry level course for older children which teaches fundamental sailing skills including basic sheeting, steering, and boat handling on all points of sail. Upon completion, sailors can sail within defined boundaries set by an instructor.

CANSail 2($550) – A two-week course which builds on the skills learned in CANSail 1. This teaches sailors to adjust their bodies and boats for changes in direction and wind speed while sailing, and to perform boat-handling manoeuvres in a controlled manner while in a controlled setting. 

CANSail 3($550) – A two-week intermediate sailing course which teaches sailors to integrate the fundamental boat handling manoeuvres and balance with basic tactics and strategy as well as applied sail trim. Sailors are exposed to a greater variety of conditions and participate in a club race or club training camp. 

CANSail 4($550) – A two-week advanced sailing course which teaches sailors to perform advanced boat handling manoeuvres in a variety of conditions. Sailors can successfully execute manoeuvres in competitive settings and for tactical and strategic purposes. Sailors participate in a one or two-day regatta. 

Eagle Harbour Summer Sailing Camp($320) – For our friends aged 10-14 interested in having a more relaxed experience, we are offering one-week Eagle Harbour Summer Camps for students who would like to spend time on the water trying out sailing under the supervision of a qualified sailing instructor. This week exposes children to recreational sailing skills (no previous experience necessary), fun and cooperative watercraft games, art projects, and some beach, park and hiking activities. This is a great way to make the most of what Eagle Harbour has to offer, taking advantage of the beach, boats, and sharing experiences with friends.

Bring a Buddy and Early Bird Registration

Friendships are an integral part of the fun of sailing, and we encourage you to sign up a buddy to share the experience. By signing up your child with a friend, we will give each of you a 5% discount. As an added incentive, registrations received before May 15th will earn a $30 discount on two week courses and a $15 discount on 1 week courses. 

Swimming Ability

As our courses and camps are focused on water activities, it is important that your child be comfortable around the water and know how to swim. All children will be required to bring and wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket. They also must be prepared to have their swimming levels tested prior to starting lessons. 

What to Bring

  • Coast Guard approved life jacket (you can rent one if you don’t own one)
  • Bathing suit
  • Change of clothes (at least one)
  • Towel
  • Rain gear
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Proper footwear (please no flip flops or open toed shoes, shoes similar to Natives and Crocs are recommended)
  • Healthy lunch and snacks
  • Helmet (you can rent one from us) to use until you become accustom to ducking when the boom swings over your head :-)

Change of Date and Cancellation Policy

Should your plans change, and you need to modify your registration, please note that there will be a $30 charge. In the event that you need to withdraw from a previously registered course, and your request is received more than 14 days prior to the beginning of the course, a cancellation fee of $50 will be deducted from the refund amount. For our part, EHYC will endeavour to offer a full complement of courses based on the published schedule, however in the event that a specific course does not attract sufficient registration we will reach out to you in as timely a manner as possible and do our best to accommodate our mutual schedules. We do however reserve the right to cancel a course which has less than 4 participants registered, in which case you could either register for another session in our schedule or receive a full refund. Please contact the EHYC office (604-921-7636 or ehyc@ehyc.com) to make any changes. 

 Details
Date & Time: Jul 01, 2019 12:00 AM to
Aug 31, 2019 04:00 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]

 

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Location: Eagle Harbour Yacht Club
Junior Room (lower floor behind the office)
5750 Eagle Harbour Road
West Vancouver BC
Canada
V7W1P5
 

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Registration Closes: Aug 31, 2019 11:59 PM

Event Coordinator:

Nancy Mitchell
ehyc@ehyc.org
604-921-7636
Useful Links: EHYC Sailing School Website
 Registration Fees View Waiver
Participant Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
Session A (July 1 to 5) WET FEET (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
3
Session A (July 8 to 12) Opti CANSail 1 (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
Full
Session A (July 1 to 12) CANSail 1/2  
  
$550.00
Full
Session A (July 1 to 12) CANSail 3  
  
$550.00
Yes
Session A (July 1 to 12) CANSail 4  
  
$550.00
Yes
Session B (July 15 to 19) WET FEET (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
Yes
Session B (July 22 to 26) OPTI CANSail 1 (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
1
Session B (July 15 to 26) CANSail 1/2  
  
$550.00
4
Session B (July 15 to 26) CANSail 3  
  
$550.00
Full
Session B (July 15 to 26) CANSail 4  
  
$550.00
Yes
Session C (July 29 to August 2) WET FEET (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
1
Session C (August 5 to 9) OPTI CANSail 1 (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
Yes
Session C (July 29 to August 9) CANSail 1/2  
  
$550.00
1
Session C (July 29 to August 9) CANSail 3  
  
$550.00
Yes
Session C (July 29 to August 9) CANSail 4  
  
$550.00
2
Session D (August 12 to 16) WET FEET (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
4
Session D (August 19-23) OPTI CANSail 1 (1 week only)  
  
$320.00
Yes
Session D (August 12 to 23) CANSail 1/2  
  
$550.00
Full
Session D (August 12 to 23) CANSail 3  
  
$550.00
Full
Session D (August 12-23) CANSail 4  
  
$550.00
Yes
Session A Eagle Harbour Summer Sailing Camp (July 8 to 12)  
  
$320.00
Yes
Session D Eagle Harbour Summer Sailing Camp (August 12 to 16)  
  
$320.00
3
 
 Discount Rebates
An additional discount of 5% is available for registrations of 2 or more students. Please note that this discount is applied only for registrations that are made in the same registration session. Please contact our office ehyc@ehyc.org or 604-921-7636 if you have questions.

 
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Eagle Harbour Yacht Club
5750 Eagle Harbour Road
West Vancouver, BC V7W 1P5