Intermediate Sailing (evenings+Saturday) Aug 1-6

  • 1 Aug 2022
  • 6 Aug 2022
  • 5 sessions
  • 1 Aug 2022, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • 3 Aug 2022, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • 4 Aug 2022, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • 5 Aug 2022, 5:00 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • 6 Aug 2022, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • Jericho Sailing Center
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  • Members must submit payment to reserve a spot. A reservation may be canceled up to 7 days before the start of class.

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This class is for sailors who have a good handle on the basics and would like to progress beyond our beginner sailboat fleet. Once competent on the Laser, with additional training one can progress further on our skiffs or catamarans.


  • wetsuit
  • comfortable and competent taking a guest on a two-person skiff:
    • reading wind and tide indications and forecasts
    • knowing all basic names for parts of a two person skiff
    • tying basic knots: bowline, figure-8
    • ramp and beach handling, launching, landing, in up to 15 knots of wind
    • tacking, gybing, sail trim
    • knowing right of way rules

Note: If this class is full, you are welcome to join our waitlist on this Signal app group.

Course content:

  • become competent on the Laser, the only single-handed sailboat in our fleet
  • improve your skills on the water on a more nimble and unstable boat: sail trim and body weight position for better performance, roll tack, rudderless steerage, how to move in no wind
  • learn sailboat racing basics, so that you can take part in the races hosted by Jericho on Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons

Schedule: 18 hours over 5 sessions:

  • four 3-hour evening sessions on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • a 6-hour sessions (10am to 4pm) on Saturday

To pass the course:

  • you can rig, de-rig, and take good care of the equipment
  • you are in control at all times and do not endanger yourself or others, from launching to racing close to other boats to landing
  • you have a good sense of the weather and sea conditions for your skill level.

If you are unsure if this is the right class for you, feel free to contact our head instructor at

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Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St., Vancouver BC V6R 4K5
Like most of Vancouver, the Jericho Sailing Centre is located on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
including the territories of xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) - What does that mean?

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