Dinghy Sailing

We have an excellent Dinghy fleet at HCSP, which includes many 420s Performance Racing Dinghies, Hobie Bravos, Hobie Waves and Laser Picos. Ask about our Adult Dinghy Membership!

Sail Canada Basic Dinghy Sailing (Adult)– CANSail 1 & 2

This course is designed for complete beginners to dinghy sailing, and also for those wishing to improve their skills and develop their experience. Based on the nationally recognized Sail Canada CANSail 1 & 2 standard, this course is taught on board our Laser Picos and 420 performance racing dinghies. You will learn fundamental sailing concepts such as direction and balance in this fun and challenging course. Note that certain dinghy maneuvers involve getting wet so please bring a change of clothes.

24 hours / $485

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Sail Canada Intermediate Dinghy Sailing (Adult) – CANSail 3 & 4

HCSP’s Intermediate Dinghy standard is designed for students who have achieved their CANSail 3 & 4 accreditation, and includes training in advanced boat handling, boat acceleration, racing fundamentals, sail theory and spinnaker work. We encourage those that attain this level to join the club as a member and enjoy a season of on-water adventure with the amazing backdrop of Toronto’s world class skyline. Note that certain dinghy maneuvers involve getting wet so please bring a change of clothes.

24 hours / $520

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NEW in 2019

Sail Canada iCANadvance Spring Sailing (Junior) – CANSail (various)

This new Spring Junior Sailing course is designed for eager young sailors to get extra sailing experience before the summer begins. Taught by our CANSail certified instructors, it provides the opportunity for participants to advance through their CANSail levels, with focus on the participants individual sailing needs and aspirations. Under the guidance and supervision of our coaches, participants will have fun sailing various dinghies ranging from Laser Picos to 420’s in Toronto’s beautiful inner harbour. This 18 hr-course is scheduled over three sessions from 9am-3pm, on Saturday 1st, 8th & 15th June, 2019. Please note that if you do not have any prior CANSail experience, please call our offices and we will see how we can best accommodate you. Note that certain dinghy maneuvers involve getting wet so please bring a change of clothes.

18 hours / $480

Course Dates – Saturday, June 1st, 8th, & 15th – 9am-3pm

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