COOPER BOATING has set high standards for our courses and graduates of our CORE PROGRAMS may obtain certification with Transport Canada's Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) , Sail Canada's Cruising Standards, or International Yacht Training's International Certificate of Competency (ICC). our CLINICS are meant to dive deeper into specific topics

to help you find the best program for your current level, please consider our 3 basic experience levels:

All prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD, C$)  Taxes extra

Sidney Level One Cruise & Learn - Southern Gulf Islands - Peak Season

Experience cruising life on a 5 day, fully provisioned sail through the Southern Gulf Islands leaving from Sidney, BC. Follow the winds and find the best scenery as you learn about seamanship, safety, anchoring, navigation and boat handling under sail and power. Successful students are awarded the Canadian Yachting Association Basic Cruising Standard and Coast Guard Operators License.

Students write two exams at the end of the course in order to complete the certification process. Please read manuals provided prior to boarding the boat.

Further dates in the Off Season: $1,299

Course departs from Port Sidney Marina in Sidney.

All dates are from 3pm Sunday - 5pm Friday.

IYT course certification may be available; inquire by phone. The IYT Crew certificate will be an additional $100 for course materials, passport and certification.

Course Fee$1499.00

To Sign-Up for This Course

Select a course date. Then click on the "Sign up" button to be redirected to our course registration website.

 Available DatesInstructor