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General Information

Bras d'Or Yacht Club in Baddeck, has been delivering sailing lessons for more than 60 years. Our tried and true Kingfisher prams and our newer fleet of 420's offer excellent learning opportunity in the warm and protected waters of the Bras d'Or Lakes. Sailing is a life long sport that we are excited to introduce to all regardless of age or ability. Check out our Learn to Sail courses for youth and adults (coming soon!) Bras d'Or Yacht Club members enjoy a 40% discount on our already reasonable rates. This season we have had to alter the course volume and registration because of instructor shortage but we are hopeful that we will be able to increase the capacity soon...so please join the waiting list if the course is full! Registration will be on a first come first serve basis; however, we reserve the right to limit registrations to one session to provide opportunity for all to participate.Thank you!! By August you may want further improve your sailing skills during our annual Regatta Week celebrations. See you on the water!

Adult Sailing Lessons

Adult Sailing Classes

Tues July 25 and Thurs July 27 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM Tues Aug 1 and Thurs Aug 3 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Jul 25 to Aug 03, 2017

8 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $180.00 plus HST(15%)

Tues Aug 15 and Thurs Aug 17 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM Tues Aug 22 and Thurs Aug 24 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Aug 15 to Aug 24, 2017

6 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $180.00 plus HST(15%)
CANSail 1/2 Session 2

See above. This session we will have another instructor and therefore full days will be possible

2 Weeks M/W/F - 12:30 - 4:30 PM TU/TH - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Jul 17 to Jul 28, 2017

0 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $210.00 plus HST(15%)
CanSail 3/4 Session 1

The students learn to apply the fundamentals learned in CANSail 1/2 to doubled handed boats and improve their single handed sailing skills. This is where they begin to learn to make their boats go fast! They will be mentoring the less experienced students for a portion of the morning in the Albacores. mentorship will help a roots of empathy culture within our program.

2 Weeks (Aug 7 - 11 NO CLASSES during Regatta Week) M/W/F - 12:30 - 4:30 PM TU/TH - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Jul 31 to Aug 18, 2017

5 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $210.00 plus HST(15%)
Wet Feet 4

The Wet Feet program is designed to give young sailors (ages 5 – 7) a fun and safe first sailing experience. Course includes safety, balance, steering, propulsion, tacking, stopping, and acceleration. All skills are taught, practiced, and developed, using fun games and activities on and off the water. Half days Mon, Wed & Friday.

Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Jul 24 to Jul 28, 2017

1 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $50.00 plus HST(15%)
Wet Feet 5

The Wet Feet program is designed to give young sailors (ages 5 – 7) a fun and safe first sailing experience. Course includes safety, balance, steering, propulsion, tacking, stopping, and acceleration. All skills are taught, practiced, and developed, using fun games and activities on and off the water. Half days Mon, Wed & Friday.

Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Jul 31 to Aug 04, 2017

3 remaining (waitlist available) add to order ... $50.00 plus HST(15%)
Bras d'Or Yacht Club

Bras d'Or Yacht Club

1 Jones St, Baddeck

Sharon McIntyre

902-295-2107