Indoor sailing theory courses - Glenmore Sailing School

Glenmore Sailing School Indoor sailing theory courses

Are you interested in learning to sail? Get a head start this winter and learn the theoretical part of sailing so you can better apply it when you start to sail next summer. 

Our indoor sailing theory courses are finished for the season. Looking for sailing lessons? Check out our spring and summer options.

Types of sailing theory


Our theory courses are a great way to prepare you for next spring and summer's sailing classes to gain a deeper understanding of sailing concepts on the water.

Choose your course and register below. When you have successfully registered, you will received a confirmation email.

Adult

Cansail 1 – Learn to Sail Theory

New sailors learn the basic operation of how sailboats work, and the mechanics of rigging, balance, direction and propulsion. This course covers the theoretical content of Cansail 1 and 2 levels and prepares participants for success.

No previous experience is required for this course.

Adult

CanSail 3, 4 & 5 - Theory and Training

This intermediate sailing course focuses on teaching the theoretical content of Cansail 3, 4 and 5. Students will learn upwind, downwind, gybing, tacking and hiking techniques. Also covered are the basics of racing theory, tactics and how sail control works.

Pre-requisite: Cansail 2 certification to attend this course.

Youth

CanSail 3, 4 & 5 - Theory and Training

This intermediate sailing course focuses on teaching the theoretical content of Cansail 3, 4, and 5. Students will learn upwind, downwind, gybing, tacking, and hiking techniques. Also covered are the basics of racing theory, tactics, and how sail control works.

Pre-requisite: Cansail 2 certification to attend this course.

Benefits of taking our courses


  • Extends CANsail 1 and CANSail 3, 4, and 5 to advanced students and prepares you for the practical on-the-water courses.
  • Gain a more thorough understanding and gives you the time to engage with sailing theory.
  • Prepares participants for success in sailing on the water.

Where do I take the courses?


Our Winter courses will take place in the main area of the recently renovated Glenmore Sailing School building.

Tables and chairs will be set up and you will be given the opportunity to learn how to set up tie knots, practice rigging, etc.

The Glenmore sailing school was recently renovated and completed in May 2021.

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