IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATE

At Kelowna Yacht Club, we remain focused on ensuring that the health and safety of our colleagues, members, guests and the community is our number one priority. With that in mind, and in light of the actively changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, several changes have been made to our programs. Find more updates on these specific programs by following the links below.

Thank you for your continued support! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Member Services team at any time at [email protected].


Ever dreamed of sailing around the world? Or pictured yourself out on the water, relaxing with the breeze in your face as waves rock gently below. Now’s your chance to learn to sail. We offer a variety of courses for members and the public. Each course will keep you learning and moving forward with your sailing skills. You’re never too old to learn, and have fun doing it.You can learn to sail on a 25-foot keelboat with no experience necessary!

Introduction to Sailing - Keelboat

Please note, due to the actively changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have cancelled Sessions 2 & 3. For more information, contact us at [email protected].


Learn to sail on a 25ft keelboat. Taught by Sail Canada certified instructors, each session has a maximum of four participants with two days spent out on the water. No experience is necessary, and you can learn at any age. the knowledge you will learn is very valuable and will help you get to the next level, Basic Cruising Standard. *Some flexibility regarding dates.

Age: 15+
Price: $300 (Member charge $270)

Pricing does not include GST, which will be applied to select youth offerings and all adult courses.

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Session 1: March 8 & 15 (1:00pm – 4:30pm)
Session 2: April 8 & 15 (5:30pm – 9:00pm) – CANCELLED
Session 3: May 3 & 10 (1:00pm – 4:30pm) – CANCELLED
Session 4: June 14 & 21 (1:00pm – 4:30pm)
Session 5: July 13 & 20 (5:30pm – 9:00pm)
Session 6: August 17 & 24 (5:30pm – 9:00pm)
Session 7: September 9 & 16 (4:30pm – 8:00pm)
Session 8: October 4 & 11 (12:00pm – 3:30pm)

Basic Cruising Standard

Please note, due to the actively changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be suspending this offering for the months of April and May. For more information, contact us at [email protected].


Scheduled classes run from March to October, however classes are available from November through to February by request.

In this complete sailing course, you will become autonomous and learn all about terms & definitions, gear & equipment, safety, Canadian regulations, weather, duties of the skipper and crew, seamanship, maneuvering under power, handling under sail, making fast and snugging down. Taught by Sail Canada certified instructors; each session has a maximum of four participants. You will work towards your Basic Cruising Standard certification.

Recommended: Boat Operator Course
Classroom/Water: 28 hours
Price: $960 (Member account $864)
Dates: 8 Sessions, May – October

Pricing does not include GST, which will be applied to select youth offerings and all adult courses.

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Private Keelboat Lessons

Please note, due to the actively changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have suspended this offering for the months of April & May. For more information, contact us at [email protected].


Learn or perfect your skills with a Sail Canada Certified Instructor. A great way to have fun on the water while learning a wonderful sport or improve your sailing techniques to enjoy even more of your time out there! All abilities learn or perfect your skills on our 25ft keelboat. Lessons are available all year round.

Times available: 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Dates: All year round
3 Hours: $220 (Member charge $198)
6 Hours: $350 (Member charge $315)
Each additional person: $100

Pricing does not include GST, which will be applied to select youth offerings and all adult courses.

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Private/Group Sailboat Tours

Please note, due to the actively changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have suspended this offering for the months of April & May. For more information, contact us at [email protected].


Tours available year-round! Enjoy the beautiful Okanagan Lake for a special date night, or get out on the water with a small group of friends or family. Make your private tour special with booking a sunset tour or lunch picnic on the lake.

Price: $225
Length: 2 hours
Capacity: Maximum 6 adults (based on available boat size)

Pricing does not include GST, which will be applied to select youth offerings and all adult courses.

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