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General Information

NEW THIS SUMMER! ONE WEEK SAILING CAMPS Pay the same amount for a two week half day course Camps start 3rd July, 16th July, 30th July and 13th August

SPECIAL OFFER Enroll for two youth courses and receive a 25% Discount of the combined total Offer only applies to youth courses that are purchased at the same time

Great Slave Sailing Club - A great place to begin your sailing adventure.

Nestled in the rocky outcrops of Back Bay the GSSC has all the advantages of a small club on a big lake. friendly, unpretentious and full of people who love to sail and love exploring the wonderful natural beauty of the Great Slave Lake. Come learn to sail with us and who knows where it may take you.

We have a range of courses aimed at all levels from beginners to advanced and all ages from 7 and up. We encourage competition and organise weekly dinghy races.

What Students Should Bring.....

Lifejacket/PFD if you have your own with your name clearly marked We do supply lifejackets if you don't.

soft-soled, non-marking water shoes

a wetsuit is strongly advised especially for children, they like to have fun in the water and the water is cold!

Otherwise bring appropriate clothing for the weather: Bathing suit, foul weather gear (windproof jacket, pants), towel, etc

extra set of dry clothes and foot wear for on land

hat & sunglasses with string

sunscreen

drinking water & snacks

full day programs - Peanut-free lunch, water bottles (preferably insulated to keep water cold and fresh)

Please store all personal items in a bag, keep your lunch in an insulated bag, and label everything, including your PFD if you have one. All personal belongings are stored in the clubhouse. The Sailing School cannot ensure the safety of any valuables.

** "shorty" wetsuits can provide warmth and a bit of padding. They can be purchased in Yellowknife at Canadian Tire or online through Canadian water sports companies such as M.E.C. and Shuswap Ski & Board.

Discounts

The following discounts may be automatically applied to your entire purchase:

  • 25% off if purchase total is at least $830.00
A1-Youth, Mornings (Aged 7-14)

Children can learn to sail or improve their sailing skills in Back Bay with qualified instructors following the CANSail curriculum. Class is split into two groups: beginners and intermediate/advanced Age 7-14 Mornings 8:30-12:00pm.Classes run Monday to Friday for two weeks. Hours of Instruction 35 Lunch (12.00-1.00pm) is supervised for students registered for both morning and afternoon.No class July 2nd due to Canada Day holiday. No class August 6th due to holiday.

$10 Membership Included

Aug 13 to Aug 24, 2018

2 left (waitlist available)
add to order ... $460.00 plus GST(5%)
A2 - Youth, Afternoons (Aged 7-14)

Children can learn to sail or improve their sailing skills in Back Bay with qualified instructors following the CANSail curriculum. Class is split into two groups: beginners and intermediate/advanced Age 7-14 Afternoons 1.00-4.30PM.Classes run Monday to Friday for two weeks. Hours of Instruction 35 Lunch (12.00-1.00pm) is supervised for students registered for both morning and afternoon.. No class July 2nd due to Canada Day holiday. No class August 6th due to holiday

$10 Membership Included

Aug 13 to Aug 24, 2018

5 left (waitlist available)
add to order ... $460.00 plus GST(5%)
B2 - Adult Dinghy Sailing- Intermediate

Previous sailing experience required. Course covers use of boat for one or two people and coach boat supervision. Course content focused on friendly competition and group teaching. hone your skills and race in a friendly supportive environment. Intermediate sailors will train on more advanced sailing and race technique. Course offered over 4 weeks twice weekly - Monday and Thursday 6.00-9.00pm. Course covers intermediate boat handling, sail trimming, race techniques and more.

. $10 Membership included

Jul 30 to Aug 24, 2018

2 left (waitlist available)
add to order ... $410.00 plus GST(5%)
Private Lesson

2 hour private lesson with an Instructor. Includes use of Topper rental boat and supervision by coach in coach boat. Time and date must be arranged with Head Coach. Membership discount not available with this class.

2 hour private lesson with Instructor on club boat with coach boat support

Jul 01 to Sep 30, 2018

19 left (waitlist available) must be born on or before July 01, 2011
add to order ... $100.00 plus GST(5%)
Youth Regatta

End of Year sailing races for any child registered in sailing camps. 9.30AM-12PM. Race course will be set up and participants will have a chance to race each other either single-handed or double handed. All welcome. Activity is FREE! and just requires registration to gauge numbers.minimum participants;3

Aug 25 to Aug 25, 2018

20 left (waitlist available) must be born on or before August 25, 2011
Great Slave Sailing Club

Great Slave Sailing Club

Yellowknife Fort Smith Region, Yellowknife

Great Slave Sailing Club

867-446-8270