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GRANT MacEWAN UNIVERSITY - Ashore Courses

Grant MacEwan University Edmonton

 Have you ever wanted to crew or skipper a Sailing Yacht? 
Now's your chance to make your dreams come true.

Our curriculum includes shore based sailing courses at both the Edmonton Yacht Club and Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Completion of these exciting courses give students more confidence on the water and teach competent seamanship skills in preparation for afloat practical sailing components of Competent Crew, Day Skipper & Coastal Navigation
Courses take place at the MacEwan Centre for Sport & Wellness
City Center Campus
Room 8-207, 10700 104 Ave.
Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2


Grant MacEwan - Shore Based Component - Competent Crew & Day Skipper Combined

Combined Competent Crew/Day Skipper course Ashore Component, Grant MacEwan University - Two ashore courses for one low price.

 Prepare yourself to sail on a real cruising boat that is capable of going on the high seas. Learn docking, sail handling, anchoring and basic coastal navigation; learn how to rig a boat, tie knots and use safety practices in this entry level course. It is a great introduction to sailing for those with no previous experience.

Shore Based Component - ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail - The holder of an International Certificate of Competency - ISPA Competent Crew Basic/Sail is certified to live aboard a sailing vessel in tidal waters as Competent Crew.  In an emergency, be able to substitute as skipper - Sail a vessel under 30 ft. where no navigational hazards exist within 5 miles of safe harbor.  In daylight hours only and in light to moderate wind conditions. Land Component and on the water practical course required.

Shore Based Component - ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail
The holder of an Internal Certificate of Competency - ISPA Day Skipper/Intermediate Sail is certified as skipper of a live aboard sailing vessel.  To be responsible for the safety of his/her vessel and crew while day sailing in familiar waters - Within 10 miles of safe harbor.  During daylight hours in moderate wind and sea conditions using basic navigational skills. Land component and on the water practical course required

What's Covered in the combined Land Component:

  • Basic Sailing
  • Points of Sail - tacking, gybing, running, reaching, beating, heave to
  • Basic keel boat cruising
  • Crewing responsibilities
  • General seamanship
  • Anchoring and docking
  • Emergency procedures
  • Fundamental basic knowledge essentials to live aboard a cruising yacht
  • Intermediate sailing cruising knowledge
  • International buoyage system
  • Basic navigation
  • Collision regulations
  • Passage preparation and planning
  • Marine weather
  • Tides and currents
  • and much more

 SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2015
COMPETENT CREW BASIC SAIL
& DAY SKIPPER INTERMEDIATE SAI
L- COMBINED
ASHORE COMPONENT - GRANT MACEWAN UNIVERSITY - 4 WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

 Course# Dates  Location Day
Time
 PriceAvailability
GMU-CCDS-01E April 1, 8 15 & 26, 2015 Grant MacEwan University
 Edmonton Room 8-207
Wednesdays7:00-9:00 pm
 $180.00
+ Workbooks

 
To Register: Obtain a registration form at the top right of this page.
Questions?  Contact Us

Grant MacEwan - Shore Based Component - Coastal Navigation Course

Used by sailors, kayakers power boaters or anyone who spends time on the water. You will learn about equipment, charts and symbols, dead reckoning, plotting a course and aids to navigation, sailing in tidal waters, and navigating through challenging passes. All printed materials are supplied.

Shore Based Component - ISPA Coastal Navigation Power or Sail
The holder of an International Certificate of Competency - ISPA Coastal Navigation is certified competent to navigate a cruising vessel safely, in costal/tidal waters, within 25 miles of safe harbor, by day, using charts, a hand bearing compass, GPS and navigational aids.  Land Component and on the water practical course required.

SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2015
ISPA COASTAL NAVIGATION - GRANT MACEWAN UNIVERSITY

ASHORE COMPONENT - COURSE DATES
- EVENINGS

 Course# Dates  Location Day
Time
 PriceAvailablilty
GMU-CN-02E

Sep 02, 09, 16 & 23, 2015 

Grant MacEwan
University Edmonton

Rm 8-207

 Wednesdays7:00-9:00 pm

 $295.00 Includes Workbook

 

To Register:  Obtain a registration form on the top right of this page.
Questions?  Contact Us
 

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