Vancouver Lake Sailing Club
promoting sailing and racing of one-design centerboard boats since 1967

Join the fun and learn to sail!
Vancouver Lake is a great place to learn to sail!
  • No commercial boat traffic or river current
  • Only motorcraft on the lake are our safety boats
  • Clubhouse with kitchen, restrooms and showers
  • Gated property, private waterfront and park-like setting with a great family atmosphere
About our "Learn to Sail" Summer Classes...
  • Two age categories:
        Junior (8 to 12 years)
        Youth (13 to 18+ years)
    (We have adult classes, too!)
  • Students must be competent swimmers
  • US Sailing certified instructors & small class size
  • US Coast Guard approved life jackets are supplied
  • Each class is 15 hours
  • Cost is $220 per class
     
Beginners of all ages learn to...
  • Rig and launch a boat
  • Sail boat upwind, downwind, and perform basic maneuvers
  • Dock and retrieve a boat
  • Understand the points of sail and beginning sailing theory
All subsequent classes build on this foundation.

2017 VLSC Sailing School Program

It's going to be an exciting year with classes, social events, and racing opportunities
for people and children that are new or returning to sailing. Our sailing school class
schedule is shown below - to sign up for classes, use our online registration form.

Junior Classes
Each class includes 15 hours of instruction for kids 8-12 years old. Classes sailed in Open Bics..
The cost is $220.00 per student, per class.
($180.00 for RCYC members, $180.00 for VLSC members).
Class #Junior Class Description
J11A17 Junior Level 1 - Session #1 (Jun 19-Jun 23 9am-noon)
J12P17 Junior Level 1 - Session #2 (Jun 19-Jun 23 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J13A17 Junior Level 1 - Session #3 (Jun 26-Jun 30 9am-noon)
J14P17 Junior Level 1 - Session #4 (Jun 26-Jun 30 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J15A17 Junior Level 1 - Session #5 (Jul 03-Jul 07: 9am-noon)
J21P17 Junior Level 2 - Session #1 (Jul 03-Jul 07: 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J16A17 Junior Level 1 - Session #6 (Jul 10-Jul 14 9am-noon)
J22P17 Junior Level 2 - Session #2 (Jul 10-Jul 14 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J17A17 Junior Level 1 - Session #7 (Jul 17-Jul 21: 9am-noon)
J23P17 Junior Level 2 - Session #3 (Jul 17-Jul 21 1:00pm-4:00pm)
J24P17 Junior Level 2 - Session #4 (Jul 24-Jul 28 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Youth/Adult Classes
Each class includes 15 hours of instruction for students 13 years and older. Classes Sailed in FJ's.
The cost is $220.00 per student, per class.
($180.00 for RCYC members, $180.00 for VLSC members).
Class #Youth/Adult Class Description
Y12E17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #1 (Jun 12-Jun 16 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y11E17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #2 (Jun 19-Jun 23 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y13E17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #3 (Jul 10-Jul 14 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y14E17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #4 (Jul 17-Jul 21 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y15E17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #5 (Jul 24-Jul 28 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y16P17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #6 (Jul 31-Aug 04 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Y21E17 Youth/Adult Level 2 - Session #1 (Jul 31-Aug 04 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y17P17 Youth/Adult Level 1 - Session #7 (Aug 07-Aug 11 1:00pm-4:00pm)
YR1E17 Youth/Adult Intro Racing - Session #1 (Aug 07-Aug 11 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y22P17 Youth/Adult Level 2 - Session #2 (Aug 14-Aug 18 1:00pm-4:00pm)
YR2E17 Youth/Adult Intro to Racing - Session #2 (Aug 14-Aug 18 5:30pm-8:30pm)
Y23P17 Youth/Adult Level 2 - Session #3 (Aug 21-Aug 25 1:00pm-4:00pm)
YR3E17 Youth/Adult Intro to Racing - Session #3 (Aug 21-Aug 25: 5:30pm-8:30pm)

Online Registration Form...

All classes taught by US Sailing Certified instructors.

A signed Waiver Form must be provided to VLSC before a student will be allowed to participate in class.

NOTE: Classes with enrollment of 3 or fewer, are subject to cancellation
up to 7 days in advance of the first class date.

View and print the Student/Parent Check List for information about how to dress for classes, what to bring to class each day, and information for parents about dropping off and picking up students.

For More Information
Contact Carter Dojan
Sailing School Director
sailingdirector@vlsc.org.

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