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Sailing Club Junior Program

posted Jun 4, 2015, 1:56 PM by Leah Ashford

Hi everyone,


I  thought your student body may be interested in the Salt Spring Island Sailing Club’s Junior Program and/or Sailing School.  Here’s a summary of what we’re offering this year.  


Sailing School:  We’re offering beginner to advanced race technique sailing classes to youth ages 6 to 18 using our fleet of Lasers, 420s, Byte and Optimist sail boats.  We also offer Private lessons.  Our Instructors are fully licensed and insured and have extensive sailing experience with regional clubs like U VIC, Royal Victoria Yacht Club and Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.  Sailing School Registration and Information is ongoing and available at


Junior Program:  We’re pleased to offer a re-envisioned Junior Program.  In partnership with our school, as our juniors learn to sail they can participate in our junior program which includes


-          club regattas

-          fun evening sails on the harbour

-          Junior Week - the last week of July we reserve our fleet and instructors to sail exclusively with our Juniors for skill building and fun

-          SISC Junior Sailing Race Team

-          Opportunities to Crew Keel Boat Racing (Keel boats are large sailboats)

-          Volunteer Opportunities volunteer with our Sailing School and other fun Club events


Thanks very much and please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions




Bruce Stenstrom

Fernwood Parent

SISC Fleet Captain Dinghy

Sailing School Coordinator