Go Sailing Clinics and Race – Learn to Sail with the Whistler Sailing Association

Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20

Go Sailing Clinic for ages 16+ on Alta Lake

Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20

Our certified instructors will give a 3 hour introduction clinic on Sailing.  No experience required.  Open to participants of all levels beginner to advanced, groups will me made according to ability levels.

Location: 5678 Alta Lake Road (Parking available)

Cost: $50

Pre-registration recommended: http://whistlersailing.com/adult-programs/

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. On-site registration
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This clinic is for people age 16+.

Boats and life jackets are supplied.

Go Sailing Race on Alta Lake

Sunday, May 20

  • Boats are supplied
  • Sailing experience required.

Location: 5678 Alta Lake Road (Parking available)

Cost : $30 per person,  4 heats

Pre-registration recommended: http://whistlersailing.com/adult-programs/

Race Schedule:

  • 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Registration and check in 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Skipper meeting 1:30 p.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. boat setup and launch
  • First Race 2:30 p.m.
  • End of Racing 4:30 p.m.
  • BBQ and snack soon after racing.
  • Awards 5:30 p.m.

Course to be sailed, will be announced at the skippers meeting.

Category Prizes:

  • Top 3 boats
  • Top family team ( father son, father daughter, mother son or mother daughter) constitutes a family team

Please note:

  • Boats and life jackets are provided
  • WSA waiver must be signed by each participant.
  • Scoring will be in according to the RRS ( Racing Rules of Sailing )

Go Sailing Clinic and  Race: Do both activities!

Cost: $60 per person. (see schedule above)

Pre-registration recommended: http://whistlersailing.com/adult-programs/

General Sailing Safety Note:  Each participant must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) at all times while on the water. A motorized safety boat will be on the water. Caution: spring conditions, water is still cold.  Wet suits are recommended to sail at this time of the year.