Get Outside and… Sail
June 1, 2013
MacSailing, the school at the Jericho Sailing Centre, offers instruction for old salts and sea pups alike. Bring your own boat or learn aboard one of the centre's iconic twin-hulled Hobie 16s. $650 for 10 hours' instruction for two.
Friends with Benefits
Learn by doing aboard a 31-foot Dufour sloop. You and another couple crew your way into the Gulf Islands; five days' instruction will, after testing, give you intermediate status with Sail Canada. $990 per person, with four student crew.
The big ticket gets three couples a fortnight sailing the British Virgin Islands with onboard instruction, plus seaside hiking, kayaking, and snorkelling. $3,675 per couple, early December.