Power – Day & Cruise (Power 1 + 2)

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Registered Courses:

$1795 per person 2 person min, 4 max

Price includes: 3 nights live aboard accommodation, instruction, course material, towels, bedding, fuel, moorage and hearty meals while on board.

Rates subject to 12% GST/PST & 4% insurance

Private Courses:

Design a course specifically for you and your crew.

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View the our range of yachts,

Leopard catamarans .

For private or charter owners

Sunsail yachts built by

Beneteau and Jeanneau yachts

For charter ownership

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Power Courses

Level 1 + 2 Competent Crew/Day Skipper Certification

Instruction NOW available in:
Registered Cruise n' Learn format AND
Private Cruise 'n Learn format.

Registered Courses:

Based in the scenic cruising grounds of the Gulf Islands, this comprehensive course covers boat handling and safe seamanship practices, as well as introducing the basics of coastal navigation. After departing our base at Port Sidney you'll live aboard our Meridian 411 cruising & learning through some of the most spectacular waters in the world. You'll spend each night either at anchor under the stars or secured at a cozy marina. For those students looking for a holiday of a slightly more relaxed nature a Competent Crew standard has been developed to provide a sufficient level of knowledge to assist in the safe operation of a vessel.

Yacht ownership Are you considering owning a yacht? We could assist you with the purchase and care. Contact our In-house Yacht ownership professionals at

We offer Affordable yacht ownership

Owning a yacht requires special care, this includes ongoing detailing, maintenance, inspections and care when you are not close by. We do all this and market you yacht for bareboat charter. We complement this with our Preferred partnership benefits from Sunsail Worldwide. You qualify for a 2 week charter at any of the 35 Worldwide bases and have the organisation market your yacht to the world for charter revenue.

View the yachts we offer for sale,

Leopard catamarans .For private or charter owners

Sunsail branded Beneteau and Jeanneau yachts For charter ownership

We would also assist you in the purchase of a Pre-owned yacht, train you to operate the vessel should you consider placing the yacht into our charter fleet.

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Boat Charters Vancouver Island

Already completed this course? You may be interested in Level 3 - Coastal Navigation.

Looking for a package designed for a larger group? Check out our Corporate Sailing adventures.

Leopard 39 Power cat, remarkable fuel consumption whilst carrying 8 passengers and great accomodation.

While cruising at 12 Kn you are using about $28 of fuel.

This yacht is made for PNW water, you can run out of wind in Desolation Sound.

We are your Canadian dealer for the Leopard catamaran.

Evolving from 40 years of customer feedback, we pooled our expertise with builders Robertson and Caine to design the Leopard line of blue water cruising catamarans. As the Canadian dealer for Leopard Catamarans, we're proud to say that over 1200 Leopard cats have now sailed more than 11 million miles and the world’s largest oceans.


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