Sailing School Schedule

Gimli Yacht Club Sailing School program for 2017

Gimli Yacht Club Sailing School at 95 First Avenue, Gimli, Manitoba, offers 5 weeks of sailing lessons during July and August, with ½ day classes, Monday to Friday. Morning (AM) classes run from 9:00 to noon, and afternoon (PM) classes run from 1:00 to 4:00. Optis are for sailors aged 7 to 13. Lasers are for ages 14 and over.

2017 GYC Sailing School Schedule
  • July 3 – July 7, Optis AM & PM
  • July 10 – July 14, Optis AM, Lasers PM
  • July 17 – July 20, Optis AM & PM
  • August 7 – August 11, Optis AM, Lasers PM
  • August 14 – August 18, Optis AM & PM

If Optis are AM and PM, beginner sailors should register for the AM class and experienced sailors for the PM class. If Optis are in AM and Lasers in PM, then the Optis AM class includes both beginners and experienced sailors.

Cost is $165.00. Please register online by 4:00 PM on the Friday before each session of lessons. Registration opens March 17th, 2017. To register, click here Online Registration

Please note: Throughout the summer, Sailing School students can also use Optis and Lasers when they are not in use for classes and can participate in dinghy races hosted by the Gimli Yacht Club. Boats are signed out on a first come, first served basis. Parent/adult supervision is required.

2017 GYC Dinghy Racing program

  • Viking Dinghy Cup - TBD
  • Fish Fly Cup - TBD
  • Summer of Sailing Regatta - TBD
  • GYC Commodores Cup - TBD

For more information about dinghy races and to register for races, please call Glenn Penner at 488-6342 or email Dinghy Racing