Louis Charbonneau Sailing School


 

May day! May day! May day !
Sailboat Ensueño on fire

Alegria 11 in the bay Islands, Honduras
The story of Marianne and Gaetan sailing around the world

See the toponymy of Lake Champlain

Learning to sail

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Sail boat " Le Roi-Soleil"

See our new film "Alegria in The Bay Islands"

A personalized course makes a good sailor

Beginners : - Initiation, familiarization in mode leisure
Future sailors : who want to learn to master the art of sailing. Become a good captain, skipper or a good crew

 

The various formulae and the costs

Weekend, from Friday after 7 pm until Sunday, late afternoon: 390 $ a person,…

Week, 4 days, from Sunday after 7 pm until Thursday late afternoon : 565 $ a person,...

Week five days : 690$ a person ...

Week 6 days 815 $ a person ...

The prices are those of 2010, unless changes … These prices include the residence, no registration fee and no taxes to be added.

It's fun to learn in a climate of pleasure !

Course Agenda:
The application follows the theory … The progress is according to the weather situation : if there is some stormy weather a first day, you learn to reef, and so on ...
You will be given a technical manual upon registration outlining the theory of sailing.
Morning start is at 8:30 am (after breakfast). Lunch is at noon whether sailing or at anchor. We usually stop around 5 pm for night shelter, apéro, supper, early to bed

Note. It is important to note that all activities are shared. The skipper will prepare the first breakfast to show everyone how the "galley" (kitchen) equipment works The "trainee(s)" agree to participate in all areas and in this way take a hand in his/her training in sailing and handling a large boat.
These courses require a fair amount of energy to make them a success. They include the minimum skills to master the art of sailing
and you will receive a Certificate of Proficiency outlining what you have learned. This could be invaluable for future chartering or insuring a vessel.

Details : Responsibilities are shared: everybody puts the shoulder to the wheel.
You are required to supply food for yourself and the crew in collaboration with the other trainees. Phone numbers and Email will be provided for contact with the other trainees. You should also allow for expenses (small), such as ice (if necessary), diesel fuel (sailboat ) and pump outs (toilets). Clean up expenses when back in port ($40.00 - not applicable if you do same).

Maximums per class:
4 persons
Chartering is only at the discretion of the owner/Captain and is not usually available.

Please note:
Various infractions may prevent you from crossing the USA border - please be sure you have no restrictions.

For more details call: Nicol Barry 450-692-6982, or long distance (Montreal suburb) 514-940-9966 (...Bzzz..) 450-692-6982.
E-mail : Nicol Barry

The boat is well equipped : refrigerator, alcohol stove, oven, BBQ (propane), dishes, two toilets, … The trainee undertakes to participate in the operations and to take in hand his learning.

For CV on Louis Charbonneau

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Detail for introduction to sailing


You receive a technical exercise book in the registration. Trainees' maximum : usually 4 persons; there is a possibility of increasing to 6 maximum in the case of the same group or family … It is especially people who want to learn, we do not usually do chartering !...

A DVD in french on sailing technics.

The practice is made on lake Champlain aboard an O' Day 37 '

Inscription

NB. Attention ! You can not cross the border if you have already had a condemnation to the criminal.

For more details call : Nicol Barry 450 692 6982, in Montreal 514 940 9966 + ( ... buz ... ) 450 692 6982
Email: Nicol Barry

Register now : for inscription