Louis Charbonneau Sailing School


 

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Learning to sail

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Sail boat " Le Roi-Soleil"

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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: 290 $ a person,…

Week, from Sunday after 7 pm until Thursday late afternoon : 550 $ a person,...

The prices are those of 2007, 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 !

The courses : 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 ...
We usually start at 8.30, after breakfast, lunch at noon, anchored or sailing according … We usually stop around 5 pm for night shelter, apéro, supper, early to bed … Descriptive certificate of all the learnt operations, the guarantor for your capacity to manoeuvre a sailboat for the obtaining insurances, … Responsibilities are shared : everybody puts the shoulder to the wheel. I usually make the first breakfast, that shows you how works the equipment. Well equipped boat: refrigerator, alcohol stove, oven, BBQ (propane), dishes, two toilets, … The trainee undertakes to participate in the operations and to take in hand his learning. The basic course, particularly, asks fairly of energy and will to make it a success. It is the minimum necessities to master the art of sailing.

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For detail of the course


You supply food for yourself and the crew, you should calculate the (small) expenses of diesel, pump-outs , the ice and the cleaning up expenses back to port (35$); this last amount will be refunded if you chose to do it yourself … 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 !...

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

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

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