Programs

Our sailing programs are all hosted at Falcon Sailing Club in collaboration with West Hawk Lake Sailing Centre. All programming is subject to change based on provincial COVID-19 restrictions.

Women’s Learn to Sail – FULL

Five days of sailing lessons in easy-to-handle sailboats for beginner women to learn new sailing skills. Taught at Falcon Sailing Club (FSC) by an accredited instructor. Participation includes four optional skill development sessions hosted once a week at FSC and facilitated by experienced club members. Participants are also eligible for a half-price FSC Introductory Family Membership. We will be running two separate courses this summer from July 12 to 16. One course will be from 9:00am to 12:00pm and the other will be from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The optional skill development sessions will be held on Mondays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

Women’s Intermediate Sailing/Learn to Race – CANCELLED

Five days of sailing lessons to further develop sailing skills and learn the basics of racing at Falcon Sailing Club (FSC). Must have taken a Learn to Sail program or be able to demonstrate basic sailing skills (CANSail 1). Participants are also eligible for a half-price FSC Introductory Family Membership. We will be running this course from August 9 to 13 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Drop-in Sailing Lessons

Two-hour one-on-one sailing session with an experienced mentor at Falcon Sailing Club for anyone who wants to further refine or develop their skills. Sessions are arranged on an individual basis.

Sailing League Training

Includes four skill development sessions facilitated by experienced club members at Falcon Sailing Club. The sessions will be held on Mondays from 9:00am to 12:00pm (July 19, July 26, August 2, & August 16). Participants will have the option to try two different easy-to-handle sailboats and practice with other women in similar boats. The sessions are offered for FREE to Learn to Sail participants and Sail Manitoba affiliated club members.

Mother & Daughter Sailing Event

Two hours of sailing at Falcon Sailing Club with mother-daughter teams sharing two-person boats, and snacks following the sailing session. The event will take place on August 15 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and will be facilitated by an experienced Falcon Sailing Club member. Some sailing experience is required by at least one member of each team.

Women, Wind, & Wine Event

Two hours of sailing at Falcon Sailing Club followed by a social event with wine and snacks. The event will take place on August 21 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The sailing will include some friendly races facilitated by an experienced Falcon Sailing Club member. Some sailing experience is required and all participants must be at least 18-years-old.

I took part in a women’s LTS at Falcon in 2018. I had so much fun that I joined the club and have been sailing every chance I can get since. I would highly recommend the program. Great people and great fun!

~ Wendy