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Wannabe Boater Package

Take 10% off the top!

Register for all three of the following courses:

Basic Cruising (Ottawa course formats)

Coastal Navigation (classroom or on-line), and

VHF Radio (classroom or homestudy).

Wannabe Boater

Register at the same time to prepare yourself for the sailing 'lifestyle' and you qualify for a 10% discount off each course!

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Merchandise & Course Materials


We offer the sailing and cruising skills books for sale. Please drop by Advantage Boating's office at Britannia Yacht Club, or call us at (613) 721-8683, for pricing and in-stock availability.




Sven Donaldson

Basic Sailing Skills is the first in a series of manuals which are used as the student text book in the Sail Canada's Learn to Sail Program. The manual has been used by over 30,00 sailors as they are introduced to the jargon and theory of dinghy sailing.

Basic Sailing Skills Book Cover
Basic Sailing Skills



Basic Cruising Skills Book Cover
Basic Cruising Skills

Gillian West

The first in a series of student text used in the Sail Canada's Learn to Cruise program. Covers all ashore and afloat objectives in the Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard. Guides new sailors through learning the language of sailing, rigging sails and lines, and safely operating a sailboat under power or sail.