Hello Juniors, Parents, and Volunteers.
Who can be a Junior Sailor?
Junior sailing is open to any sailor (no affiliation to the CF required) who has completed opti basic or CanSail2 and right up to the age of 19. The reasoning behind the experience level is so the juniors can be a bit more independent from the safety boat on the water compared to when they are in lessons.
Juniors are also quite welcome, even encouraged, to bring friends. Parents are also welcome to be taken out sailing or to join on the safety boat.
We also have the Intermediate Juniors which is open to past juniors aged 19-25 and attending post-secondary education. Intermediates often help the volunteers and the younger juniors. Intermediates are also encouraged to continue dinghy racing or take up keelboat sailing and racing.
When is Junior Sailing?
Junior sailing is available all year long, and we are trying to build a group of interested, motivated sailors that want to come out and sail. If you or someone you know fits into that description, then please contact the Jr Advisor and we will get them on the water. CFSA is building the programme with partners and interested parents of juniors. If there are interested people, we will get them out on the water.
How to join.
Junior membership forms can be picked up from the Jr Advisor or the membership chair.
Membership fees for up to age 19 range from $25-$85.
Your child must first be a member of CFSA to register for Sunday sailing. Some of you are still waiting for an email from Fern Beattie who is in charge of membership. Fern will send an email saying you can pay for your child's membership and then you can proceed to register for sailing.
Our Junior and Greet Fleet courses are up and ready for registration. Here is the link if you've already paid for membership at PSP and would like to register online:
Steps to register for sailing online using BookKing:
- Follow this Link, which will take you to all the registrations on the base.
- In the “Catalog Search Criteria” drop down menu select “Club 18/19” – that will narrow things down to 8 selections
- Selecting Location: “CFSA Esquimalt” will further narrow things down to the two Jr Race fleets.
The preferred method of contact is by Email
See you on the water.
Jen Harvey / Junior Advisor