Open Sail (for RVYC members only, 16 years old and up)
Open Sail is a program designed for club members who are looking for an easy opportunity to get out for a day of sailing. Currently RVYC has two Catalina Capri 22s and six Elliott 6Ms available as part of Open Sail. The Open Sail program is restricted to members who have their Bronze 4 / CANSail 4 for Capri 22 use, and Silver 6 / CANSail 6 & Chutes and Wires certification for Elliott use. All members interested in participating in the Open Sail program need to submit their completed application form demonstrating their capabilities to the Sailing Committee in order to be added to the approved list. Submissions can be made to the Sailing Director via email. Members can also graduate through Adult Learn-to-Sail Program at RVYC.
Bookings must be made 48 hours in advance to ensure appropriate equipment and staff are available. Once booked, members shall report to the Dock Office at the beginning of their scheduled session to sign in. The Dock Office is located on the Dry Dock. Times for pick-up can be arranged during booking, all boats MUST be returned to the dock by sundown.
Members participating in Open Sail will need to supply and wear their own PFDs (applies to everyone on board).
Open Sail Schedule: ~9:00 to Sundown - Wednesday, Friday, and most weekends*
*Weekend availability is subject to other programming needs, please call or email to inquire about availability.
2019 Open Sail Fees*:
Catalina Capri 22 - $55/day
Elliott 6M - $100/day (includes launching and retrieving service)
*(prices do not include GST / this is a day sailing program, no overnight charters permitted)