SYC Sailing School



Welcome to the Sudbury Yacht Club's Sailing School & Day Camp home page.

The Sudbury Yacht Club's Sailing School offers hand's on sailing lessons for both youth and adults.

Our programs meet the CANSAIL national teaching standards. Learning to sail at the Sudbury Yacht Club prepares you to sail anywhere in the world.


***Due to unforseen circumstances, as well as the ongoing risks associated with Covid-19, the SYC will not be operating a CANSAIL recognized sailing school for the 2021 season***

Follow us on social media for updates from the Board of directors
regarding the possibility of introductory seminars, including a wet feet program, intro to sailing and our Come Sail with Us (CSU) program.

Youth Program Day Camps
**2021 Program Cancelled**

Youth sailing camps run for five days from 9 am to 4 pm daily from.

The day camp provides an opportunity for your children to explore sailing on beautiful Ramsey Lake, and in our clubhouse classroom.

The program focuses on having fun while sailing on our fleet of 2 person C420 dinghies.

Through these experiences, the participants will become familiar with basic sailing and allow them to be certified as CANSAIL sailors.

Our values

  • RESPECT of others, procedures, rules and our equipment; be a good sport!

  • SAFETY in all what we do;

  • TEAM WORK because it is a lot more fun!

  • INCLUSIVENESS because each person has unique abilities, and everyone can learn.

Our priorities

  • To be SAFE

  • To have FUN

  • To develop SKILLS

Before you show up for the day camp

More information is provided in the Parents/Guardians' guide to the SYC Sailing Camp. We ask that you, as a parent or guardian, review this information and sign the release forms included in the document prior to your first course.


The SYC, as part of its safety program, requests that you review the following concussion awareness information.

Ontario government concussion awareness for ages 10 and under webpage

Ontario government concussion awareness for ages 15 and under webpage

The SYC follows the Sail Canada's approved concussion protocol.