TERMS & CONDITIONS

The Fine Print!

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Lake Ontario Courses

A deposit of 30% of the course fee is required to reserve your place on the course.
The balance is due 30 days prior to the start of the course.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes registration for study of Ashore Knowledge with Learntocruiseonline (see below)  It also includes cost of the examination and registration with Ontario Sailing (CYA provincial member). The Basic course also includes the CYA International Cruising Logbook and if you don’t already have it, the Pleasure Craft Operators Card.The course fee also covers the boat fuel costs and pumpout and dockage at Collins Bay Marina

Live aboard course fees do not include.

  • Eating out (usually one evening meal you cover your own expense)
  • Food- the students buy provisions for the boat and cook meals as part of the course.
  • Dockage/pumpout while away from Collins Bay Marina usually around $20 per student.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation by the school:

If an alternative date cannot be mutually arranged, any payments are refundable in full.

Cancellation by the Student:

  • If a Student cancels more than 30 days prior to a course start date, only the deposit is forfeited. (if the deposit included the ICC fee 75% of the ICC  fee is refunded)
  • If the Student cancels within 30 days before the course starts, or if a Student cancels during a course the full course fee is non-refundable.
  • However, If the student can be replaced then an administrative fee of $100 is charged and any balance refunded
  • In the event they wish to continue at another time, they will need to register for a full course at the prevailing course price less $100 if they were registered with Learntocruiseonline.

Private  Courses

A deposit of 40% of the course fee is required to reserve your place on the course.
The balance is due 30 days prior to the start of the course.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes registration for study of Ashore Knowledge with Learntocruiseonline (see below)  It also includes cost of the examination and registration with Ontario Sailing (CYA provincial member). The Basic course also includes the CYA International Cruising Logbook and if you don’t already have it, the Pleasure Craft Operators Card.The course fee also covers the boat fuel costs and pumpout and dockage at Collins Bay Marina

Live aboard course fees do not include.

  • Eating out (usually one evening meal you cover your own expense)
  • Food- the students buy provisions for the boat and cook meals as part of the course.
  • Dockage/pumpout while away from Collins Bay Marina usually around $20 per student.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation by the school:

If an alternative date cannot be mutually arranged, any payments are refundable in full.

Cancellation by the Student:

  • If a Student cancels more than 30 days prior to a course start date, only the deposit is forfeited. (if the deposit included the ICC fee 75% of the ICC  fee is refunded)
  • If the Student cancels within 30 days before the course starts 80% 0f the course fee is non refundable.
  • if a Student cancels during a course the full course fee is non-refundable.

ICC weekend Courses

The full fee is required to reserve your place on the course.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation by the school:

If an alternative date cannot be mutually arranged, all fees are refundable in full.

Cancellation by the Student:

  • If a Student cancels more than 30 days prior to a course start date, 75% of the fee is refunded.
  • If the Student cancels within 30 days before the course starts or if a Student cancels during a course the full course fee is non-refundable.
  • In the event they wish to continue at another time, they will need to register for a full course at the prevailing course price.

Learnto Cruise Online Courses

What is included in the course fee?

• Access to extensive video screencasts by our instructors
• Email and phone access to LearnToCruiseOnline instructors to deal with any questions you may have
• Access to an online practice exam.  This simulates the experience of writing the official Sail Canada exam and will help you assess your readiness to write the exam
link to Intermediate course notes (for Intermediate course)
• Additional orientation material to help you prepare for and get the most out of your subsequent afloat course experience
What is not included:
• Text: students will provided with directions for ordering relevant books if required  online
• Navigation instruments: we provide suggestions with respect to what navigation instruments are needed and options for acquiring them

 

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation by the school 

The exam fee will be waived so the student can write the exam, which will be taken into account in any future booking.

Cancellation by the Student:

  • Any Learntocruiseonline fees included in the course fee will not be refundable and the exam if required will be at the prevailing rate.

Sailing Tips

Any of the Basic or Intermediate/ICC courses can be taken as a private course or on your boat. We can combine levels if feasible.

What you need to know

All the information in the Sail Canada written exam is covered in the on-line Basic Ashore Knowledge module  but we also recommend that you buy the Sail Canada textbook Basic Cruising skills.  Ideally The exam is conducted one evening during the course and exam fees and marking are included in the course fee. On successful completion of the course you will be provided with a Sail Canada international Cruising log book and registered with the Ontario Sailing Association/Sail Canada to recieve a student number and seal for the logbook. (also included in the fees) If needed the Pleasure Craft Operators Card is included free.

 

 

 

COVID

Our  5 day live aboard courses for  fully vaccinated students*

We can offer a private course up to 4 students with the fee adjusted accordingly on one of the open scheduled course dates  Contact us to book

* Subject to Provincial and Local requirements and Sail Canada.

our instructors are fully vaccinated

If we have to cancel courses you can rebook at a later date or obtain a refund

 

5 Day live aboard courses are $1500 for individuals occupying their own  berth and $2800 for a couple sharing a Berth. 

All prices +13% HST

For more details or to Book contact

Instructor@Learntocruise.ca

More information about your course will be provided in a pre-course package

Course ID

2023 Course Dates

Remaining Places

Course Status

SC1

May 15-19

4

Open

 

SC2

June5-9

 

4

Open

SC3

June 19-23

4

Open

SC4

July 3-7

4

Open

SC5

July 17-21

4

Open

SC6

 

 

 

July 24-28

 

4

Open

SC7

Aug 7-12

4

Open

SC8

Aug 21-25

4

Open

SC9

Aug 28-Sept 1

4

Open

Courses in Sept and October

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