Junior Sailing

29 January 2021  

 We are pleased to announce that our Junior Sailing School will start on Monday, June 28th, 2021, barring any unforeseen COVID-related issues which would alter our plans.

   We completely renovated our fleet of Optimists and 420 dinghies last year. We are well prepared for the upcoming season and look forward to welcoming your children to one of our programs.

   Please refer back to this page or contact our office to learn of any changes to the program. If we are unable to adequately abide by the necessary health and safety guidelines while providing an enjoyable learning experience for your children, a full refund will be issued for all processed registrations.

Register for Youth sailing speaking series:


Welcome to the Junior Sailing Program of the Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club

The Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club offers your child a unique junior sailing experience this summer.

Youth sailors learn about sportsmanship, perseverance, fitness, respect, responsibility and confidence. They develop tight friendships which often last a lifetime.

What makes us proud of our program?


The Club provides sailors with well-maintained and safe boats:



For the junior sailors who would like to use the pool facilities, junior memberships are available for the time the student is registered.


Our programs are designed so your child can follow a natural progression in developing confidence, skills and experience in sailing and looking after a boat. Sailing is a complex sport and mastering it is done in stages. For young sailors, we recommend progressing through:

Junior Program Achievements

OLYMPIANS: Ian Bruce, Peter Bjorn, Evert Bastet, Kai Bjorn, Tyler Bjorn, Chantal Leger


NATIONAL TEAM MEMBERS: Ian Bruce, Peter Bjorn, Evert Bastet, Peter Hall, Kai Bjorn, Tyler Bjorn, Lindsay Staniforth, Ali Mathews, Jen Blanchard, Mimi Winlo, Stephanie Taylor, Sylvie Di Lullo, Megan Armitage

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR: 1988, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2013