Learn To Sail

"Based at the Port Credit Harbour Marina in Mississauga, our sailing school academy fulfills its mission by focusing students on 4 core sailing competencies:"

Port Credit, Mississauga

Every student has a diverse range of personal goals, knowledge and skills, and levels of previous sailing experience. Training programs are therefore individualized. There are no required prerequisites and there is no one size fits all.

Free Courses

Learn the basics about how to get the boat moving and make the sails fly efficiently. Even some seasoned sailors have said they picked up a few pointers.

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Our programs exceed all Canadian and international recreational sailing standards.

How the Sails Work
How the Rules On-The-Water Work

Our Courses

With years of experience, professional training, and a passion to guide your development, Navy Point's experienced instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

Introduction to Sailing Lesson

 This course is intended to provide the opportunity to experience the joys of sailing. No previous boating experience is required. Our certified Sail Canada instructors will show you the ropes and ensure a safe and fun sail. We teach this course in small groups on a sporty Viko 26 keelboat.  

Cost: $295

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Successful students will be awarded:

Sail Canada "Basic Cruising Standard"

Skipper Small Keelboat Rank

Basic Cruising Standard
NauticEd - Small Keelboat

 This course is taught aboard a sporty 2020 Viko 26 keelboat with small class sizes to ensure you get as much time on the helm as possible. We combine our on-the-water training along with the NauticEd knowledge online to provide you with the most comprehensive training available.

 If you have ever dreamed of sailing the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean, keelboat sailing is the first step to get you there. We can teach you to sail even if you have never stepped aboard a boat. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to sail safely and efficiently in moderate winds and sea conditions.

Cost: $1000

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Successful students will be awarded:

Sail Canada "Intermediate Cruising Standard"

Skipper Large Keelboat Rank

Intermediate Cruising Standard
NauticEd - Large Keelboat

 Students will participate in operation of the vessel as crew and as skipper in a live-aboard format. The vessel will be operated under sail and power while making daytime passages. The ability to act as skipper and crew in operation of a sailing vessel by day in unfamiliar waters will be developed, while building the skills and experience needed for live-aboard cruises and bareboat charter.

 Our training boats include a very well-equipped late model three cabin Jeanneau 349 or a Viko S35. We utilize the NauticEd 21st standards for training both theory knowledge and practical skills.


Cost: $1500

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Successful students will be awarded:

International Sailing Licence & Credentials (SLC)

Bareboat Charter Master Rank

Bareboat Charter Master
NauticEd - Sailing License & Credentials (SLC)

 Gain the knowledge, training, experience, proper certification, and licensure for multiday and near costal sailing adventures. A Bareboat Charter Master is someone who knows their stuff inside out. Our Bareboat Charter Master sailing certification requires meaningful experience, comprehensive online course work, on-the water training and a demonstration of you practical sailing skills.

 The International Sailing Licence and credentials (SLC) is recognized by worldwide port authorities and yacht charter companies as the North American equivalent to the United Nations ICC sailing license. Requirements include the Bareboat Charter Master and a practical assessment of competence.


Cost: $2000

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Successful students will be awarded:

Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime)

Maritime Radio
Restricted Operator Certificate

 The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques that will ensure you have the knowledge to secure your lifeline. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with the DSC Endorsement exam included as part of this course. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law! This course is taught privately on-line and includes your study guide.

Cost: $200

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Private Instruction

 We can tailor the instruction for your specific needs, individuals, couples, families or small groups on our boats or yours. Need help docking, sail trim, anchoring and more we are here for you.

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Season 2021

For information about our program and bookings, please refer to our schedule for the season. Navy Point Academy is here to fulfill all of your goals

On-The-Water Training

Sailing courses and private instruction from Navy Point lead to so much more than a certification. Our professional, certified instructors are focused on helping you achieve your personal goals and teaching in a safe, controlled training environment that allows you to be hands-on with challenging sailing situations.

Instructors continually assess your strengths, focusing your training to ensure that you have the skills and knowledge to be a safe and skilled skipper or crew.

The value of your instructor's oversight is immeasurable. With years of experience, professional training, and a passion to guide your development, Navy Point's experienced instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

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Contact Us

Tel: 905-271-2222
475 Unwin Ave
Toronto, ON

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