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Thanks to the professionalism of the experienced Captain Jack Sailing instructors, in addition to acquiring the terminology related to cruising sailing, you will acquire the best navigation techniques, allowing you to make informed decisions. You will also discover how to work as a team optimally on a sailboat, in joy and good humour! The Captain Jack Sailing School is certified by "Fédération Voile Québec" and by Sail Canada.


VCJ offers you 2 cruising sailing discovery experiences on Lake Saint-Louis, in Montreal: the 5 to 7 Discovery Thursdays as well as the sailing days.

Discovery Thursdays

This 2-hour excursion offers everyone the opportunity to sail on a cruising sailboat for an outing with friends or an out-of-the-ordinary happy hour. its price is $69 + tax.

Sailing day

This sailing session is recommended for participants with very little practical cruising experience who wish to discover the pleasure of sailing. Its price is $199 + tax.


Tacks and gybes

This 3 hour outing  allows everyone the opportunity to practice the main maneuvers practiced on board a cruising sailboat. Its price is $79 + tax.​


Advanced Wednesdays

This 3 hour outingallows crew members who have already obtained their title of captain and want to perfect the performance of the main maneuvers practiced on board a cruising sailboat. Its price is $89 + tax.​

Introduction to navigation

This 2 day outing  allows crew members with little keelboat sailing experience to acquire basic skills as a crew member. Participants will develop their skills in a relaxed environment, all at their own pace. Its price is $378 + tax.

Elementary cruising sailing certificate: on-board chef or competent team member.e 

This 4 day 25 hour course  aims to navigate safely, and obtain the title of competent captain or crew member, allowing you to navigate a sailboat from 6 to 10 meters, in waters familiar, by day, in moderate winds and seas.


The training takes place over a period of 4 days, consecutive or not, and its cost is $766 + taxes.

These courses are all certified by theQuebec Sailing Federationand bySail Canada, just like our instructors.

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Our partner Milo

We are very happy to be a partner of the Milo Guide, which gathers all the good addresses in Quebec to discover while saving money. By subscribing to Milo, you will receive a 20% discount on some of our experiences.

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