Captain Jack Sailing Inc. offers certified sailing cruise trainings in Montreal, cruises in the South or Europe and a conveyance service for both owners and sailors wishing to live a sailing experience.
Who is Captain Jack?
Captain Jack is a pasionnate and calm instructor. Participating in sailing lessons leading to the basic sailing cruising standard certificate or to the title of competent crew member is a guarantee of pleasure, learning and improvement. Come to Pointe-Claire, a stone's throw from Montreal for a stimulating sailing session, and lots of learning.
Robert Corbeil holds a BAA in Business Administration from HEC Montreal and a Masters in Project Management from UQAM. He has worked for many companies as general manager and as a consultant for international, national and provincial organizations.
He is passionate about sailing, but also about racket sports and chess. Robert is also black Belt in Shotokan Karate.
Robert Corbeil (alias Captain Jack) is an experienced instructor and leads the sailor to develop the technical and decision-making skills necessary for the safety and smooth running of a sailboat's operations.
Certified Instructor by Fédération Voile Québec (FVQ) / Sail Canada in elementary and intermediate cruising sailing, he passed his elementary, intermediate and advanced level. It also has its CRO(M), coastal navigation, general first aid and CPR/AED level C, among others. Robert has also obtained the prestigious certification of YACHTMASTER OFFSHORE (RYA).
Yann took his cruising sailing training until Advanced level and sailed for a long time on the waterways of Quebec, in the Caribbean and in Europe. Yann is an airplane pilot and shares his love between aviation and navigation.
He is a very good teacher, attentive, and masters all the nautical notions necessary to be an excellent instructor. “Yann and I have, over the years, followed our training together, I am very happy that he is joining the team” said Captain Jack.
VCJ is in the process of coaching and training new instructors for its 2023-2024 season. "We want to be able to be able to meet the demand." said Captain Jack. We will post the names and photos of our future instructors next June.