Race Programs 2020

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  • Youth courses run from 9:00am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday throughout July and August.
  • Non NSC members are welcome to enrol in our programs, however members of NSC receive a discount.

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CANSail 2/3 • Optimist Learn to Race Team

Length: End June - August 21
Fees:

  • NSC Member: $ 1,900.00
  • Non Member: $ 2,000.00

Recommended ages: 10 to 15
Sailboat: Optimist supplied by sailor
Prerequisites: CANSail 1

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Optimist Ownership Required. Includes regatta coaching expenses for 3 eventsJune 29 August 21 Completed

Team members will work towards their CANSail 2&3 levels with a more focused approach to racing. Students will be introduced to race theory, tactics, and drills that simulate racing conditions and experiences. Students will have the opportunity to participate in local and out of town regattas, with coach support. Parent participation is required activities such as towing boats, chaperoning, and preparing team meals. Please note that regatta fees and travel expenses (travel, lodging, food) are not covered in the program registration fee. This is an introductory program in learning the fundamentals of racing; whilst still maintaining a focus on fun, safety and other fundamentals.

The Coach associated expenses for 2-3 regattas are already included in the Program costing. Regattas TBD.


CANSail 4/5 • Developmental Race Team

Length: End June - August 21
Fees:

  • NSC Member: $ 2,000.00
  • Non Member: $ 2,200.00

Recommended ages: 14 to 18
Sailboat: 420s supplied (for course training and regattas). A limited number of Lasers also available
Prerequisites: CANSail 3

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INCLUDES Laser charter (limited numbers). Includes Fall TrainingJune 13 August 21 Completed

Team members will continue working towards their CANSail 4/5 levels, with a focus on learning and improving racing skills. Students will have the opportunity to participate in local and out of town regattas, with coach support. Parent participation is required activities such as towing boats, chaperoning, and preparing team meals. Please note that regatta fees and travel expenses (travel, lodging, food) are not covered in the program registration fee.

The Coach associated expenses for 2-3 regattas are already included in the Program costing. Regattas TBD

420 boats are supplied, at no additional charge. Some lasers also available.


CANSail 6 • High Performance Race Team 420

Length: June - Sept
Fees:

  • NSC Member: $ 2,400.00
  • Non Member: $ 2,400.00

Recommended ages: 14 to 18
Sailboat: 420 Rentals are available
Prerequisites: CANSail 5

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420 rentals Available. Includes Fall Training.June 1 September 20 Completed

NSC offers a challenging, comprehensive race program for young sailors looking to develop advanced boating skills, learn racing tactics and strategies, and improve fitness to be competitive at local and provincial youth regattas. The program operates as the Nepean Youth Racing Team which focuses on training athletes to compete and build confidence in a fun team environment. The team begins training with a dedicated race coach part time mid-May and full-time in July and August, with option to continue training part time until the end of September. The program incorporates fitness and goal setting for each athlete. It fosters excellence in sailing with an emphasis on personal bests at regattas. The race team attends local and out-of-town regattas with coach support. Parent participation is required for towing boats to events, chaperoning and preparing team meals. Sailors get the opportunity to get a jump on the season to work off the "winter rust" and the fee also includes a student membership at Nepean Sailing Club. Be a part of the team!

All Coach associated fees for four regattas are already included in the Program costing. Regattas TBD.

Spring and Fall Training already included in Program costing. Schedule TBD.


CANSail 6 • High Performance Race Team Laser

Length: June - Sept
Fees:

  • NSC Member: $ 2,400.00
  • Non Member: $ 2,400.00

Recommended ages: 14 to 18
Sailboat: Laser supplied by sailor
Prerequisites: CANSail 5

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Participants must bring their own boat. Includes Fall Training.June 1 September 20 Completed

NSC offers a challenging, comprehensive race program for young sailors looking to develop advanced boating skills, learn racing tactics and strategies, and improve fitness to be competitive at local and provincial youth regattas. The program operates as the Nepean Youth Racing Team which focuses on training athletes to compete and build confidence in a fun team environment. The team begins training with a dedicated race coach part time mid-May and full-time in July and August, with option to continue training part time until the end of September. The program incorporates fitness and goal setting for each athlete. It fosters excellence in sailing with an emphasis on personal bests at regattas. The race team attends local and out-of-town regattas with coach support. Parent participation is required for towing boats to events, chaperoning and preparing team meals. Sailors get the opportunity to get a jump on the season to work off the "winter rust" and the fee also includes a student membership at Nepean Sailing Club. Be a part of the team!

All Coach associated fees for four regattas are already included in the Program costing. Regattas TBD.

Spring and Fall Training already included in Program costing. Schedule TBD.


Race Team Fall Training

Length: Varies According to Coach/Student Availability, Guarantee Minimum 24 Hours of Training
Fees:

  • NSC Member: $ 240.00
  • Non Member: $ 240.00

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Varies According to Coach/Student Availability, Guarantee Minimum 24 Hours of TrainingSeptember 9 October 7 Spaces Available

Monday Night BIC Racing

Fee: None
Recommended ages:
8 to 13
Sailboat:
O'Pen BIC

Sailing the school's O'Pen BIC boats, young sailors, ages 8 - 13, are introduced to racing in a fun and supportive environment. Short, lively races are held close to shore starting at 6:00pm. O'Pen BIC racing activities culminate with our annual O'Pen Bic Un-Regatta.

Mondays in July and August – Contact us for more details!

 


NSC Club Racing

There are many opportunities to race on Lac Deschênes from local evening to weekend racing events. A crew bank is available on-line to facilitate skippers looking for crew for cruising and racing both dinghies and keelboats.

NSC Dinghy Races & Regattas

  • Monday night single handed and skiff races
  • Wednesday night dinghy and catamaran races
  • Ottawa Skiff Grand Prix
  • Nepean One Design Regatta
  • NSC Fanfare Regatta

NSC Keelboat Races

  • Monday night Women’s PHRF
  • Tuesday night PHRF
  • Thursday night One-Design and JAM

Also please note: in 2020, Sail Canada is charging an annual fee per youth sailor of $ 18.00. You'll notice this added onto your course registration once per year. Thank you for your understanding.