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WaveSkills has developed a strong network to further educate sailors at every level, and offers diversified courses and seminiars. We are pleased to offer and recommend complete training paths for new and experienced sailors .
Survival Systems Training 

Learning survival at sea skills are enhanced when we partner with professional organizations such as Survival Systems Training in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Their facilities enables students to experience real waves in a theatre pool while still in a safe environment. Contact for our next course.  

Yacht Club

The Charlottetown Yacht Club offers berths, junior sailing, and plays host to kayak and rowing clubs. To contact them if a visiting boat or for additional information on their memberships or programs contact them at 902-892-9065 or manager@cyc,

Blue Heron Squadron

Blue Heron Squadron, based in Charlottetown,  is part of the network of Canadian Power and Sail - Canada's recreational community for volunteer taught courses in the classroom. 

Useful Links

Sail Canada 

Sail Canada is Canada's national body for sailing in Canada and includes onwater instruction.  All courses taught through WaveSkills are certified by Sail Canada.  For complete offerings and for schools in your area go to

Doyle Sails 

WaveSkills is a proud to be supported by Doyle Sails.  If you need repairs, or a quote on new sails please contact

Spirit of Canada 
Ocean Challenges

Prior to his sad passing, World Class Solo sailor Derek Hatfield, and his professional team aboard his last boat, a Volvo 60' sailboat called Spirit of Adventure, influenced greatly our staff and students. 

We learned offshore sailing techniques, sail configurations, nutrition, sleep patterns, navigation, survival techniques, weather and a host of other items, professional teams would face when sailing around the world. We have taken those lessons, and the variety of offshore races and legs from his premiere racing boats and built them into our Sail Canada/World Sailing certifying Personal Survival at Sea course. For further information contact as we dedicated these safety courses to he and his family. 

LET'S CHAT and hear what courses, schedules or seminars you would like to participate in or for more information.

We look forward to assist you in reaching your sailing goal "let's chat" 

Ellen MacPhail, Owner Operator WaveSkills Sailing School 

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