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How to Become a Sail Canada Coach

Coach Development Programs

Coaching Association of Canada

Each year, over 1200 qualified Sail Canada instructors/coaches teach sailing, cruising, racing, navigation, windsurfing and power boating skills to over 40,000 boating enthusiasts. The Sail Canada instructor and coach certification program ensures that the public receives instruction from a proficient and trained professional. Only registered instructors may award Sail Canada level standards.

Registered Sail Canada Instructors and Coaches receive the following benefits: Don't miss out!

  • Only Sail Canada-registered instructors & coaches are authorized to award Sail Canadacertification levels.
  • You have the option to post your current instructor/coach levels & email address to Sail Canada’s website, which will allow you to be contacted by potential customers and employers.
  • The Sail Canada website hosts a job posting board where instructors can view current job offers.
  • Registered Sail Canada instructor and coaches are eligible to attend professional development modules at provincial & national clinics.
  • Registered Instructors and Coaches have access to Sail Canada’s library of training resources and achievement awards.
  • You will receive liability coverage of $5,000,000 under Sail Canada's Instructor Liability Insurance policy. Click here for a copy of the instructor insurance coverage policy.

Coach & Instructor Registration

Sail Canada Coachs & Instructors must register each year in order to deliver Sail Canada programs and award Sail Canada sailor levels. Register now through your Sail Canada member profile!

Replacement Coach / Instructor Certification Cards

Replacement cards cost $12.00 (plus 13% HST). To obtain a replacement card, please contact  ,   or 1-877-416-4720 ext. 116.


Available Instructors and Coaches

All Available, Registered Sail Canada Instructors and Coaches in Canada

This is a list of only those instructors who have registered in the current year, and listed themselves as available in their Member Profiles.

Registered Instructors and Coaches

All Registered Sail Canada Instructors and Coaches in Canada

This is a comprehensive list of all registered Sail Canada Instructors in Canada. If you wish to contact a coach or instructor, you can do so by either logging-into the secure Member’s Area using the ‘log-in’ button at the top of this page or by contacting and making a contact request.