Power & Sail Experiences for Women

Take Command

Many women who learn to sail and powerboat remark on the empowerment gained from learning to helm, manage a boat, and take the lead as skipper.

Join us for customized instruction for women who seek to become valuable crew members, take the helm, or  command their own vessels.  

Harness the wind and your leadership abilities in an encouraging and empowering trip with one of our highly skilled women instructors.  Walk away confident in your skills.  Make your next trip with friends and family even more relaxed and fun.  Choose from one our our Group Courses, build your resume on our Women’s Gulf Island Adventure, or create your own private experience with friends and family.

Save the dates.  Call your friends.  Whether you are beginning this journey, preparing to bareboat skipper, or want advanced instruction – make sure that you can handle any condition that comes your way.  2023 is your year to take command.

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Group Courses
March - May 2023


Crew & Day Skipper (Sidney B.C.)

March 25-29, April 21-25, or May 25-29



Intermediate Bareboat Skipper (Sidney. B.C.)

March 25-31, April 21-27, or May 25-31 



Docking Your Sailboat (Sidney, B.C.)

April 9-10, 2023 




To register, email us at school@cooperboating.com

Gulf Island Sail Adventure June 3-9 2023

Build your resume and gain invaluable experience with our women instructors on this journey through the Southern Gulf Island’s most beautiful anchorages and harbours.

Departing from Sidney, this custom itinerary allows women to join this adventure as a bareboat skipper or include one of our instructional skippers to create a custom coaching experience for your group.  Individuals seeking certification as Crew may join one of our Group Course boats and learn how to crew and helm along the way.  

Create memories and build your boating resume as you enjoy our daily briefings, naturalist notes, fun provisioning stops, and group dinners ashore. 

Planned stops include: Montague Harbour, Princess Cove, and Ganges Harbour.  



$699 for Bareboat Charters
$3,650 Per Person All-Inclusive

Sail & Power Opportunities at All Levels of Skill


For more information, email us at school@cooperboating.com

Private Training

Want to bring your friends to train and cruise with you?

Create a private experience at any level of training. From Crew to Advanced, we will help you build your boating resume and prepare you to cruise anywhere in the world.

Select your boat from our fleet and we will connect you with a woman instructor that matches your groups training needs and personality.

For information about private training, email us at school@cooperboating.com