As a year-round yacht club, RCYC works to provide sailing opportunities for our Members during
the colder months. Our Fall and Winter programs range from workshops that foster skill development and certifications to creating wind in our pool for indoor sailing.

Dates, registration and further details coming soon. 

Questions? Contact Jenny Farrand at 416.9677245 Ex. 590 or email


RC Racing in the Pool

After several successful winters, midweek races will continue with the remote-controlled
Dragon Force 65s this season. Members compete in heats of 4 to 6 boats, powered by multiple fans in our City Club pool.
  • 10+ boats racing each week leads to exciting competition
  • All skill levels welcome as sailors and spectators
  • Racing continues through to Spring 2019
Start Date: Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 7:15 pm



Cruising Sailors’ Squadron Seminars

The CSS organizes several talks with sailors sharing their unique experiences, as well as experts speaking on important safety and boat handling procedures.

Visit the Cruising Sailors' Squadron webpage

Sailing Speaker Series

Each winter, the Club hosts accomplished sailors presenting on various topics. Past events include:
  • Ken Read (skipper of Comanche)
  • Atlas Ocean Racing 
  • 35th America's Cup Presentation by Tucker Thompson

Certification & Workshops

​Certification Courses

Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card (PCOC)
Earn your proof of competency to operate a powered vessel in Canada, including any sailboat with a motor. With this short classroom course and exam covering boating laws, safety and more, boaters will keep this valid certification for life.

VHF Radio License (ROC-M)

To legally operate a VHF Radio, boaters must take one course to achieve your Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime. Over just a few hours, practice emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques including Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

Saturday, February 23

9:00 am – 4:00 pm



SailCanada Race Officer/Judge

More information to follow.

Winter Workshops


Learn more about the basics of maintaining your boat with this workshop series. 


Prepare for keelboat racing with this spring series, teaching sailors key positions and techniques to contribute on a race course.