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We provide comprehensive, personalized instruction!

About Us

Sail into the Mystic

Lars ( Larry ) Hansen is our principal instructor. He has logged over 16,000 miles ,  over 6,000 miles offshore.

We  are a Sail Canada and International Yacht training certified school.

We offer courses including

Basic cruising

Intermediate and advanced cruising

Yachtmaster offshore

Yachtmaster Ocean

coastal navigation 

Celestial navigation

International Certificate of Competency

Cevni, European inshore navigation

one of our celestial students taking a site offshore

First-Rate Course Offerings

We teach aboard our classic  offshore capable Alberg 37, and  a beautiful  Contessa 32.  Both boats are equipped with all the modern navigation and safety tools including AIS, Radar, chart plotters,epirb, auto pilots, both wind and electronic. Both boats have slab reefed mainsails and storm sails. For the advanced and offshore classes we sail in all conditions.We also teach aboard 

students boats if they prefer.

Our Mission

We tailor our classes to our students needs and expectations, whether we are teaching aboard our own boats or theirs, safety is our primary concern.

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Sailing Vancouver

7-6233 London Road, Richmond, BC V7E3S3, CA

(604) 315-6733



9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm





Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed