Plain Sailing

Sailing School

Sailing Lessons in British Columbia's Gulf Islands

Port and Starboard Buoys: There is a channel to the left. and the harbour and open sea to the right. The person at the helm of the  boat keeps the red to the right and the green to the left coming from seaward
Port and Starboard Buoys: There is a channel to the left. and the harbour and open sea to the right. The person at the helm of the boat keeps the red to the right and the green to the left coming from seaward

Let us take you on a sailing vacation adventure that you only imagined possible. Sail in British Columbia's Gulf Islands with a Certified I.S.P.A Cruising Instructor. Earn cruising certification,or, complete a sailing familiarization cruise.

We offer various packages and programs from basic seamanship to coastal navigation to intermediate certification. Because we are a small, owner operated sailing school, we are able to provide our customers the flexibility and individual attention they need.
Smiling Sailors.

This photo was taken near Thetis Island in the summer of 2000

Here are the programs and packages we offer:

Plain Sailing
E.M.Hameister
3581 Country Club Drive
Nanaimo, B.C. V9T 1T8
Canada
Telephone: 1-206-855-6711
(What's this???) Call me!
To book your sailing adventure,make further enquiries,
or just ask sailing questions,
EMAIL to plainsailing46@gmail.com
or telephone 1-206-855-6711

To look at some other things that this part of Vancouver Island
has to offer, have a look at the Island Surfer
For a listing of many marine related sites see the marine waypoints site
and a very large and interesting set of links at sailinglinks.com
and what someone else describes as the mother of all boat sitesand
Boating.com a huge boating resource.
For some more ideas on what to do and see on Vancouver Island, ( besides learning to sail) have a look at this island site

Georgia Strait. 
This is a beach near Nanaimo, British Columbia looking across the Georgia Straits to the Coast Mountains on the mainland. The islands in the middle ground to the right are called the 'Five Fingers'


This is my boat, Estrella, acquired in 2007

new sailboat

And here is the Skipper
Eric Hameister in 2008

Last modified 02JAN2016 emh