Co-op Sailing Programs

Make the most of your time out on the water

At ABYC, our co-op programs give you an affordable, sailing time-share style experience. The program offers participants opportunity to:

Choose from our Keelboat or Dinghy Program

Sail on your own schedule during days or evenings

Easy online booking

Enjoy the the camaraderie of sailing in a club

Participate in yacht club life at the “Beach”

Participate in social events, parties, regattas, and evening races


Explore Lake Ontario on 25-29′ ABYC-owned boats as if they were your own!

The ABYC Co-op Sailing Program (CSP) is ideally suited for sailors who want the freedom and excitement of cruising on their own, without the cost burden of boat ownership!


An affordable, sailing time-share style experience.

Whether your goal is to have a low-commitment alternative to boat ownership, or you want to test the waters before purchasing your own boat, you’re sure to enjoy your season at ABYC. Expand your sailing cruising or racing experience, enjoy hosting family and friends on and off the co-op boats, and expand or maintain your knowledge of sailing and boat care.

Co-op program participants are required to be members of ABYC and be CYA certified, or have equivalent experience. Current members of ABYC, and not-yet members are invited to apply online. Spaces are limited and the program sells out each season. The Co-op Program fee and damage deposit are not required until your spot in the program is confirmed.

Before applying, review the Program Guide.

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New to sailing but still want to join?

Take advantage of our introductory rates for graduates of our Basic Cruising Course.
Upon successful completion of the BCC, you are invited to join our Keelboat Co-op program for the rest of the season at a special rate and based on the months you would like to start participation.

Make sure to indicate your interest in joining the Co-op Program on your application to reserve your spot for this season! The Co-op Program fee and damage deposit are not required until your spot in the program is confirmed. For full program details, visit our Learn to Sail Adult Programs, where you will find the Basic Cruising Course listed as a summer program.

Apply Now for Basic Cruising >


For additional co-op program details, to make arrangements to view the boat, or for information about an upcoming information session, please contact the Co-op Sailing Program Coordinator at coopsailing@abyc.ca. For general inquiries about the club or membership, contact admin@abyc.ca or call 416-698-4498.

Big adventures on small boats!

The ABYC Dinghy Co-op Sailing Program provides sailors an opportunity to use club lasers for social sailing and participating in club racing without the cost burden of boat ownership.

Co-op program participants are required to be members of ABYC and and be CYA White Sail Ⅲ or equivalent sailing experience is required.

Current members of ABYC, and not-yet members are invited to apply online. Spaces are limited and the program sells out each season. The Co-op Program fee and damage deposit are not required until your spot in the program is confirmed.

Before applying, review the Program Guide.


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Ready to experience the Co-op Dinghy Program?

We’re excited to make this next sailing season your best yet!

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For additional co-op program details, to make arrangements to view the boat, or for information about an upcoming information session, please contact the Co-op Sailing Program Coordinator at coopsailing@abyc.ca. For general inquiries about the club or membership, contact admin@abyc.ca or call 416-698-4498.

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