Youth Sailing

Summer 2017 Voyages

Sailing Adventure Programs for Teens

Sail training aboard the Fair Jeanne…imagine hoisting the sails, steering the ship, climbing the masts, standing a watch and making lifelong friends along the way. You don’t need to know a thing about sailing – we’ll show you the ropes!

You’ll gain confidence, learn how to work in a team, and have the most thrilling adventures. This is more than a summer camp for teens, many of the kids who sail with us come back year after year, joining our crew to teach the next generation of would-be sailors.

Ask about the high school credit option, GPP30 – Leadership & Peer Support.

All Fair Jeanne sail trainees require a valid passport.

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Join Us This Summer

Brockville, ON to Hamilton, ON
Mon June 25 – Fri June 30/Sat July 1 (Ages 12-18)
Not ready for ocean sailing? Step aboard this voyage to sail the St Lawrence & Lake Ontario to join the Great Lakes Flotilla of 11 ships in Hamilton for Canada Day.
$750

Quebec City, QC to Lunenburg, NS
Sat July 22 to Thu Aug 10 (Ages 15-25)
This 20-day voyage includes 2 days at RDV2017 Tall Ships Regatta in Quebec City, wonderful Atlantic Canada sailing and 3 days of port activities in both Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.  High school credit option is available.
$3,000

Quebec City, QC to Louisburg, NS
Sat July 22 to Thu Aug 4 (Ages 15-25)
This 14-day voyage includes 2 days at RDV2017 Tall Ships Regatta in Quebec City, wonderful Atlantic Canada sailing and 3 days of port activities in Newfoundland and 1 day in Nova Scotia.
$2,100

Louisburg, NS to Lunenburg, NS
Sat Aug 5 to Thurs Aug 10 (Ages 15-25)
This 6-day voyage includes 3 days of Atlantic sailing, 2 days of port activities in Louisburg and 1 day in Lunenburg NS.
$900

Lunenburg, NS to New York City, NY
Sat Aug 12 to Thu Aug 31 (Ages 15+)
Step aboard for a great 20 day sailing adventure. 6 days of port activities between Lunenburg NS, Shelburne NS, St. John NB and New York.   Sail the eastern seaboard, Martha’s Vineyard & Long Island Sound.
$3,000

Lunenburg, NS to St John NB
Sat Aug 12 to Thu Aug 17 (Ages 15+)
A convenient 6 day sail through Atlantic Canada.  3 days of beautiful Atlantic Canada sailing, yet an easy distance for pick up and drop offs for families in Atlantic Canada. 3 days of port activities.
$900

St John NB to New York City, NY
Fri Aug 18 to Thu Aug 21 (Ages 15+)
A 14-day sailing adventure in international waters. Three days of port activities and getting to know the ship and your role with the crew before departing St John for the adventure of sailing to New York.
$2,100

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THE TALL SHIP


Fair Jeanne

The 110-foot Fair Jeanne has sailed more than 150,000 nautical miles in the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Caribbean. She sleeps 30, has 10 sails and masts that soar 80 feet into the air. The Fair Jeanne was built in the late Captain Fuller’s backyard and was launched in 1982.

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Adventure

80 feet above the waterline furling a sail, or feeling the bow spray from 100 feet away – we’ve got adventure in spades.

Confidence

You’ve learned how to set the sails, how to navigate in rough water and you’ve learned to trust in yourself.

Leadership

Stay for a longer voyage as an Officer-in-Training – you may find yourself leading a group of your peers.

Teamwork

The only way a tall ship sails is through teamwork. Try hauling up the main by yourself and you’ll quickly learn what we mean!

Seamanship

We all start knowing next to nothing about traditional tall ship sailing; it’s all part of the adventure. You’ll learn quickly!

Friendship

Close quarters, unexpected challenges and shared adventures are the recipe for life-long friendships.

It was so much fun, we had so many great moments together that I will never forget. I will definitely come back and hopefully see all my new friends again too.