ABOUT THE WINTER PROGRAM
Would you like to enrich your sailing skills and reach ahead in your logbook? If yes, then this program is for you!
This winter season 2021/22 Bytown Brigantine – Tall Ships Adventure is providing a fun and engaging opportunity to further develop skills learned during the summer sailing season. From logbook lessons to hands-on experience, there is something new for everyone to learn!
This year, all lessons are planned to be in-person (depending on local public health guidelines) one evening a week and the occasional weekend per month at the main office (2700 Queensview Dr, Ottawa, Ontario).
BE MARITIME READY WITH TRAINING
We believe a key factor in youth not going into the Maritime Sector is a lack of understanding and a lack of marine courses available to them. That's why we're so happy to offer high school students the chance to take unique courses that give them valuable seamanship skills.
Having these skills, and getting this unique experience prepares students for the Transport Canada qualifications required of a professional crew! Students taking our courses learn really cool unique skills such as navigation, knotwork, how to operate and navigate a small vessel by sail, small engine, and oar.
Students also develop problem-solving and analytical skills, work on planning, setting, and achieving goals, as well as developing character, a sense of self, and how to be a contributing member of a dynamic team. Students can also earn their Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card and Radio Operator’s Certificate through our courses.
Not only will students build all the skills needed to sail, but they'll also get into a great position to further their career in the Maritime Industry. (We don't want to tout our own horn, but on top of helping prepare students for a career on the water, we really believe we help students find passion in a field in desperate need of their help!)
BENEFITS AND PERKS OF A MARITIME CAREER
A Lot of opportunities for career advancement (they need you!)
Spending time in the outdoors
A sense of adventure and travel opportunities worldwide
Variety in day to day work
Universal skills give you the opportunity for career flexibility
Competitive wages $$$
Great employee benefits