To provide encouragement, incentives, and an
easy measurement of advancement we have created the CYC Sailing Achievement Certification
program. There are three (3) levels from the initial Bronze Sail fundamental level,
through the Silver Sail intermediate level, then onto the Gold Sail level, performance
Level I and Level II fundamentals
These initial stages cover the fundamental skills included in the Learn to Sail
program curriculum. It provides immediate rewards for sailors and a means for instructors
to determine what gaps need to be filled in a beginning sailors knowledge.
Silver Sail intermediate
As the next step into intermediate sailing, this includes more advanced
terminology and skills that prove to be a great challenge for sailors. These terms,
skills, and knowledge are a foundation for subsequent learning.
Sail performance boat-handling
This level really starts to focus on refining previously learned skills. More
focus is placed upon getting the most from the boat during maneuvers and an introduction