Class Afloat Again Offers Floating Education for 2014

under sail

Class Afloat – West Island College International, a fully-accredited school based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, offers one of the most unique experiential education programmes in the world. Our high school, University and Gap year students attain high standards in academic excellence, community service, leadership, and personal development through academic courses and cultural and historical port programmes, all while learning the intricacies of sailing a tall ship.

With the guidance and support of our experienced and passionate faculty and professional mariner crew, students have the opportunity to develop as individuals, excel as citizens, strengthen sailing expertise, forge lifelong friendships, and explore the world.




Morroco Swab
teaching under sail 2

Related Articles

Pursuit S268 Sport CC

By Andy Adams

The Pursuit S 268 Sport centre console is a do-it-all kind of boat with a solid sense of style. Centre console designs have been developed for the southern blue water sport fishing enthusiasts (and this boat would raise fish with the best of them) but the Pursuit S 268 Sport centre console offers far more utility and enjoyment than just fishing.

Read More


Bayfield Marine Turns 40 with Big April Events

(l to r) Holly, Adam, Pat, Ron, Shelley

Ron and Pat Reder started out in October 1984 across the road from where they are right now on the Bayfield River in Bayfield ON. The store front was about 10 x 20 and the rest of that side of the building was a stock room, wood finishing room, then behind that was more back stock and the lunchroom. Expanding every few years for the store front, then moving over to this new building five years ago, this year with Adam, Shelley, and Holly are carrying on the business.

Read More