HYC Junior Sailing Information
Safety: Students are required to provide their own U.S. Coast Guard Approved Personal Flotation Device. The Type III PFD is the most popular, is the most appropriate for small boat sailing and students like them.
Swimming Skills: Students must pass a swim test of 50 yards and be able to tread water for 3 minutes. The swim test will be conducted on the first day of class.
Registration: Students are officially registered when the
following are completed:
Refunds: No refunds are available except for medical emergencies. If a student cannot attend a session, the unused part of the tuition may be applied to future courses.
Clothing: Students must bring the following to class:
Instructors: All instructors are certified by the United States Sailing Association and hold current CPR and First Aid certification from the American Red Cross.
Classes: Novice courses are taught in the Topper, intermediate courses are taught in the el toro, and racing courses are taught in the Laser and 420. It is common for students to take more than one of the same course as new skills are presented in each session.
Sessions: There are several sessions to choose from in our year-round program:
Please also note that the registration deadline is two weeks prior to the first class. Once you know what class to sign up for, you can download the Summer sailing application here. Click here for the release form.
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