Hawaii Yacht Club

Junior Sailing

HYC Junior Sailing

HYC Junior Sailing Release Form – (Please print and fill)

2017 Junior Summer Sailing Application (Please fill in and print)


2017 Interscholastic League of Honolulu High School Sailing Dole Bowl Results

Varsity 1

Varsity 2

Varsity 3

 


Olympic Festival Results

Hawaii Junior Sailing Olympic Festival 2016 Results

 

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: Application – Medical Release – Swim Check – Payment to HYCNon-Sailing Days: Classes will be held every day that is scheduled. We will attempt to go sailing on most days. If the weather does not allow us to go out on the water we will hold class on shore.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:

  • A life-jacket
  • A change of clothes
  • A towel
  • Covered footwear that can get wet (taubies, old shoes, reefwalkers, etc)
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat

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:

  • Spring: February – May
  • Spring Break: One week half day session
  • Summer: June-August
  • Fall: September-November
Hawaii Yacht Club Junior Sailing

Upcoming 2017 Schedule

  • Saturday May 6:  Slim Lambert Youth Invitational at Waikiki YC
  • Saturday May 13:  Laser Districts at Hawaii Yacht Club
  • Friday May 19-Monday May 22:  US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course
  • Tuesday May 30:  Summer sailing at Hawaii Yacht Club begins
  • Saturday June 17:  Pearl Harbor Youth Invitational
  • Thursday July 6:  US Sailing Junior Nationals Qualifyer – Laser
  • Friday July 7:  US Sailing Junior Nationals Qualifyer – Laser
  • Monday July 10:  US Sailing Junior Nationals Qualifyer – 420
  • Tuesday July 11:  US Sailing Junior Nationals Qualifyer – 420
  • Wednesday July 12:  US Sailing Junior Nationals Qualifyer – 420
  • Thursday July 13:  Margaret Haig Youth Invitational – Hawaii YC
  • Friday July 14:  Connie Smales Youth Invitational – Waikiki YC
  • Sunday July 16:  Junior Olympic Festival Banquet – Waikiki YC

Questions? Call the Junior Sailing instructor Scott Melander at 808-220-6430 or email Scott at JrSailing@HawaiiYachtClub.org to discuss which class would be appropriate for your children.

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.

Adult sailing classes are ongoing in our Cal 20 and 420 fleet. Click here for more information.

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