(Marblehead Race Week - No classes July 25 - July 29)
Sessions for non racing classes (2 weeks each):
Session 1: June 27 – July 8 (no classes July 4)
Session 2: July 11 – July 22
Session 3: August 1 – August 12
Session 4: August 15 – August 26
Sessions for racing classes (4 weeks each):
Session 1 – June 27 – July 22 (no classes July 5)
Session 2 – August 1 – August 26
Junior Program minimum age is 8 years old at start of session. All junior sailors must pass a 50 yard swim test.
year we will once again be offering four 2-week sessions for non
racers. Sessions for race classes will still be 4 weeks each.
sure to familiarize yourself with the class descriptions, which are
here. Contact us if you have any questions about class placement before
you begin the registration process.
are grouped by ability, age and size, and Instructor recommendation.
Placement decisions are guided by safety considerations and the skills
demonstrated by the student. As a result, we will be unable to honor
requests for “friends” to be placed together, or to have a student
placed in an inappropriate class to accommodate a family’s schedule. We
recognize that students mature and progress at different rates, and some
movement from class to class may occur during a session.
More information, including what to bring to class, can be found in our handbook.
order to become enrolled in our Junior Sailing Program, juniors are
required to become members of the Sandy Bay Yacht Club. Membership
offers a variety of social activities, including beach cookouts, movie
nights, and more. Junior members will also have access to boats outside
of class time, once certified by the instructors. This membership fee
is in addition to the tuition charges for lessons,
and is paid to the Yacht Club. You will be billed by the Yacht Club
separately for your membership, as this is not included in the online
registration process. Membership dues are to be paid prior to your first
financial aid is available. Requests for scholarships will be
considered in the order they are received, and must be postmarked by the
deadline (see Scholarship page). We do not grant 100% scholarships… you
still need to pay membership dues to Sandy Bay Yacht Club, as well as
partial tuition. Scholarship Page.
After you Register
can log back into your account to make additional payments towards your
balance or to view your statement and other registration information.
You will receive occasional emails about the Sailing Program as well as junior social activities.
We also have an online calendar of various junior activities.
people register for the wrong class. If we notice this, you will be
notified by the Program Director and we’ll take steps to correct the
will be no refunds for classes unless there is a medical condition that
makes it so a student cannot participate in sailing. A doctor’s note
will be required. There will however be a non-refundable deposit of
$20.00 for each class.
For any Junior Sailing Program questions, including class placement, contact our Program Director, at: