Junior Program (except for Sandy Bay Starters) minimum age is 8 years old at start of session.
Swim Check - Each new sailor will be required to participate in a "swim check" this will be conducted while wearing a life jacket and with an Instructor right along the dock to ensure that the child is comfortable in the water.
year we will once again be offering four 2-week sessions.
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 (beyond Sandy Bay Starters who are just trying out the program) 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 ($125.00) is in addition to the tuition charges for lessons.
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
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: