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HIGH SCHOOL SAILING GO PANTHERS!

This is a Good Hope Country Day School (GHCDS) athletic program that is proudly sponsored and supported by the St Croix Yacht Club.  This is the best preparation for Collegiate Sailing.  It provides 2-3 days of practice each week, with multiple opportunities to compete and travel to regattas.  The student must be in at least 8th grade.  

The South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association’s (SAISA) High School Sailing Program allows public and private schools to create sailing teams under the auspices of  the schools and parents. The St Croix Yacht Club is committed to working with interested schools to provide training, conforming to the  policies of the St. Croix Yacht Club.

  • Program is split into two sessions: Fall and Spring Semesters
  • Training Schedule - Tuesday's & Thursday's 3:45-6:00

  • Additional practices and clinics to be set by Coach Stanton

  • Grades 8 -12

  • Prerequisite:  No prior sailing experience required
  • Physical Training to be set by Coach Stanton
  • Homeschoolers are Welcome!
  • Sailors from other schools are welcome to register and attend practices.

The 420 sailing team for High School (HS) sailors is a Good Hope Country Day School Team (GHCDS-Panthers)  The team participates in local Caribbean events and clinics and travels to various events in the States.  The GHCDS HS team is open to boys and girls in the 8th-12th grades, the varsity team is limited to 9th-12th grade students.  HS sailing is a stepping stone for sailing at the college level and follows a similar format as collegiate sailing, college recruiters are often at HS sailing events.  USVI HS sailing teams compete in SAISA https://saisa.hssailing.org/ sponsored events. 

Student requirements are:

  • Current SCYC membership (Junior or Family) is required.
  • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. 
  • Provide a U.S. Coast Guard approved Type III Personal Flotation.Device (PFD) with a plastic whistle attached.
  • Sailing gloves and sunglasses are recommended for all courses.
  • Sailing boots or shoes that can get wet.

For additional Information or any questions contact the St Croix Yacht Club office:
340-773-9531
WaterFront@StCroixYC.com


MISSION STATEMENT

The Club is formed for the express purpose of promoting interest and activity in the ownership, racing and cruising of yachts and small boats; of providing a meeting place for members whose common interest lies in ships and the sea; of augmenting the recreational facilities and visitor attractions of the island; of exchange and courtesies with other yacht clubs of the United States and Caribbean islands, and of extending to visiting yachtsmen the hospitality of St. Croix.

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Office: 340-773-9531

Fax:      888-344-8815


Address:

5100 Teague Bay

C'sted, St. Croix 00820

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