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    • November 01, 2018
    • December 22, 2018
    • 15 sessions
    • SCYC
    Register

    2018 FALL SAILING PROGRAM SESSION #2

    • Sea Squirts

    • (Thurs 3:45-6:15) (Sat 9:30-12:00)

    • Seven Weeks (November 1st to December 22)

    • Ages: 5-7
      Boat: Optimist
      Prerequisite: none

      The Sea Squirt program is designed to introduce young sailors ages 5-7 to fun and safety in, around and on the water. The goal of this course is to build young sailor's love for sailing in a controlled and safe environment. The class is designed to work with the children at the level that they are comfortable with. Activities build confidence and include sailing, knot tying, nautical terminology, crafts, songs, water activities and "messing about in boats". We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport of sailing to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.   

    • REGISTRATION
    • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
    • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

    Non-members are welcome!

    Student requirements are:

    • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
    • 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.
    • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
    • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.


    For additional Information or any questions:
    SailComm@StCroixYC.com

    • November 01, 2018
    • December 22, 2018
    • 15 sessions
    • SCYC
    Register

    2018 FALL SAILING PROGRAM - SESSION #2

    • Optimist Beginner

    • (Thurs 3:45-6:15) (Sat 9:30-12:00)

    • 7.5 Weeks (November 1 - December 22) - NO SAILING ON THANKSGIVING

    • Ages: 7 -13
      Boat: Optimist
      Prerequisite: none

      The Optimist is the largest sailboat class in the world. This is the sailboat that nearly all of the greatest sailors in the world learn to sail. It is an 8ft boat sailed by just one person. You learn all the basics of sailing; tying knots, sail trim, steering, bailing water out of the boat, rigging, derigging, teamwork, safety etc. The Course introduces the student to the sport of sailing, starting from the very basics.

    • REGISTRATION
    • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
    • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

    Non-members are welcome!

    Student requirements are:

    • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
    • 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.
    • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
    • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.

    For additional Information or any questions:
    SailComm@StCroixYC.com

    • November 02, 2018
    • December 21, 2018
    • 19 sessions
    Register

    Ms Daniel's After School Van Service
    Fall Session #2

    • GHCDS to SCYC 
    • Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
    • Departs GHCDS @ 3:10
    • Dec 21st Early Dismissal

    • Weather Cancellations: Generally, SCYC Sailing Program sessions will NOT cancel for weather, if it is not appropriate to be on the water, then off the water activities will be organized.
    • Sailing Van: Unless it is considered to be unsafe to be on the road, the Sailing Van should operate on schedule.



    REGISTRATION

    • Due to System Limitations: If you would like to register for 2 or 3 days per week, will need to register for each day.
    • Those registering multiple days/students/sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
    • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.
    Thanks for your patience and support.


    • November 02, 2018
    • December 22, 2018
    • 16 sessions
    • SCYC
    Register

    2018 FALL SAILING PROGRAM - FALL SESSION #2

    • Optimist Green Fleet

    • (Friday 3:45-6:15pm) (Saturday 3:15-5:45pm)

    • Eight Weeks (Nov 2nd through December 22nd)

    • Ages: 8-14
      Boat: Optimist
      Prerequisite: beginner Opti or other sailing experience

      The Opti Green Fleet is an introductory racing program.  Sailors will learn the basics of racing, advanced rigging and  advanced boat handling techniques.  Students should have experience sailing an Opti and be comfortable demonstrating basic sailing maneuvers such as steering, tacking/jibing, and leaving/returning to the beach

      Ages 8-14

    • REGISTRATION
    • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
    • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

    Non-members are welcome!

    Student requirements are:

    • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
    • 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.
    • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
    • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.

    For additional Information or any questions:
    SailComm@StCroixYC.com

    • November 03, 2018
    • December 22, 2018
    • 15 sessions
    • SCYC
    Register

    2018 FALL SAILING PROGRAM

    • Adventure Fun Sail - Fall Session #2

    • (Wed 3:45-6:15) (Sat 12:30-3:00)

    • 7.5 Weeks (November 3 - December 22)

    • Ages: 8-16

    • Boat: Optimist, 420 and Sunfish
    • Prerequisite: Beginner or Summer Intro Courses or prior sailing experience

    This fun program explores the waters of the East End of St Croix from a variety of watercraft, including, Optis, Sunfish and 420s.  Sailors enjoy sailing games, sailing excursions to nearby destinations like Smugglers Cove, Buck Island and adventures around Teague Bay and neighboring bays. Sailors will also increase sailing experience and improve on sailing and nautical skills! We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport of sailing to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.  Required Prerequisite: Ages 8-16, Completed SCYC Intro Sailing course or instructor approval.

      • REGISTRATION
      • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
      • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

      Non-members are welcome!

      Student requirements are:

      • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
      • 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.
      • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
      • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.

      For additional Information or any questions:
      SailComm@StCroixYC.com

      • December 23, 2018
      • February 03, 2019
      • 7 sessions
      • Teague Bay
      Register

      Rhodes 19 Winter Series

      Every Sunday at 1 pm

      Serious blast to be had by all and bragging rights at the bar could be yours!


      Have pushed first day of racing back to Dec 23rd, to allow PLENTY of time for everyone to get splashed.

      Series Documents:  NOR

      • December 27, 2018
      • December 29, 2018
      • SCYC
      Register

      2018 Holiday Program

      • Adventure Fun Sail - Holiday Session #1

      • (9 a.m.- 3 p.m.)

      • 3 day (December 27-29) Thurs-Sat

      • Ages: 8-16

      • Boat: Optimist, 420 and Sunfish
      • Prerequisite: Beginner or Summer Intro Courses or prior sailing experience

      This fun program explores the waters of the East End of St Croix from a variety of watercraft, including, Optis, Sunfish and 420s.  Sailors enjoy sailing games, sailing excursions to nearby destinations like Smugglers Cove, Buck Island and adventures around Teague Bay and neighboring bays. Sailors will also increase sailing experience and improve on sailing and nautical skills! We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport of sailing to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.  Required Prerequisite: Ages 8-16, Completed SCYC Intro Sailing course or instructor approval.

        • REGISTRATION
        • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
        • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

        Non-members are welcome!

        Student requirements are:

        • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
        • 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.
        • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
        • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.

        For additional Information or any questions:
        SailComm@StCroixYC.com

        • January 02, 2019
        • January 04, 2019
        • SCYC
        Register

        2018 Holiday Program

        • Adventure Fun Sail - Holiday Session #2

        • (9 a.m.- 3 p.m.)

        • 3 day (January 2-4) Wed-Fri

        • Ages: 8-16

        • Boat: Optimist, 420 and Sunfish
        • Prerequisite: Beginner or Summer Intro Courses or prior sailing experience

        This fun program explores the waters of the East End of St Croix from a variety of watercraft, including, Optis, Sunfish and 420s.  Sailors enjoy sailing games, sailing excursions to nearby destinations like Smugglers Cove, Buck Island and adventures around Teague Bay and neighboring bays. Sailors will also increase sailing experience and improve on sailing and nautical skills! We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport of sailing to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.  Required Prerequisite: Ages 8-16, Completed SCYC Intro Sailing course or instructor approval.

          • REGISTRATION
          • Those registering multiple students and/or sessions may select "Invoice Me" and enter payment information only once.
          • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.

          Non-members are welcome!

          Student requirements are:

          • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test. Sea Squirts Swim- 20 yards while wearing a PFD.
          • 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.
          • This program is a graduated program. We recommend that each sailor go through the designed progression of the program, for each class of boat. Every child is different and our instructors will assess your child’s skill and comfort with the level at which he/she is sailing. Instructors may recommend that some students may need to repeat one of the classes if they have not successfully mastered each skill required in that class.
          • Our program strives to create a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and come to love the sport of sailing. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, respect, and safety in daily lessons. Our number one goal is to pass on our passion for the sport to the next generation of St. Croix Sailors.

          For additional Information or any questions:
          SailComm@StCroixYC.com

          • January 03, 2019
          • 9:00 AM
          • January 06, 2019
          • 5:00 PM
          • SCYC

          NOTE - To REGISTER for course use the following link US Sailing website and scroll down, taking note of course prerequisites.  To select course being held at SCYC, scroll down sub list of courses sorted by date to:

          Small Boat Instructor Level 1 at St Croix Yacht Club 

          1/03/2019   -   1/06/2019


          COURSE INFORMATION FROM US SAILING PAGE:

          LEVEL 1 INSTRUCTOR

          The US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification Course is designed to provide sailing instructors with information on how to teach more safely, effectively, and creatively.

          The goal of the program is to produce highly qualified instructors, thereby reducing risk exposure for sailing programs. Topics covered in the course include: classroom and on-the-water teaching techniques, risk management, safety issues, lesson planning, creative activities, ethical concerns, and sports physiology and psychology.

          COURSE LENGTH

          This is a 4-day, 40-hour course. Attendance at all 40 hours is mandatory. Absence from any portion of the course excludes the instructor candidate from certification.

          MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT

          All candidates must have reached their 16th birthday within the calendar year that the course is being held in. Students under 18 years of age who complete the course will be designated as a Sailing Assistant until their 18th birthday.

          PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE INTO THE COURSE

          Below are some of the primary prerequisites for the Level 1 Course. A full list is available during the registration process.

          Sailing experience in small boats, such as prams, dinghies, multihulls or daysailing keelboats.

          Current US Sailing Individual, or Family Membership (youth membership is not applicable and only one instructor is allowed per family membership)

          Experience operating a safety boat. This course is evaluative: Powerboat skills are tested, not taught, during this course.

          Ability to swim 50 yards both with and without life jacket.

          National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Safe Boating certification. Candidates who do not hold a NASBLA approved Safe Boating Certificate will not be allowed to operate a powerboat during the course. Online courses that are not NASBLA approved will not be accepted. BoatUS is one provider of online courses. Click here to see all available Boat US courses. You can also earn your certification at one of US Sailing’s Safe Powerboat Handling Courses or see a current list of approved providers. Candidates holding a current USCG full or limited Master’s or OUPV license are exempt from this requirement.

          Small Boat Level 1 Instructor Certification also requires a current US First Aid and CPR Certificate from a U.S. Coast Guard approved provider. Candidates do not need to complete the CPR/First Aid Training in advance of the Level 1 course, however a certification will NOT be valid unless accompanied by current First Aid and CPR.

          COURSE FEES

          Registration is on a first pay basis. US Sailing will not reserve spots without full payment.

          $370 if received more than four (4) weeks prior to course start date

          $390 if received within four (4) weeks of course start date

          $440 if received within one (1) week of course start date

          CANCELLATION POLICY

          Course fees are nonrefundable but are transferable to another course/date if the Training office is given enough notice, in writing:

          • More than four weeks before the course start date: Fee is transferable to another course.
          • Within the four week of course start date: ½ half of course fee is transferable to another course.
          • Less than 24 hours notice of course start date (or no-show): 100% of the course fee is forfeited.

          ***All courses are subject to cancellation if course minimums are not met within 2 weeks of the course start date.

          Fees are not transferable to another candidate.




          For additional Information or any questions:
          SailComm@StCroixYC.com

          • January 25, 2019
          • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
          • The Clubhouse


          • February 02, 2019
          • February 03, 2019
          • SCYC

          CRUCIAN OPEN REGATTA 2019

          • ISV Qualifier for 2019 OPTINAM (North American Championship)
          • 2nd of 3 Qualifiers for 2019 OPTIWORLD
          • 1st of 4 Regattas in 2019 Caribbean Cup Series
          Schedule of Events:

          Friday, February 1st:

          5-7 pm: Registration/Check-in; Welcoming Party at St. Croix Yacht Club

          Saturday, February 2nd:

          8:30-9:00 am Sailor Registration/ check-in
          9:15 am Skipper's Meeting,
          10:15 am Warning Signal for first Start
          12:30 pm (Approx.) Lunch on beach for inside course.
          Outside Course will have lunch between races on the water
          1:30 pm (Approx.) Afternoon Start signal for inside course
          4:00 pm No Start Sequences will be begun after 4:00 pm

          Sunday, February 3rd:

          8:45 am Skipper's Meeting, followed by beach start
          9:45 am Warning Signal First Race
          12:00 pm (Approx.) Lunch on the water, followed by more racing
          2:00 pm No Start Sequences will be begun after 2:00 pm
          3:30 pm Awards


          Volunteers are needed! 
          Volunteers are vital to the success of this event. Every role is important and every role has the opportunity to ensure that the regatta operates effectively and that attendees have a terrific experience.
          There are roles open for shore-side volunteers in meal prep, registration, hospitality, housing and transportation.  On the water, race committee, support and safety boat.
          All volunteers receive a complimentary lunch each day and a drink ticket.   Please email Manager with your contact information, when your available and your preferred role.

          Thank you!

          St Croix Yacht Club
          5100 Teague Bay
          Christiansted, US Virgin Islands 00820
          340-773-9531
          Manager@StCroixYC.com
          www.StCroixYC.com


          • March 08, 2019
          • March 10, 2019
          • Teague Bay, St Croix

          2019 SCYC International Regatta

          The St Croix Yacht Club is proud to present the
          26th SCYC International Regatta

          March 8th-10th, 2019

          The Races:

          Friday March 8th  - Capt Nick's Race
          A salute to Captain Nick Castruccio "Tail Hook Nick" and sharing his life long passion for racing and the sea.  A great way to shake the rust off in advance of the main event.

          Friday March 8th - Optimist Clinic 9 am - 3 pm
          Pre-Regatta Opti clinic run by Coach Tino and staff.

          Sat & Sun March 9th &10th  - SCYC International Regatta
          Two days of fun, fast and exciting mix of CSA and one design classes for the whole family.  With an array of courses set in picturesque Buck Island channel, yet close enough for an easy run back to the Club, the party and some Cruzan "hospitality". 

          LINKS:


          Boat charters are available on a limited basis, kindly fill out the Charter Form and email it to Manager@St CroixYC.com

          Regatta Measurer CSA:

          David Walworth

          340-227-1220

          david@walworthyachtdesigns.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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