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Summer Sailing Program #3

  • July 11, 2022
  • 9:00 AM
  • July 22, 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • SCYC

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2022 SUMMER SAILING PROGRAM

  • July 11th - July 22nd

  • Monday-Friday  9 am - 3 pm

  • Boats:  Optimist, Open Bic Skiff  and Sunfish

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE GALLEY IS CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY SO BRING LUNCH

PREREQUISITES:  

  • Sea Squirts: Ages 5-7 
  • Intro/Beginner/Intermediate Opti: Ages 8 -15
  • Sunfish:  Ages 15 - 18 (for safety reasons)
  • 420 - Ages 15 - 18; Must be 90 lbs. and at least 5' (for safety reasons)
  • Exceptions to age made by Head Instructor
  • Intermediate sailing experience, due to social distancing requirements, sailor must be able to rig, launch, sail, right, pull self from water into boat and haul boat unassisted.

This fun program explores the waters of the East End of St Croix from a variety of watercrafts, including, Optis, Sunfish, 420's and O'Pen Bic Skiffs.  Sailors enjoy sailing games, sailing excursions to nearby destinations like Smugglers Cove, 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.  

    REGISTRATION:
    • Registration is not complete and spot(s) will not be held until payment is received in FULL.
    • NOTE** Registration will be automatically canceled if payment is not received within 15 minutes of completing online registration.
    • Must have 3 sailors for session to run.

    Non-members are welcome!

    Scholarships are available!

    Requirements:

    • Must wear face covering/buff during time ashore at SCYC.  Also must follow all COVID19 protocols.
    • Must have own PFD (not to be left at club)
    • Must arrive dressed to sail and go directly to assigned boat.
    • Parents must pickup sailor(s) promptly at end of class.
      • If member parent(s) wish to remain at club after class with their children, parents are responsible to ensure COVID19 protocols are maintained by their children.
    • Able to swim 50 yards and pass a swim test.  
    • Own & wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved Type III Personal Flotation Device (PFD) with a plastic whistle attached. If you can not get hold of one then the club PFDs are available.
    • 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.

    COVID Protocols in place. Masks and social distancing when applicable.


    For additional Information or any questions:

    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.

    Call or Fax Us

    Office: 340-773-9531

    Fax:      888-344-8815


    Address:

    5100 Teague Bay

    C'sted, St. Croix 00820

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