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Newburyport AYC Summer Sailing Program for Kids

Registration will begin in January. Please read the descriptions carefully. Please note that the day classes are for students ages 9 to 18.

Basic/ Intermediate Sailing Instruction: Beginners will have a safe, fun sailing experience while learning the basic of sailing theory and skills. Novice and younger sailors will learn the basics of rigging, boat handling and safety.
Students will improve on their basic skills and build confidence on the water. Instructors will keep students challenged while still focusing on fun and safety on the water. Students will become more independent sailors.
Instruction levels are combined, however, instructors will assess students' experience and group them with others with like skills and provide all with a challenging program.
Advance Racing Instruction: Students with strong prior experience will develop strong recreational and advanced sailing skills. Instruction will focus on refining techniques for performance, competitive sailing, and one design racing. Students should have prior boating knowledge and sailing skills. Students are required to have completed 2 years of our program before enrolling in this course. Students should also have an active interest in competitive sailing.
Student Information: Students are asked to dress appropriately for the conditions of the day, and wear closed-toe non-skid shoes that may get wet. Bring sun glasses, croakies to hold on glasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle, hat and clip to hold it on and a rain jacket. To insure the safety of the children, please be advised that we require that all students be picked up and dropped off no more than 15 minutes from the start or finish of the classes.
There will be a mandatory parents meeting at the start of class for each session. This 10-minute meeting will familiarize the parents and/or guardians with the syllabus of the course, rules for student's behavior, and general information sharing. A medical form, photo release and swim test will be required before the start of school.

2017Registration: We are accepting registrations as of January 16th.
Application - Register online for a course - Children Session 1 June 26- July 7 9-12 or 1-4 Session 2 July 10-July 21 9-12 or 1-4 Session 3 July 24- Aug 4 9-12 or 1-4 (afternoon is racing) Session 4 August 7- August 18 9-12 or 1-4 Adults Session 1 June 27- July 20 530-8 p.m. Session 2 July 25- Aug 17 530-8 p.m. Includes scheduled dates and times.
Reservations may also be mailed to:
American Yacht Club Sailing Program Attn: Sailing School
P.O. Box 1360
Newburyport, MA 01950

The registration fee is $300 for non-members and $250 for members. Payment should be sent at the time of registration. The required forms will be mailed to you when registration is completed. These must be returned before class begins. Remember there is a $50 non-refundable fee. Please send the completed form and payment to the above address.
Inquires may be sent to aycsailingschool@gmail.com

Newburyport Adult Summer Sailing Program

Learn to sail at any age! For adults over 18 years. Registration will begin in January.

The adult students will learn the basic sailing skills of small boat handling, rigging and safety. As students develop their skills, the instructor will appropriately advance their performance skills to enhance their experience on the water.
Students may bring their own life vest or the club may supply one. We require they wear closed toe shoes or sneakers that may get wet and bring sunscreen, insect repellent and a rain jacket. If you wear glasses, bring croakies to hold on glasses and a hat clip as well.

2017 Registration: We are accepting registrations as of January 16th.
Application - Register online for a course - Includes scheduled dates and times.
The registration fee is $300 for non-members and $270 for members.Upon acknowledgement of registration, we will require full payment and paperwork to guarantee a spot in the class. Remember there is a $50 non refundable fee.
Inquires may be sent to aycsailingschool@gmail.com

This page was updated 2017-12-09 17:48:32 by Chris Baker, SS Administrator