ANNOUNCING 2019 MYC SAILING SCHOOL (Ages 8-18)

 

BEGINNER SAILING CAMP 

Our Beginner Class is perfect for ages 8-17 years, to learn how to sail with no experience needed. Students will learn to sail and also have fun with other activities that teach about the science of sailing, and other water based activities.  Full day classes will maximize the basic skills of sailing with instruction both on and off the water. 

Students will learn safety, sailing terminology, as well as basic on the water skill, such as points of sail, tacking, jibing, and docking.  Students will also begin to learn the fundamentals of racing towards the end of each session. On the water time is combined with classroom learning, as well as team building activities on land. 

SAILING ACADEMY SESSION SCHEDULE AND FEES
Week 1: June 17-21

Week 2: June 24-28

Week 3: July 8-12

Week 4: July 22-26

Week 5 July 29-August 2

 
SAILING CAMP FEES (for each one week session)
Monday - Friday  8:30am - 4:00pm*
$175/MYC members
$200/non-members
 
*extended care option is available for parents at no additional cost from 8-8:30 and 4:00-4:30*

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RACING ACADEMY
This course will offer students of all racing skill levels a chance to hone their skills with Sean Lennon who is one of the most certified sailing coaches in Wisconsin.  Students will be able to select the boat they would like to learn which includes the single person Open Bic (ages 8-14), the single person Laser (mens and womens Olympic Class), or the two person c420 (youth double-handed standard). Focus will be on boat speed, tactics and rules Daily instruction will include drills, games and in class races to facilitate learning.  

Racers who plan to participate in competitions or regattas, will need to attend multiple weeks of training.  Regattas will be approved and suggested by Coach Sean Lennon. These are a great opportunity to test skills against other youth and adult competitors around the midwest.  Parents are encouraged to assist and attend these events.  Parental attendance is required if a student is under 13 years old. 
 
RACING ACADEMY SCHEDULING AND FEES

Week 1: June 17-21

Week 2: June 24-28

Week 3: July 8-12

Week 4: July 22-26

Week 5 July 29-August 2

Week 6: August 5-9 

RACING ACADEMY FEES (Select desired schedule)
5 DAY PROGRAM  (Monday - Friday) 8:30am - 4:00pm*
$175/MYC members 
$200/non members
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3 DAY PROGRAM (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 8:30am - 4:00pm
$105 MYC members  
$120/ non members
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2 DAY PROGRAM (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 8:30am - 4:30pm
$70/ MYC member
$80/non member
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2019 REGATTA SCHEDULE

 

Laser/ 420 Regatta Opportunities:

July 9-11: Kaszube Cup, South Shore YC, Milwaukee

July 16-19: US Sailing Area K Qualifiers, Milwaukee YC

August 3-4: Milwaukee One Design, Milwaukee YC

Laser District 20 Regattas:

June 8 - 9: Island Bay Yacht Club Laser Regatta: Springfield, Illinois

June 29 - 30: Great Lakes Championship: Chicago Corinthian YC

July 13 - 14: Hobelman Regatta: Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club

July 20 - 21: Ephraim Yacht Club Laser Regatta, Ephraim Yacht Club

August 3 - 4: Milwaukee Bay One-Design, Milwaukee Yacht Club

August 24 - 25: Summer’s End Regatta: North Shore Yacht Club

September 14-15: Red Flannels Regatta - Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club

October 16 - 17: District 20 Championship - Carlyle Laser Regatta

Open Bic Un-Regattas:

Windpower Championship, Fond Du Lac, TBD (typically mid August)

 

New Parent Orientation: Wednesday, June 5, 5:30 p.m.

 
Annual Awards Banquet: Thursday, August 8, 6:00 p.m
 
All students must either bring a lunch or set up an account in advance to purchase lunch from the MYC Boathouse grill.  Students must also bring their own lifejacket. Other equipment and gear suggestions will be given at the parent orientation, or by email. 

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2019 Junior Sailing Brochure
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2019 MYC SAILING SCHOOL
REGISTRATION (ages 8-18)
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Junior Waiver/Liability (required) 
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Adult Sailing Registration
Coming Spring 2019

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 Catherine Cropped

Catherine Lennon Sailing School Director

 

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