Spinnaker Yacht Club offers a 'Junior Sailing Program'
Francisco Bay Area has some of the finest sailing in the world. Part
of the joy of sailing is knowing how to handle your vessel properly and
safely. Spinnaker Yacht Club opens its doors each summer to children
ages 10-18 to learn proper and safe boat handling.
will learn basic sailing, water safety, rules of the sea, and nautical
terms. The course structure consists of 20% classroom instruction and
80% on-the-water training in Spinnaker Yacht Club’s state-of-the-art
Dewitt Sail trainers. Students will be required to demonstrate the
ability to tread water, and to swim for a short distance. No previous
sailing experience is required.
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Junior Sailing Class June 21-25 video
who successfully complete the class work and on-the-water training will
be issued a “Certificate of Completion” from Spinnaker Yacht Club. Additionally,
successful graduates will be afforded the opportunity to join Spinnaker
Yacht Club as a Junior Member, enabling them to continue their sailing
There will be four classes held this summer. Each class runs Monday thru Friday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Week 1 Session: June 27 - July 1
Week 2 Session: July 11 - July 15
Week 3 Session: July 25 - July 29
Week 4 Session: Aug 8 - Aug 12
Time: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SYC Members: $200.00
further information and registration please contact the Spinnaker Yacht
Club at 510-351-7905 or Jr Sailing Coordinator 510-357-0601, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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