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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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BYCF Junior Sailing Program

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 26, 2022

$330
BYCF Junior Sailing Program

Open to kids 6 to 17 years old! 

CLASSES OFFERED:

BEGINNER PRAMS (AGES 6 – 8 YEARS OLD):
In this course, we teach the fundamentals of sailing as well as sportsmanship and water safety. In addition, sailors learn the essential roles of skipper, main sheet, and lookout. All sailing is done in Prams with two to three sailors per boat and are coached by a US Sailing Certified Coach. No experience is required for this course.

OPTI RACE (AGES 8 – 13 YEARS OLD):
Sailors in our Opti Race Team will refine their racing skills, strategy, and boat handling. In addition, these sailors will represent the Buffalo Yacht Club Foundation in local interclubs and regattas. To participate in this class, sailors must have previous sailing experience. This team will be led by an experienced Opti Race Coach that is US sailing certified. This course has a 2 week minimum sign up.

ADVENTURE SAIL (AGES 9 – 14 YEARS OLD):
In our Adventure Sail program campers sail primarily FJ’s and J/22s, as well as an assortment of larger keelboats. This program is designed for sailors who love to be on the water and want to sail a variety of different sailboats but prefer not to be intensely focused on racing. Experience is not required for this course. A US Sailing Certified Coach will instruct participants in this class.

INTRO TO RACING (AGES 11 – 15 YEARS OLD):
For Intro to Racing our sailors sail in FJ’s, expanding on their knowledge and experience of sailing and focusing on learning racing skills. This course is perfect for a child with some sailing experience who is eager to expand their knowledge and delve into the racing world. This class is coached by an experienced racing coach that is US Sailing Certified.

RACE TEAM (AGES 13 – 17 YEARS OLD):
Racer’s practice and compete in FJ’s & 420s. These sailors must have previous racing experience and want to fine-tune their racing, strategy, and boat handling skills. This class offers many opportunities to travel to Interclubs, regattas and compete with and against some of the best sailors in Western New York. Sailors are led by a highly experienced US Sailing Certified race team coach. This course has a 2 week minimum sign up.

 

Click here to register now! 

Venue

Buffalo Yacht Club
1 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Phone:
(716) 883 - 5900 x3
Website:
https://www.buffaloyachtclub.org/summer-junior-sailing

Other

What age is this event appropriate for?
5-10, 10-15

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