FALL AFTER SCHOOL SAILING
The Mission Bay Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program offers year round sailing for all skill levels and boat types. See below for descriptions of classes offered.
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & SCHEDULE
Session II runs Oct 13th - Nov 3rd
Li'l Puffs: Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm
For our littlest sailors ages 6-8 years old, this class gives kids a chance to learn the basics of sailing with a custom sized sail that's just the right size! The class teaches the fundamentals of sailing, including parts and terminology, how to trim sails, and driving the boat
Beginning Sabots: Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm
The Beginning Sabots class is a course designed for kids who are between the ages of 7-12 and are first time sailors. This class is focused on fun and learning and is intended to introduce the kids to the sport of sailing. Students will learn all of the terminology as well as how to get around on the water.
Beg/Intermediate Laser Racing: Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm
This class is designed for students interested in learning the basic and intermediate techniques of sailing a Laser. This boat is the perfect transition from smaller Sabot to the much bigger Laser. In this class we will instruct the students on all the basics of the boat as well as boat handling, rigging, and an introduction to racing. The MBYC Junior’s have a limited amount of charter Lasers available, so having your own boat is recommended.
Beginning Sabot Racing: Fridays 3:30pm-5:30pm
The Beginning Sabot Racing course is designed for students that have sailed and feel comfortable in a Sabot. They will learn how to sail around a course and learn about how to tack and jibe correctly, as well as learn more about the wind and how it shifts. This is a great course for all kids that have an interest in racing and becoming an official
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Sabot Race Team: Fridays 3:30pm-6pm
This our most advanced Sabot class we have to offer. This class is designed to get sailors ready for all of the major events throughout the school year. Sailors will be put to the test with rigorous on the water drills, classroom discussions, and informative land drills.
Laser Race Team: Fridays 3:30pm-6pm
The Advanced Laser Racing class is geared towards the high level Laser sailor. This is coached by Doug Hart. Sailors will have extensive ocean training daily as well as classroom discussions.
Intermediate/Advanced Doublehanded Racing: Fridays 3:30pm-6pm
This is for our intermediate/advanced doublehanded sailors interested in the Shadden Champs and CFJ Nationals.