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2023 Summer Sailing

June 12th - August 11th

 

 

Summer Sailing is awesome! Please read through the class descriptions to see what class best fits your sailor. If you have any questions, please contact the MBYC Junior Sailing Office via email at juniors@mbyc.org

Morning Sessions (Learn to Sail)

Morning classes run from 9 am to noon, Monday - Friday. All morning classes are for students new to the sport of sailing with little to no sailing experience.

  • Rock Stars (1 week class)

    • The Rock Stars class is a course designed for kids who are between the ages of 5 to 7 and are in their first or second year of sailing. This class focuses on getting the kids comfortable on a boat and having fun on the water. The class teaches the very beginning parts of sailing: the parts of the boat, how to dock a boat, learning how to trim sails, and steering a boat. The class is set up where an instructor will accompany anywhere from 2 to 4 kids in a boat and sail around Mission Bay. This is a great class for introducing kids to the sport of sailing. Classes run Monday - Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Max Class Size is 9

      • Session 1 $285 June 12 - June 16 

      • Session 2 $285 June 19 - June 23 

      • Session 3 $285 June 26 - July 1  

      • Session 4 $230 July 3 - July 7 (No class July 4)  

      • Session 5 $285 July 10 - July 14 

      • Session 6 $285 July 17 - July 21

      • Session 7 $285 July 24 - July 28 

      • Session 8 $285 July 31 - August 4

      • Session 9 $285 August 7 - August 11

  • Little Puffs (2 week class)

    • The Little Puffs class is a course designed to teach kids 6 to 8 years old how to sail a small boat. In this class the students will be sailing a boat called a Sabot, which is an 8 foot dinghy, around Mission Bay. The class teaches the fundamentals of sailing, including parts and terminology, how to trim sails, and driving the boat. at the beginning of the class, the students will double up in a boat in order to feel comfortable and ease the responsibility aspect of sailing. This is a great class for first time sailors and students that are interested in sailing at a young age. Classes run Monday - Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Max Class size is 10.
      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21
      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)
      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21
      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4
      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

  • Beginning Sabots (2 week class)

    • The Beginning Sabots class is a course designed for kids that are between the ages of 8 - 12 and are first time or former summer sailors. This class is focused on fun and learning and is intended to introduce the kids to racing at the end of the course. Classes run Monday - Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Max Class Size is 16

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

  • Beginning Double-handed (2 week class)

    • The Beginning Double-handed sailing course is designed for kids between 12 and 17. This course teaches students how to sail a 15ft two-person boat with two sails. This class teaches the basic fundamentals of sailing, including parts and terminology, how to trim sails and steer both as skipper and crew. This is a great place to start if you're interested in High School Sailing. This class is focused on fun and is intended to introduce kids to racing at the end of the course. Classes run Monday - Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Max Class Size is 12.

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

 

 

Afternoon Sessions (Learn to Race Classes)

Afternoon classes run from 1 pm to 4 pm, Monday - Friday. Must have prior sailing experience to enroll in learn to race or Adventure sailing classes.

  • Beginning Sabot Racing (2 week class)

    • 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 Mission Bay Yacht Club Team Member. Classes run Monday - Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Prerequisite: Completion of the Beginning Sabot Class or equivalent.

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

  • Laser Sailing (2 week class)

    • 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. Classes run Monday - Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

  • Beginning Double-handed Racing (2 week class)

    • The Beginning Double-Handed Racing course is designed for kids who are interested in learning advanced racing skills. This class is designed for experienced sailors (including High School sailors) and is a challenging course. Classes run Monday - Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

  • Adventure Sailing (2 week class)

    • The Adventure Sailing Class is designed for those sailors who love the water but may not be as interested in competitive racing. This 2 week course will include, group sails, destination sails, swimming, games and much more. The recommended age for this class is 9 to 14. Students will explore all aspects of good seamanship: sailing, knot tying, navigation and the local marine ecosystems and environment. Classes will fill up quickly so make sure to register early! Classes run Monday - Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

      • Session 1 $570 June 13 - June 21

      • Session 2 $570 June 26 - July 7 (No class July 4)

      • Session 3 $570 July 10 - July 21

      • Session 4 $570 July 24 - August 4

      • Session 5 $285 August 7 - August 11 (1 week class)

 

 

 

Racing Modules

All racing modules run from 11 am to 4 pm, Monday - Friday.

  • MBYC Race Team "All In" Program 

    • The Race Team "All In" program is for race team members who are planning to be sailing most of the summer. This allows sailors to jump from class to class without having to commit to one class or boat type. Sailors can choose from any of the race modules or adventure sailing programs. Junior Director approval is needed to enroll in this program. 

  • Advanced Sabots

    • This is our most advanced Sabot class. The class is designed to get sailors ready for all of the major events throughout the summer. Sailors will be put to the test with rigorous on the water drills, classroom discussions, and informative land drills. There are 3 Modules offered, each with varied regatta focuses. Classes run Monday - Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm.

      • Class dates and focus coming soon.

  • Advanced Lasers

    • This Advanced Laser Module is geared towards the high level Laser sailor and Junior Director and Head Coach approval is needed for participation. Sailors will have vigorous on-the-water training as well as in-depth classroom discussions. Classes run Monday - Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm.

      • Class dates and focus coming soon.

  • Advanced Double-handed 

    • This is our most advanced double-handed class for C40's and CFJ's. This class is designed to get sailors ready for all of the major events throughout the summer. Sailors will be put to the test with rigorous on-the-water drills, classroom discussions, and informative land drills. There will be 2 C420 Modules in the beginning part of the Summer Program followed by a CFJ Module run Monday - Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm.

      • Class dates and focus coming soon.

 

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