SHYC Junior Sailing Program

 Get Ready for Some Nautical Summertime Fun!

Opti Explorers

One Week Session
Starts Every Monday 
June 19 to August 7 — $175

Ages 8+ (Beginner/Intermediate)

This class is designed for an early and controlled introduction to the world of sailing. The sailor will build on their knowledge of boat parts, wind direction and water safety. Upon completion the junior sailor will be able to rig a boat and single-hand an Opti independently and with confidence. ***Must be able to swim – Swim Test is required***

Friday Race Class

Each Friday 
June 16 to August 11 — $300

Ages 10+ (Intermediate/Advanced)

For those sailors seeking to expand their horizons, this class will improve sailing skills and develop racing techniques. You’ll focus on boat handling and sail trim as well as embarking on a deeper understanding of sailing as a competitive sport. This includes but is not limited to boat speed, reading the wind, as well as strategies and tactics. Students will enjoy travelling to five west Michigan yacht clubs for regatta’s. – Limited to 6 students.

Thursday Race Class

Each Thursday 
May 25 to August 31 — $250

Ages 13+ (Intermediate/Advanced)

This class will be taught on the J24. Maximum 5 students will race alongside skippers and crews in the Thursday race series with an experienced instructor. Students will rotate positions and learn helming, trimming, starting procedures, tactics and more.

Tuesday Adult Sailing Class

Each Tuesday
June  6 to August 29 — $250
5pm to 7pm

Limited to 5 participants – with only 2 places left as of 12/31/16

This class will be taught on the J24. Maximum of 5 adults will learn the basics of sailing while spending two hours on the water each week. The class will cover everything from docking to rigging, sail trim, safety procedures, helming, trimming, navigation and more. And it’s conveniently offered on Tuesday so you can have dinner at the club and re-live your sailing adventures over a cold beverage after the class is over!

REGISTER EARLY TO SAVE YOUR SPOT!

Opti Explorer: Beginners & Intermediate

Session #1 – June 19 to June  22

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #2 – June 16 to June 29

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #3 – July 3 to July 6

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #4 – July 10 to July 13

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #5 – July 17 to July 20

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #6 – July 24 to July 27

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #7 – July 31 to Aug 3

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #8 – Aug 7 to Aug 10

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Friday Race Classes – Intermediate & Advanced

Nine Weeks — $300
June 16 to August 11 – 9a to 4p – Except travel regatta days which will be longer depending on the destination

Thursday Race Classes – Advanced

15 Weeks — $250
May 25 to August 31 – 6p to 8:30p – Depending on wind!!!

Tuesday Adult Sailing Class

12 Weeks — $250
June 6 to August 29 – 5p to 7p – No class on July 4th

SESSIONS ARE FILLED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS

Questions??  Email:  Vince@NortonNorris.com or Jspiegel24@gmail.com

CONTACT:

Jim Spiegel
Director – Junior Sailing
847-848-4988
jspiegel24@gmail.com