SHYC Junior Sailing Program

 Get Ready for Some Nautical Summertime Fun!

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Opti Explorers

One Week Session
Starts Every Monday 
June 18 to August 13 — $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 22 to August 10 — $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.

Tuesday Adult Sailing Class

Each Tuesday
June  19 to August 28 — $400
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Limited to 9 participants 

This class will be taught on a J24 and J80. Maximum of 9 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 18 to June  21

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #2 – June 25 to June 28

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #3 – July 2 to July 5

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #4 – July 9 to July 12

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #5 – July 16 to July 19

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #6 – July 23 to July 26

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #7 – July 30 to Aug 2

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #8 – Aug 6 to Aug 9

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Session #9 – Aug 13 to Aug 16

Full Day 9 AM to 4 PM – Bring Sack Lunch

Friday Race Classes – Intermediate & Advanced

8 Sessions — $300
June 22 to August 10 – 9a to 4p – Except travel regatta days which will be longer depending on the destination

Tuesday Adult Sailing Class

10 Sessions — $400
June 19 to August 29 – 5:30p to 7:30p – No class on July 24th

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