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2019 Sailing Camp

Summer Sailing Camp registration is OPEN!

Beginner Opti/Open BIC sessions are on a waitlist.  E-mail Sailing@HobcawYachtClub.com to be placed on the waitlist.

Calling all junior sailors ages 8 to 17!

We will have 4 two-week sessions starting the week of June 10th and running through August 9th with the exception of July 1st through the 5th. If space allows, you are welcome to select additional weeks.

The camp is a half-day class in the morning or afternoon. We will have beginner sessions and intermediate sessions in both the Optimist and 420. If your child hasn’t had any sailing experience, they will need to start off in a beginner Opti session.

  • Session 1: June 10- June 21
    (Beginner in the am session and intermediate in the afternoon session)
  • Session 2: June 24- July 12 (Excludes the week of July 1-5)
    (
    Beginner in the am session and intermediate in the afternoon session)
  • Session 3: July 15- July 26
    (Beginner in the am session and intermediate in the afternoon session)
  • Session 4: July 29- August 9
    (Beginner in the am session and intermediate in the afternoon session)

Morning Classes 9:00am-12:15pm

Afternoon Classes 1:45pm-5:00pm

  • HYC Member: $300/2-week session.
  • Non-Member: $350/2-week session

Class size is limited to create a one-on-one coaching experience to ensure that your child becomes confident. Instruction from beginner to advanced racing is taught in the Optimist and 420.

Generally, children 8 through 12 are in Opti’s and older, experienced students are in 420’s. Exceptions may be considered based on size, age and skill at the instructor’s discretion. Children must be 8 years old by August 31 to participate.

BEGINNER OPTI CLASS (morning session): The beginner class is for students who have little or no experience on the water. Course includes basics of rigging a boat, sailing fundamentals, basic boat handling, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), water safety and sportsmanship. Students may participate in Junior Regattas in Opti/Open Bics. Must be 8 years old or older. 

INTERMEDIATE OPTI CLASS (afternoon session): This program is designed for sailors who have completed the beginner level course and are considering racing. The course will revisit basics taught in the beginner class. Students will sail longer and more challenging courses all while building confidence in their skills and knowledge for a lifetime of fun on the water! 

BEGINNER 420 CLASS (morning session): The beginner class is for students new to 420's but who have sailing experience.  Course includes basics of rigging a boat, sailing fundamentals, basic boat handling, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), water safety and sportsmanship. Students may participate in Junior Regattas in 420 class.  MUST HAVE SAILING EXPERIENCE.  Ideal for sailors over 100 lbs., the 420 is manageable for sailors coming out of the Optimist class and enables young sailors to learn teamwork skills that simply can’t be learned in single-handed boats. The 420 class is the most advanced program for junior sailors. Sailors are taught the fundamentals of racing, including but not limited to: boat speed, boat handling, strategy and tactics. 

INTERMEDIATE 420 CLASS (afternoon session): This program is designed for sailors who have completed the beginner level course and are considering racing. The course will revisit basics taught in the beginner class. Students will sail longer and more challenging courses all while building confidence in their skills and knowledge for a lifetime of fun on the water!  MUST HAVE SAILING EXPERIENCE.  Ideal for sailors over 100 lbs., the 420 is manageable for sailors coming out of the Optimist class and enables young sailors to learn teamwork skills that simply can’t be learned in single-handed boats. The 420 class is the most advanced program for junior sailors. 

Please click on the link to enroll your child this summer.

There is a $50 discount per session for Hobcaw Yacht club members so make sure you use the discount code of HYCSAIL when registering.

To Register: http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/18354

For additional information please contact: 

Sailing@HobcawYachtClub.com
 or
Becca Weil at (843) 343-3524.
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