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Summer at KYC!

Summer classes at KYC are open to the public. Sessions start June 3rd and run through August 10th, Monday through Friday. Registration will be online only. Course descriptions and class schedules are below.

**Sibling Registration: When registering multiple children, the system requires each child to be fully registered and paid for individually. Please register each child separately.

Junior Sailing Classes

KYC’s Summer program for Juniors is the highlight of our year-round program. In an atmosphere of camaraderie and fun, Junior sailors learn the basics of sailing including all points of sail, knots, water safety, and seamanship while building confidence and developing organizational and social skills.

To register for sailing, each child must be a minimum age of 7 for Mini Mariners or 9 for all other classes. All class sizes are limited and students will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. A PARENT or LEGAL GUARDIAN must register their child and electronically sign the “Kaneohe Yacht Club Jr Activities Waiver” in order for participation (the waiver will be emailed to you once payment is received).

What to Bring

  • Coast Guard approved life jacket (TYPE III)

  • Reef walkers or closed toed shoes

  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, water bottle and change of clothes (recommended)

 

 

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Class Schedule & Descriptions

Sessions & Pricing

Session Dates

Session 1: June 3-June 7

Session 4: July 8-July 19

Session 2: June 10-June 21

Session 5: July 22-August 2

Session 3: June 24-July 5 (no class July 4th)

Session 6: August 5-August 9

Pricing

Class

Session 1, 6

Session 2, 4, 5

Session 3

Mini Mariners

$175.00

$350.00

$315.00

AM Beginning Topper

$165.00

$330.00

$297.00

PM Advanced Topper

$165.00

$330.00

$297.00

Intro to Singlehanded Sailing

$142.50

$285.00

$256.00

AM Racing

$142.50

$285.00

$256.00

PM Racing

$142.50

$285.00

$256.00

Discounts

Members

When registering, please include your member number for the child or grandchild (found on gate card). Membership will be verified.
Session 1 & 6: $22.50 off each class
Session 2, 4, 5: $45.00 off each class
Session 3: $40.50 off each class
Coupons

Siblings (10% Discount): SIBLING
Use of Personal Boat (10% Discount): OWNBOAT
All Day Sailing in the same session ($80 Discount): ALLDAY

Mini Mariners

This class is for the first time student or younger novice students to learn the basic seamanship skills to operate a sailboat and explore the bay!  On windy days the instructor may opt to teach paddleboarding, go snorkeling or fun water related games.  The class will mostly be taught in Toppers with an instructor close by in a motorboat and sometimes onboard sailing with the kids. The goal of this introductory class is intended to introduce more kids to the great opportunities of sailing and exploring Kaneohe Bay!  Class is limited to 5 students.  Ages 7-10 and No sailing experience necessary.

Two Times offered:
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

AM Beginning Topper

Ages 9-18 years old (no experience required). Entry level class for primarily beginning sailors. This class is taught in Toppers and emphasizes knowledge of the boat, rigging, basics of sailing, water safety and building confidence in boat handling on all points of sail.

Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

PM Advanced Topper

Ages 9-18 years old (experience recommended). Students that have already taken the beginning sailing class (or who are currently enrolled) and wish to further develop sailing skills and get comfortable sailing on their own are eligible to take this class. Concepts learned in the beginning class are built upon in this class. 

Monday - Friday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Introduction to Singlehanded Sailing

Designed for the Junior Sailor who has completed a beginner class but has not yet taken an advanced or racing class. Taught mostly in Open Bic and El Toro boats with emphasis on boat handling skills and racing tactics.

Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

AM/PM Advanced Racing

Experience required. This is for the Junior who understands the basic fundamentals of sailing including: rigging, points of sail, docking and terminology. Sailors must be competent in capsize recovery and be able to sail a boat by themselves. Focus will be on training for upcoming regattas. Sailing will be in El Toros, Open Bics, Lasers, FJs 29ers and/or 420s, depending on upcoming regattas.

El Toro/O'Pen Bic Focused: Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lasers/420 Focused: Monday - Friday: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.