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Sunday, April 20, 2014 

     Junior Sailing -Programs

Welcome to the 2014 SCJYC Junior Program!
Applications must be completed online only by Thursday, May 1, 2014

Online Registration
Junior Sailing Application
Member Application, Non-Member Application

Camp Application
All Applicants

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Informational Brochure
Click here for Junior Brochure
Click here for Camp Brochure

Late Registration: Each child is subject to $150 late fee until June 1st, $300 late fee until June 15th, $400 late fee beginning June 16th.


Important Dates
            May 1                                 June 21                                      August 14
Application Due Date     Junior Club Commissioning     Junior Sailing Awards Dinner

 June 23-July 3           July 7-July 18           July 21-August 1           August 4-August 15
     Session 1                  Session 2                    Session 3                         Session 4

Junior Sailing Programs
Beginner Optimist (Ages 8-12)
The Beginner Optimist program is designed for younger sailors with little or no sailing experience. Sailors will learn basic seamanship, including: rigging, basic boat handling, and points of sail; and develop self-confidence, respect for the marine environment, and teamwork skills. The priority of the Beginner Optimist program is to promote sailing skill development in a safe and fun environment. Participants may use their own Optimist or they are required to charter a plastic Optimist, ideal for learning to sail.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$25- per 2-week session
*Members receive complimentary 2 weeks (first come, first served) 

Intermediate Optimist (Ages 8-15)

Sailors who have completed the Beginner Optimist program will join the Intermediate Optimist class. Instruction will build on the foundation of sailing skills, while introducing more advanced boat handling techniques, tuning, and basic racing skills. Participants are encouraged to use their own Optimist, as boat ownership responsibilities are an important facet of seamanship. Intermediate sailors who wish to gain racing experience will have the opportunity to attend regattas. A limited number of club maintained Optimists are available for charter on a first come, first served basis.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$144- per 2-week session, $240 per 4-week session, $400 per 8-week session 

Optimist Race Team (Ages 8-15)
Advanced Optimist sailors may participate in this intensive program for those who wish to expand their racing skills and gain a competitive advantage. The Advanced Optimist program will allow participants to race in both JSA and regional USODA regattas. On Fridays, the team will have practice races, clinics, and guest coaches. Participants must use their own boats.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$144- per 2-week session, $240 per 4-week session, $400 per 8-week session 

Club 420 Sailing (Ages 14-18)
Participants in the Club 420 Sailing Class will develop the ability to sail a double-handed dinghy and build on skills learned in the Pixel Class. C420s must be sailed with two people who reach a combined minimum weight of 220 lbs. Participants in the C420 Class will learn advanced boat handling, performance tuning, and advanced racing skills. Club-maintained C420s are available.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$216- per 2-week session, $360 per 4-week session, $600 per 8-week session 

Pixel Sailing (Ages 10-15)
The Pixel Sailing Class provides sailors with an introduction to double-handed sailing. Pixel Sailing is appropriate for older beginner sailors as well as intermediate and advanced racers who have outgrown the Optimist. The Pixel is sailed by a crew of two or three; crews of two must make a combined weight of 200 lbs. Private ownership is encouraged for those who want to gain a competitive advantage.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$198- per 2-week session, $330 per 4-week session, $550 per 8-week session
 

Laser Sailing (Ages 14-18)
Lasers are the essential single-handed dinghy, as they provide a one-design, technical learning platform in an easy-to-maneuver boat. Participants in the Laser Sailing program will learn advanced boat handling, performance tuning, and advanced racing skills. The Laser Radial is an appropriate choice for smaller sailors, with a minimum weight of 110 lbs.; the Laser Standard has a minimum weight of 130 lbs. Club-maintained Lasers are available.

Available in 2-week session, 4-week session, 8-week session
Monday- Friday
10:30 am-5:45pm

2-week session: $946
4-week session: $1,560
8-week session: $2,600
*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members.

Charter Fee:
$180- per 2-week session, $300 per 4-week session, $500 per 8-week session 

Team Racing Program (Ages 14-18)
The Team Racing Program is for all Pixel, Laser, and C420 sailors who are interested in learning to team race in double-handed dinghies and small keelboats. In addition to- and occasionally in lieu of- each sailor’s normal class, there will be practices leading up to the McIntyre Team Racing Clinic and Regatta.

Free with enrollment in the Junior Program. 

Keelboat Racing Program (Ages 14-18)
The Keelboat Racing Program is for all Pixel, Laser and C420 sailors who are interested in learning to sail keelboats and work with larger teams that they would otherwise not have the opportunity to.

$600 for ONLY Keelboat Racing Program
$400 with enrollment in the Junior Program 

Safe Powerboat Handling Course (Ages 11+)
The Safe Powerboat Handling Course includes not only practical on-the-water experience operating powerboats, but also navigation rules, navigation aids, safety equipment, emergency procedures, marlinspike seamanship, rendering assistance and more. The course incorporates 8 hours of on-the-water practical experience operating, docking and anchoring powerboats and an 8 hour class component complete with a copy of the US Sailing book, Start Powerboating Right. Juniors who pass the course will receive a NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administration) approved Boating Certificate/NY Boating Safety Certificate. This will allow Junior to legally operate small powerboats.

$200 per sailor 

Launch Service (Junior Sailing Only)
Launch Service will be available for juniors enrolled in sailing programs Monday-Friday. Sailors will be picked up at Oyster Bay Marine Center promptly at 10:00 am for transport to SCJYC and dropped off in the afternoons at 6:00 pm. A parent or guardian must be present to pick up child from launch at OBMC. This service is not available for Camp participants.

$50 per week, per family
 
Camp Programs 

Minnows (Ages 4-5)
An introductory camp program for our youngest members with an emphasis on safety and fun. Minnows will participate in water play, arts and crafts, and sports and games. Most importantly, Minnows will be introduced to the magic of the waterfront and have plenty of time to explore and experience the beautiful Seawanhaka environment.

Monday-Thursday
10:30am-2:30pm
$600 per 2-week session

*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members 

Mates (Ages 6-8)
Participants will further develop skills in swimming, arts and crafts, sports and games, and tennis. Mates may also participate in introductory sailing experiences.

Monday-Thursday
10:30am-4:30pm
$650 per 2-week session

Extended Day: 4:30pm-5:45pm
$15/day

*Fee of $100 applies to first session for non-members 
Additional Programs/ Information

Private Sailing Lessons

By appointment only.
Private Instruction: $65 per 2-hour session
Private Race Coaching: $80 per 2-hour session 

Lunch
Provided to all participants in the Junior Club or Camp. Daily lunch is included in the cost of the program. Should a sailor have special dietary needs, they may also bring lunch from home; however, the program fee will not be adjusted. 

Contact
Seawanhaka Corinthian Junior Yacht Club
314 Yacht Club Rd.
Oyster Bay, Centre Island, NY 11771
(516) 922-6200 ext.117
Fax: (516) 922-6203
JuniorClub@seawanhaka.org

Madeline Gill: Junior Program Director & Head Instructor
Bam Miller: Junior Activities Committee Chair
Istvan Kopar: Sailing Master & Facilities Director

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