The TYC Sailing Program will offer 2 New sailing classes this summer as part of a pilot program. The new classes are: "Intro to High School Sailing in TYC 420’s" and "Family Sailing Night".
Intro to High School Sailing in TYC 420’s
- Tuesday Evenings 5:00 pm -7:00 pm July 2nd - August 6th
- Who - sailors entering 8th grade -12th grade
- Topics: Steering with weight and sails, Rules, Team Racing Basics, Skipper Crew Communication, Course strategy. Skill building drills designed to improve boat handling and sail trim and speed.
- Curriculum developed by All-American Collegiate racer, High School Coach and taught by Varsity Level Collegiate Sailor.
- Sign up on TYC Website, link below, and mail check to TYC by June 12th. Fee: $720, covers use of boats, equipment, instruction.
Family Sailing Night
- Thursday evenings 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm June 27th - August 8th (no family sail on July 4th)
- Who: All TYC families or interested sailors.
- Two options: 1.) Experienced Sailors, who complete a safety & rig check, can sign out a boat and free sail for the evening. 2.) Choose to Sail with an instructor - enjoy an evening with an experienced sailor on board.
- Safety boat on course
- Mini lessons for sail with instructor families
- Sign up on TYC Website, link below, and mail check to TYC by June 12th. Fee $350 per family, covers attendance for all 6 Thursdays, safety briefings, mini lessons.
Sign up links
Mail check to
TYC PO Box 54, Tiverton, RI 02878. Write the class name on the check memo.
All attendees must fill out the medical/waiver form. And all Evening programs will have a "You Break You Buy It" equipment waiver.