Junior Sailing Program
Harlem Yacht Club
City Island, Bronx, NY
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417 Hunter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10464
2 Week Full Day and Half Day Sailing Program
Monday - Friday
June 28 - July 9
July 12 - 23
The Junior Sailing program at Harlem is operated by Port Sailing School. This is the same popular program that has been offered in New Rochelle and Long Island for over 15 years. The 2-week program is ideal for both experienced and novice sailors. The Junior Sailing program at the Harlem Yacht Club is new and has (2) session dates for 2021. The club is easy to get to, located in the Bronx on City Island. Membership to the club is not required. This program requires a commitment by the parent and child to participate in a sport and learn to sail.
No refunds are available after June 15.
Located just over the bridge in City Island. The bay provides protected waters to sail on. We have over 15 boats available for our junior sailors to sail.
9 am to 4 pm (Early Drop of available at 8:30 AM)
Ages 8 to 16
This program is available for youths ages 8 through 16, for both beginner and experienced sailors. Students are grouped by age and/or experience. Small children learn to sail Optimist dinghies advancing to higher performance Open Bic boats. Older children sail Open Bic, Zuma, and Pixel boats. Dinghy sailing takes place in the protected area of the bay. Instructors coach students from a motorboat and float. Bring your lunch, wear a neck gator and a vest-type life jacket. A swim test wearing a life jacket is required.
By the second week, our junior sailors will be racing their boats and performing other boat handling skills.
Other activities include rules of racing, plotting courses, reading charts, and anchoring.
This is a rain or shine program. Must commit to a two-week program.