Three Levels Offered
Juniors Program sailing lessons are open to the youth of the entire local community ages 8 to 18. Sign up for eight-week summer sailing courses for a very low price of $400 per student for beginner and intermediate classes; $450 per student for Racing tactics. If you have three children enrolled, take $50 off your total.
Classes run for eight weeks, this year starting June 17 and ending August 16. While centered on sailing skills, the program is geared more broadly to building confidence, promoting teamwork and teaching lessons in good sportsmanship.
The Junior Advisor and sailing instructors will help to place kids in the right class. There are 3 levels of class taught.
New for this year we will ask all students to sell raffle tickets to help support the program. 100 Tickets will be issued to each Junior on April 14th. $1.00 each for 1 ticket or 6 Tickets for $5.00. Prizes: 1st - $500; 2nd- $300; 3rd - $100; 4th - $50. Ticket Stubs and money must be returned by May 30th Drawing Date is June 8th.
For more information, please contact Junior Advisor Bob Sabinash at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The club office also can help with general questions, (414) 481-2331.
To sign up, please print and fill out the document linked below. Return the completed application with payment to the South Shore Yacht Club office.
This track is for children with little or no sailing experience. Three-hour classes meet three times a week in the junior clubhouse and on the water. All students must pass a swim test and demonstrate a comfort level in and around the water. The course teaches sailing fundamentals, nautical terminology, knot tying, basic dinghy rigging and how to understand the nuances of wind speed and direction.
This track is for graduates of beginner training. Class meets three times a week for three hours. Students will sail in 420s beyond the breakwall. They must be very confident in their abilities and at home on the open waters.
Open only to students who have completed both the beginners and the intermediate class. Class meets twice a week for seven-hour sessions on and off the water. This track teaches detailed technique for championship competition.