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Youth Sailing Lessons

 
 

Life is better on the water

Our goal is to inspire students to become life-long sailors. We focus on safety, communication and team building. We offer learn-to-sail programs, racing & foiling.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Registrations must be cancelled on or before June 1st in order to receive a full refund (minus transaction fees). Cancellations made after June 1st will receive a $100 penalty.

BEGINNERS

Perfect for kids with little to no sailing experience. Students will grow new friendships as they learn the fundamentals of sailing. including key parts of a boat, points of sail, and good boat handling techniques. Students sail with friends in groups of 2 to 4 with an instructor. Each group sails on 15-foot Mercury keelboats designed by Sparkman & Stephens.
 

This is all-day, Monday thru Thursday.

Harbor Mice (younger beginners) meet

Friday mornings. Harbor Mice is for ages 6-7.

Beginners are generally 8-10.


2024 Tuition: $640 for each 2 week session. 
Monday - Thursday 9-4

I N T E R M E D I A T E S

This class is recommended for students who have some sailing experience. Students get to sail in different types of boats, such as Open Skiff & Optimist single-handed dinghies, 420s, or 15-foot Mercury keel boats with friends. Instructors teach points of sail, parts of a boat, good seamanship, up-wind sailing, capsize recovery, tides, and weather. The Intermediate class builds the confidence and independence to become a great sailor for years to come.
 

Age: 8 - 11             Time: 9:00 – 4:00    Monday through Friday


Cost:

$1,400 for each 4 week session. 

$800 for each 2 week session.

ADVENTURE SAILING

This class is all about the enjoyment of sailing and is perfect for both first time and experienced sailors alike. Students will sail in groups of 3-5 on 22-foot Keel boats called J22s or try out multiple other options such as 420s (double handed dinghy), Lasers (single handed dinghy), Open Bic (single handed cruising dinghy), or even windsurfers!

Students focus on boat handling, working together, communication, team-building, navigation, and learning about long distance sailing. The adventures of sailing are endless and growing these experiences are what change our lives.
 

Age: 12 - 17     Time: 9:00 - 4:00       Monday through Friday 
      

Cost:

$1,400 for each 4 week session. 

$800 for each 2 week session.

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EBSF RACE TEAM

OPTI RACE TEAM+

Our Opti race team is an 8-week commitment, and is comprised of both Opti Green and Championship fleet sailors. Opti Green is for the beginner racer who will learn how to make their boat go fast, racing strategies and tactics, and the racing rules of sailing.
 

A usual summer comprises of three 1-day regattas and the 3-day Junior Race Week towards the end of summer. more info: nbya.org
 

Students are required to bring their own boats. If a student doesn't have their own boat, you can purchase an Opti from EBSF for a limited time HERE or charter an opti HERE


Age: 8 - 14 (weight limit 120lbs)


Sessions:
        Full Summer: June 24 - Aug 16 (No class 4th of July)


Time: 9:00 - 4:00       Monday through Friday
      
Cost: $2,720 for the 8 week program

420/LASER RACE TEAM & FOIL

Our 420/Laser race team is an 8-week commitment for experienced young sailors. This class builds on an existing foundation of sailing and seamanship skills by adding on advanced boat handling, sail trim, and racing strategies.
 

Racers and parents should be prepared to travel to several events throughout the summer. A usual summer comprises of two 2-day regattas and the 3-day Junior Race Week towards the end of summer. More info can be found at nbya.org
 

Students are required to bring their own boats. If a student doesn't have their own boat, you can purchase a 420  from EBSF for a limited time HERE or charter an 420 HERE


New this year we are incorporating the foiling boats into this class.


Age: 13 - 17


Sessions:
        Full Summer: June 24 - Aug 16 (No class 4th of July)


Time: Monday through Friday 
        9:00 - 4:00


Cost: $2,720 for the 8 week program. 

FOILING IS PART OF RACE TEAM

BYO Helmet or use ours. This class is for advanced single handed sailors who love trying new experiences and challenging their skills! Students will learn how to foil in our Skeeta and Nikki Foiling Sailboats and/or wingfoil.

Tuesday reserved for adult charters and racing.
Skeetas and Nikkis
available for charter on Tuesdays.
 

Private Lessons also available evenings and by appointment.

Questions? Need more info? Drop us an email and we can help!
or check out our FAQ's page

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