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    • September 10, 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • December 13, 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    Register

    SAYC Sail Team Racing Program

    Opti Development, Opti Green, Opti Advanced, c420 & Laser Teams

    Opti Development Team (Ages 8 - 10) is a new program designed to introduce racing to our youngest sailors. Emerald Fleet requires basic boat and sailing knowledge, sailors must have at least one week of Sail Camp or previous experience sailing an Optimist. Emerald Fleet focus is on safety and fun utilizing the SailCube Opti. 


    Opti Green Team (Ages 8 - 15) - Designed for those who know how to sail and want to learn to race. Opti Green team practices twice a week on Sundays and Tuesday afternoons. Must have completed two weeks of Sail Camp and show proficiency in rigging, launching, tack and gybing, docking and capsize recovery. Development Team a prerequisite, or Sail Director approval. Charter boats available, more infomation here.


    Opti Advanced Team (Ages 8 - 15) - Designed for experienced racers with previous Sail Team experience. RWB sailors must provide their own boats. McLaughlin Optis available for charter. Opti Advanced Team has more focused and demanding practices, Green Fleet prerequisite or Sail Director approval. 

     

    c420 and Laser Teams (Ages 13 - 17) - Designed for those who know how to sail and want to learn how to race. SAYC c420 Team teaches club racing (trapeze and spinnaker) as well as traditional 420 main and jib racing. Laser and 420 teams are comprised of new and advanced racers. The c420 and Laser teams share combined practices twice a week on Sundays and Thursday afternoons, with a dedicated Laser coach and a dedicated c420 coach. Sailboats included for 420 racing; Laser racers must provide their own boat. 



    All Sail Teams have a two, full-day clinics in October and November with past US Sailing team members and both World and North American Champion guest coaches. 

    Opti Green, Opti RWB, 420 and Laser teams will attend 4 traveling regattas, Opti Emerald will be invited to attend traveling regattas and participate in 1 intra-squad regatta. Schedules for each team are linked below:

    Opti Development Team Schedule

    Opti Green & Advanced Schedule

    c420 Team Schedule

    Laser Team Schedule

    Interested sailors must commit to all practices, clinics, regattas, and maintenance and trailering days. Parental involvement is required, please email Sail Director with questions prior to registering. 

    ALL NEW SAILORS AND FAMILIES MUST REGISTER FOR AND ATTEND OUR SAIL TEAM INFORMATIONAL MEETING on Sunday, August 21st. Mandatory parent/sailor meeting on Saturday, September 10th for all participants, first practice for all teams on Sunday, September 11th. 

    Handbook found here.

    • September 12, 2022
    • October 03, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SAYC RB Hunt After School Program Information

    The RB Hunt After School program is open to students of RB Hunt only, grades 3-5 only. Our afterschool program consists of one day per week on Monday afternoons, for four consecutive weeks. We will pick your child up from RB Hunt at dismissal and walk them over to SAYC. From 2:45pm - 6:00pm your child will be in our care exploring Salt Run. Your child will participate in scavenger hunts, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more.  Sailing is conducted on the Hobie Getaway and Flying Scot sailboats. Pick up will be at SAYC and children need to have a bag packed with closed toe and closed heel water shoes, swimsuit, towel, reusable water bottle and sunscreen. Optional items include a change of clothes, hat and sunglasses. Registration cost includes an afterschool snack. Students commit to 4 weeks, Monday afternoon sessions only. 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 6:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 

    To register for session #2, click here.

    We also offer a Little Skippers after school program for ages 5-7, open to children of all schools. If your child is 8 or older, you can register them for our Adventure Sailing after school program. If your child is interested in learning how to sail their own boat and missed our Sail Camp experience this summer, we offer a Saturday Learn to Sail program.

     

    • September 12, 2022
    • October 03, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SAYC Little Skippers After School Program Information

    Little Skippers after school program is designed for 5–7-year-olds with or without water and sailing experience. Our curriculum is designed to introduce the basics of sailing and water safety and is instructed by adult US Sailing Certified instructors only. Little Skippers will experience sailing on the Hobie Getaway, Hobie Wave, Flying Scot and Opti SailCube sailboats. Explore Salt Run and beyond, and have fun sailing! 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 6:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 

    To register for session #2, please click here.

     

    • September 12, 2022
    • October 03, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 1
    Register

    SAYC Adventure Sailing Program Information

    Adventure Sailing is for those who enjoy the adventure of sailing and is designed to engage and expand on existing sailing knowledge. Sailors commit to 4 weeks, Monday afternoon sessions only. Explore Salt Run and beyond, and have fun sailing! Ages 8-15 welcome. 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 7:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    Sailing on Hobie Getaway, Flying Scot, 420 and Opti sailboats.

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 

    To register for session #2, click here. If your child is interested in learning to sail their own boat, and missed out on our summer Sail Camp program, consider registering for our Saturday Learn to Sail program


    • September 17, 2022
    • October 08, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 5
    Register

    Opti Learn to Sail on Saturdays!

     

    Did you miss Sail Camp this summer, or did you only attend 1 week and want to learn more? Our Opti Learn to Sail program is for you! On select Saturdays this fall, your child will learn step by step how to sail an Opti on their own, outlined below:

    Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Opti Learn to Sail is designed for beginners with little to no sailing experience. By the end of the four week session, your child will learn these skills:

    Parts of the boat

    Rigging/de-rigging

    Steering, body positioning, and sailing mechanics

    Capsize and recovery

    Launching and docking

    Points of sail and sail trim

    How to tack and gybe

    Basic rules of the road

    Beach landing and safety position

    Proper cleaning and stowing of sailing equipment

    Basic knot tying

    Your child will have two on-water sessions per day, including swim breaks and lunch break, as well as daily knot tying sessions before dismissal.

    Fall sailing program Handbook and QR code sent upon registration. Please read through Handbook and save QR for daily pick-up and drop-off. 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 3:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    Waiver required. 

    • October 10, 2022
    • October 31, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 2
    Register

    SAYC RB Hunt After School Program Information

    The RB Hunt After School program is open to students of RB Hunt only, grades 3-5 only. Our afterschool program consists of one day per week on Monday afternoons, for four consecutive weeks. We will pick your child up from RB Hunt at dismissal and walk them over to SAYC. From 2:45pm - 6:00pm your child will be in our care exploring Salt Run. Your child will participate in scavenger hunts, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more.  Sailing is conducted on the Hobie Getaway and Flying Scot sailboats. Pick up will be at SAYC and children need to have a bag packed with closed toe and closed heel water shoes, swimsuit, towel, reusable water bottle and sunscreen. Optional items include a change of clothes, hat and sunglasses. Registration cost includes an afterschool snack. Students commit to 4 weeks, Monday afternoon sessions only. 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 6:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 

    We also offer a Little Skippers afterschool program for ages 5-7, open to children of all schools.  

     

    • October 10, 2022
    • October 31, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 1
    Register

    SAYC Little Skippers After School Program Information

    Little Skippers after school program is designed for 5–7-year-olds with or without water and sailing experience. Our curriculum is designed to introduce the basics of sailing and water safety and is instructed by adult US Sailing Certified instructors only. Little Skippers will experience sailing on the Hobie Getaway, Hobie Wave, Flying Scot and Opti SailCube sailboats. Explore Salt Run and beyond, and have fun sailing! 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 6:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 

     

    • October 10, 2022
    • October 31, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • St. Augustine Yacht Club
    • 5
    Register

    SAYC Adventure Sailing Program Information

    Adventure Sailing is for those who enjoy the adventure of sailing and is designed to engage and expand on existing sailing knowledge. Sailors commit to 4 weeks, Monday afternoon sessions only. Explore Salt Run and beyond, and have fun sailing! Ages 8-15 welcome. 

    In the event of foul weather, your child will remain under our large, covered deck taking part in STEAM activities until 7:00pm pick up time. Activities include boat building, burgee making, and many other sailing related educational activities.  

    Sailing on Hobie Getaway, Flying Scot, 420 and Opti sailboats. If we cannot sail, we will explore Salt Run using our kayaks and paddle boards!

    After school program Handbook emailed upon registration. Waiver required. 


Past events

September 24, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Intermediate
September 10, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
September 07, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
September 07, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - Coach Dylan
August 21, 2022 SAYC Sail Team Informational Parent Meeting
August 20, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Intermediate
August 13, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
August 11, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
August 09, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
August 01, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 30, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Intermediate
July 27, 2022 Sail Camp Aftercare
July 25, 2022 Private Sailing Lessons - Flying Scot & 420
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 25, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 24, 2022 SAYC Family Funday!
July 19, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - Opti
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 7
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 18, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 13, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 11, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 09, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
July 05, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - Opti
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 5
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 04, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
June 27, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 26, 2022 SAYC Family Funday!
June 25, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Intermediate
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 3
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 20, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 13, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
June 11, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
June 09, 2022 Summer Sail Team
June 07, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson (June) - 420
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 06, 2022 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 05, 2022 Sail Camp Staff Shirts
May 27, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - 420
May 25, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - 420
May 24, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson - 420
May 21, 2022 Advanced Racing 420 Clinic
May 10, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
May 03, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
April 23, 2022 Sailing Saturdays - April 23rd
April 23, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
April 19, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
April 05, 2022 Private Sailing Lesson
March 26, 2022 420 Boat Charter - St. Augustine Race Week Youth Regatta
March 23, 2022 Sail Team Shirt Sales - Spring 2022
March 23, 2022 Regatta Coaching Fees - St. Augustine Race Week
March 23, 2022 Regatta Coaching Fees - Mt. Dora
March 23, 2022 Regatta Coaching Fees - Sailfest
February 12, 2022 SAYC Spring Sail Team
January 13, 2022 Learn to Sail Clinic - Hobie Cat
November 27, 2021 Adult Trap & Spin 420 Clinic
November 26, 2021 Private Session - Dave Ames
November 26, 2021 Private Session - PJ Buhler
October 14, 2021 SAYC Learn to Sail Program - Fall Session #2
October 14, 2021 SAYC Adventure Sailing - Fall Session #2
October 11, 2021 SAYC STEM + Sailing - Fall Session #2
September 16, 2021 SAYC Adventure Sailing - Fall Session #1
September 16, 2021 SAYC Learn to Sail Program - Fall Session #1
September 13, 2021 SAYC STEM + Sailing - Fall Session #1
September 12, 2021 SAYC Fall Sail Team
August 21, 2021 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
August 15, 2021 Sunday Funday!
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
August 09, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 9- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
August 02, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 8 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 31, 2021 SAYC Member Kayak & SUP Checkout Day
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 7
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 26, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 7 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
July 19, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 6- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 18, 2021 Sunday Funday!
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 5
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 12, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 5 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 05, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 4- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp Extended Day - Little Skippers Week 3
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Little Skippers (Ages 5 - 7)
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 28, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 3 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 21, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 2- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1- Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1- Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Club 420 (Ages 13 - 17)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti I (Ages 10-12)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti II (Ages 8-12)
June 14, 2021 Sail Camp - Week 1 - Opti I (Ages 8 & 9)
May 08, 2021 Wendy Thompson Memorial Regatta & SAYC Family Fun Day
April 17, 2021 420 Boat Charter - St. Augustine Race Week Youth Regatta
April 17, 2021 SARW Youth Regatta
April 10, 2021 Sailfest JO Regatta
April 09, 2021 Trailer Loading
April 04, 2021 Learn to Sail Clinic - Beginner
March 27, 2021 Mount Dora Regatta
March 26, 2021 Trailer Loading
March 07, 2021 Spring Sail Team Practice
January 23, 2021 Youth Sailing Fleet Maintenance Day
January 01, 2021 Hair of the Dog - Adult Soak and Sail Brunch
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