Youth Sailing at HYC

Something For Everyone at HYC

Current Programs

Year-Round Practice
Year round practice is every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mini Ragnots 9 a.m. to 2 p.m). The goal is to have the kids get consistent time on the water, for the kids that want to race they get lots of practice, and the kids that want to hang out with their friends get to see everyone and have fun every Saturday.
Spring Practice Program: March 4-June 3.
Summer Practice Program: June 10-Aug. 26
Fall Practice Program: Sept. 2-Nov. 25
Winter Practice Program: Jan. 6, 2018-Feb. 24, 2018
Price: (Mini) $100 per program | (Opti) $150 per program | (Laser) $175 per program
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Spring Break Fun Camp
Spring Break Fun Camp is open to all ages under 18. It is an all-day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Part of the registration process is that the kids will get to pick what activity they want to do every afternoon. They can pick from Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking and Fishing. The Camp ends with an afternoon pool party!
When: March 15-18 (Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)  |  Price: $250
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Learn To Sail Summer Camps (Mini Ragnot)
Learn to sail camps are open to new sailors under the age of 10, who want to discover how fun it is to sail! These camps are focused on having fun while trying to learn to make their boat move. There are four, one-week-long sessions offered.
Session 1: June 19-23 (FULL; Please choose another date)
Session 2: July 3-7 {FULL; Please choose another date}
Session 3: July 24-28 {FULL; Please choose another date}
Session 4: Aug. 7-11
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  |  Price: $150 per session
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Overnight Camp
This is a week-long camp catering to juniors and seniors that will have sailors on the water in Optimists, Lasers, Flying Scotts and Club 420s during the day and participating in fun activities at night such as a talent show, crafting, trips and a movie night.
When: June 11-16 | Price: $550
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Opti Green Fleet Summer Camps
Green fleet summer camps are open to sailors that have competed in at least one TSA regatta in the past year. We will focus on continuing to learn and improve our boat handling skills and start to talk about the rules of racing. Boat charters are available.
Session 1: (Two Weeks) June 26-July 7
Session 2: (One Week) July 24-28
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Price: Session 1: $350 | Session 2: $175
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Advanced Opti Summer Camps
The Advanced Opti Summer Camps are for sailors that are over the age of 9. We will focus on boat tuning and continue to learn more about racing and boat handling.
Session 1: (Two Weeks) June 26-July 7
Session 2: (Two Weeks) July 24-Aug. 4
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Price: $350 per session
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Summer Fun Camps
Summer Fun Camps are an opportunity for the group of kids to explore other water sport activities. Similar to the spring break camp, during registration the kids will get to choose between Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and Fishing. The dates line up in such a way that any new sailors who like to continue to learn to sail can sign up for the Learn To sail Camp in the following week.
Session 1: June 5-9
Session 2: July 17-21
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Price: $300 per session
   Register Online

Laser Racing Clinics
When: Saturday & Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm
April 8-9
May 27-28
June 10-11
July 22-23
Price per session: $250
The Laser fleet is comprised of sailors who are already experienced racers and are looking to improve their skipper and boat handling skills. These clinics will be led by Mattia D’Errico, and they will be focusing on high level racing skills. Online Registration is not available for the Laser Racing Clinics. To register for a clinic click HERE . Please return the application to Laura Dalgleish.

If you are not a member of the Houston Yacht Club, please call HYC Membership Director Jennifer Glass or Head Sailing Coach Laura Dalgleish at 281.471.1255 before you register.

Multiples discount: $25 off each additional sibling in the same program after one.

Discounts will be calculated after submission. Prices and dates are subject to change. Class minimums must be met to be held.

Please Note: There is a late fee of $50/ registration applied after May 1st as well as no refunds after May 1st under any circumstances.

Youth Sailing Information
Laura Dalgleish, HYC Head Sailing Coach
Office Phone: 281.471.1255