Junior Sailing

Summer 2023 Junior Sailing

We will be holding classes for both juniors and adults beginning in June. Registration opens on March 15th!

Summer 2023 Class Schedule



  • All junior dinghy sailing classes are mixed-gender, hands-on courses for children and teenagers taught in RS Quest, RS Vision, and Laser vessels.
  • All classes start out in the protected Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor at the UC Santa Cruz Community Boating Center Dock prior to venturing into the channel and then the Monterey Bay, weather permitting.
  • Good attendance is strongly recommended in order to achieve the best results.
  • Registration & Refunds
    • Online registration will start on March 15th, 2023. 
    • Click here to register
    • Refund Policy: Full refund 31+ days prior to the start of class; half 14-30 days out; no refund within 14 days of class start.
  • Class sizes range from 10-15 students.
  • Swimming ability is required for all classes.
  • There will be a swim test at the end of the first class and a capsize drill at the end of the second class. Please send towels, bathing suits, wetsuits, and a change of clothes with your child/children both days. There are bathrooms available to change in.
  • Please read the class description before enrolling to make sure it is the best fit for your child.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
  • Advanced Dinghy Only: wetsuits are required.