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High School Sailing Team

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High School Sailing Team

Calendar Next session starts Apr 27, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 8 weeks
1 additional session on Sep 11, 2020

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn to sail, race and gain the skills to compete at local, regional or even national level regattas. SUNY Maritime College provides everything needed to participate including sailboats (420s, FJs and Keelboats), coaches, safety boats, and life jackets at one of the best waterfront facilities in the country.  High School Sailing is co-ed and open to both individuals and teams. Sailors from multiple schools will be combined based on skill level, have an opportunity to sail with different partners, and may attend regattas as part of a composite team.

WHAT TO EXPECT: High School Sailing is run like an after-school sport. Monday and Friday practices are run by coaches and waterfront staff and consist of briefings, drills, games and racing on the water. Primarily, practice is sailed in dinghies (420s and FJs) and is complemented by keelboats (J105, J44, Figaro, IC24s) and catamarans (Hobie Waves.) Sailors of all abilities come from different schools to practice together. With a low coach-to-sailor ratio, all participants will develop their skills and take their sailing to a higher level. 

SKILL LEVEL: All skill levels

AGES: 9th-12th grade

PACKING LIST: Please click here for required and recommended gear list - High School Sailing Gear and Packing List

DIRECTIONS: High School Sailing meets in the East Bay of McMurray Hall. Please click here for directions.

We may continue to adjust the start date of high school sailing, as necessary. Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to open up registration at this time.  If you are interested in joining us this spring, please register for the waitlist. As soon as we know when we can get back on the water, we will contact you to finalize your registration and take payment. There is no fee to register on the waitlist.

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