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420 Beginner


This class offers an opportunity for young beginner sailors to learn basic boat-handling, points of sail, sportsmanship, water safety and rigging while having fun and getting comfortable on the water! Sailors will learn in Club 420s with two to three sailors per boat. Ages 10-15, recommended weight between 90 and 180 pounds. Class runs from 9:00am-12:00pm and meets rain or shine. 

Participation Agreement

Every Friday morning at SYSC from Session One through Ten is Free Sail Friday! From 8:00am-12:00pm, all sailors from that Session are welcome to join us and bring a friend/family member along to take them sailing, give them a tour of the building and grounds, and enjoy some time together on the water! Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about the way Free Sail Friday works, and make sure anyone joining you has a completed waiver. 

Base Price: $190.00


What To Wear

Sailors should wear comfortable, close-toed shoes that can get wet! They should also wear clothes that are still comfortable when wet, a hat and sunglasses.

What To Bring

Remember, it can be cooler by the lake. Bring along a towel, sweatshirt or raincoat and sunscreen. We also recommend bringing along a snack and a water bottle. If you have your own lifejacket, bring it with you or wear one of ours.