Sailing Camp Dinghy (July 31-Aug 4)
Monday, Jul 31, 2023 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Wednesday, Aug 2, 2023 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Thursday, Aug 3, 2023 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Friday, Aug 4, 2023 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Sailors will be evaluated and placed in a group based on their sailing abilities. Sailors must be between the ages of 12 to 17.
This session is designed for the sailor’s first experience in a sailboat for the sailor new to sailing. For the sailor, this session is designed for the sailor’s first experience in a sailboat. Sailors will be introduced to wind direction and have a chance to sail double-handed, alternating between crew and skipper positions. Instruction will offer knot tying, sail trim, boat trim, and steering. Sailors will also practice capsize and recovery drills and the sailor will learn to rig and de-rig a boat and practice land drills.
Sailors will have the opportunity to advance their skipper and crew skills and improve their overall technique regarding responsibilities and positioning. In addition, sailors will be introduced to high-level techniques used for individual and team racing and will have the chance to practice their sailing skills and racing form.
Camp registration is refundable, minus a $25 processing fee, on or before Monday, May 15, 2023. Additionally, no payment is required for schedule changes or transfers. Changes made after May 15, 2023, and up to 2 weeks before the start of your scheduled camp date: No refunds will be issued, but we will offer a $300 credit toward USSCMC memberships or future USSCMC camps. Registered participants may transfer to another camp date, pending availability, for a processing fee of $75.
Within two weeks of your scheduled camp: Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds for cancellations or permit schedule changes submitted within two weeks prior to the start of your camp session.