Sailing classes are open to students ages 8 (by June 1, 2013) - 16. Enrollment is limited to 6 per session for Little Puffs, Opti 1 and Opti 2; 8 for the Pico classes.
CLOSED SESSIONS: Week of July 8-12 AM: All sessions Weeks of July 22-26 & August 5-9 PM: Pico.
ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT: Week of July 8-12 PM Opti 1. Week of July 15-19 AM Opti 1 Week of July 22-26 AM: Little Puffs & Opti 2. PM: Pico. Week of July 29-August 2 AM: Little Puffs. Week of August 5-9 AM: Little Puffs.
Before you register, have these things ready: Child's name, dob, parent's names, address, phone, email, doctor's name & phone, any medical conditions (allergies, etc), date of last tetanus shot, emergency class time phone & a credit card. Know what class you want to register for. If your child attended NYSS in the past two years, check this placement list.
We've had a few people get error messages when trying to log in. If you do, try clearing your cache or linking directly to https://northport-youth-sailing-school.sportssignup.com/ or https://northport-youth-sailing-school.sportssignup.com//. (Copy & paste link in your browser.) The problem seems to occur with Macs. They like the double slash at the end. If you still can't log in, call Shelley at (313) 942-9390 or email NorthportSailing@aol.com.
- Summer Sailing Schedule
Classes will be held for half days during the weeks of July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-August 2 and August 5-9. Morning sessions are from 9 am to noon and afternoon sessions are from 1-4 pm. Tuition for the week is $125 but scholarships are available.
- Friday Fun Regatta
July 12, 19 & 26 and August 2 & 9
Bring the family to south beach in Northport on Fridays at 4:30 for sailing and a pot-luck dinner. Our young sailors will show off what they learned. Bring a dish to pass and your own beverages. Food will be served from 4:30 to 5; sailing is from 5 to 6:30. There are only a few picnic tables so bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Afterward, go over to the pavilion for Music in the Park.
- Wednesday Night at the Races
July 10, 17, 24, & 31 and August 7
New this year is our Wednesday night races. We are still working out the details but the plan is to have 6 Picos available. Any student rated to sail a Pico is welcome. No fees. Time TBD.
What do I need to know for the first day of class?
✓ Checklist Things to bring to class.Especially important are close-toed shoes. NO SHOES, NO SAILING!
GETTING A HEADSTARTWork on tying the bowline, figure of eight and square knots. Click on the Skills link above.