Sail 1 day a week for a whole quarter beginning in Feb, May, Aug, and Nov.
SIGN THE WAIVER (1st time registrants)
Students can experience the thrill of sailing and the camaraderie of boating. From competitive racing to recreational fun, sailing classes are designed to meet the needs of beginner to advanced sailors. The sailing program is a co-ed program with options for all ages.
O'pen BIC: (Single sail 9' dinghy)
The O'pen BIC sailing classes are designed to introduce young children ages 8 to 14 years old to skippering their own boat. Younger children may be considered for the program with a probationary period based on the maturity of the child. The classes are held on:
RS Feva XL: (3-sail 12' skiff ideal for teens & adults)
The double-handed RS Feva is ideal for teens and adults with no sailing experience or are skilled sailors looking to improve their boat handling and race tactics.
The weekly class is perfect for all skill levels from pre-beginner to advanced. The Techno 293 one-design race board is used in competition across the globe with the 2016 World event having more than 400 youth competitors!
Quarterly Sailing Periods
Weekly classes begin each quarter. Ideally, new students are taken at the beginning of each quarter. The quarters are:
Sign Up: Register for the class online. Class sizes are limited. Classes may be added if there is a demand, so please let an instructor know if you would like to be added to a wait list.
Participants are encouraged to be members of the Hawaii Kai Boat Club for reduced class prices. Boat owners receive discounts on classes and may enjoy open sailing sessions with other boat owners. If you are interested in boat ownership, please speak to a sailing instructor.
One free trial session is available for new sailors who want to try a class prior to signing up for a quarter. Please schedule a trial session via firstname.lastname@example.org.
What to wear:
Life jackets are required to be worn while on the dock and while sailing.
Swimwear is required.
Optional gear includes: Reef walkers, gloves, helmets, and sunglasses.
A marine grade light is required if sailing after sunset.
Security for bags and belongings will not be provided.
Class Rules and Expectations:
If a sailor is asked to stop a behavior they will be asked to
1X = Take a breath… 2X = Take a 5 minute break… 3X = Take a seat- they are done for the day.
Ongoing issues with behavior will be addressed by the instructor and the parents will be notified. Exclusion from the remaining quarter may be necessary for the safety of all sailors.
Sailors in the quarterly program who are level 3 and up are eligible to participate in monthly regattas featuring a mixture of conventional and un-regatta style sailing (freestyle moves, stand-up sailing, capsizes, 360's)!
Don't miss the fun! Sign up for monthly regattas!
RIG, SAIL, SWIM, SAIL, RACE, SWIM, SAIL, SINK-A-BOAT, SAIL, SIT-UPS, SWIM, PUSH-UPS, SAIL, RACE, SWIM, SQUATS, SAIL, RACE, FREESTYLE, SAIL, PIZZA, SWIM, SAIL, RACE, SAIL, SAIL, SAIL, HAVE FUN!