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The Seabrook Sailing Club Youth Program is structured around “learn and sail” sessions in which children get hands-on sailing experience under the supervision of Youth Committee instructors and parent helpers during our Spring, Summer, and Fall clinics on Saturdays and Sundays. The program fosters self-confidence, independence, and responsibility, with the main goal of the program being to teach the young sailors to be completely comfortable and independent in a sailboat. The clinics will focus on sailing technique and skill, for example, rigging (beg/int), knot tying (beg/int), capsizing (beg/int), mark rounding (int), tacking (beg/int), jibing (int), and getting out of irons (beg/int). The clinics will also focus on sailing terminology, such as the points or sail (beg/int), or parts of the sailboat (beg/int).

We highly recommend signing up for as many as your child can attend in order to develop and retain their sailing skills.

 

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2020 Seabrook Sailing Club Youth Program Clinic Dates and Session Times

Saturday, May 2nd

Beginner Session: 9:00am-12:00pm

Intermediate session: 12:00pm-3:00pm

 

Sunday, May 3rd

Beginner Session: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Intermediate session: 3:00pm-6:00pm

 

Saturday, August 15th

Beginner Session: 9:00am-12:00pm

Intermediate session: 12:00pm-3:00pm

 

Saturday, September 26th

Beginner Session: 9:00am-12:00pm

Intermediate session: 12:00pm-3:00pm

 

Intermediate Sessions are geared for sailors that:

 

  • Can safely and competently sail a boat out of the harbor and return to the harbor

  • Can right their boat by themselves

  • Know how to rig the boat they are sailing (although they may require assistance)

  • Know the difference between a tack and jibe

  • Are familiar with sailing terms and the parts of a sailboat

 

* A parent or guardian is encouraged to participate in the intermediate session with their child or another child.

 

Beginner Sessions are geared for sailors that:

 

  • Do not meet the Intermediate criteria

  • Recommended minimum age is 7

 

* A parent or guardian is strongly encouraged to participate in the beginner session with their child or another child.

 

Cost:

 

  • Seabrook Sailing Club Members - free

  • Non-members - $30 per child per session *

 

* Parents of non-members must remain on-site during the session

 

 

 

Please sign-up online for the 2020 Youth Program Sessions at:

 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054BACAE28A0FF2-sscyouth1

 

For more information, or questions or concerns, please contact Andrew Dennis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Summer 2020 Saturdays Learn to Race

Seabrook Sailing Club Youth and Race Committees have collaborated to offer two ‘learn to race’ days during the summer for children that have an interest in racing. As an aside, these events will also be open to adults who share similar interests in racing.

 

Saturday, June 27th

Learn to Race: 4:00pm-7:00pm

 

Saturday, August 1st

Learn to Race: 4:00pm-7:00pm

Please sign-up online for the Learn to Race Events at:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054BACAE28A0FF2-sscyouth2

For more information, or questions or concerns, please contact Andrew Dennis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fall 2020 Picnic on the Bay

Seabrook Sailing Club Youth Committee will have a ‘picnic on the bay’ event in the fall where we will beat upwind out into the Galveston Bay, anchor together and have lunch, and then enjoy the downwind run back to Seabrook Sailing Club.

Sunday, September 27th

Picnic on the Bay: 10:00am-2:00pm

Please sign-up online for this event at:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A054BACAE28A0FF2-sscyouth3

For more information, or questions or concerns, please contact Andrew Dennis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Non-Clinic Days

At other times during the year, club-owned boats are available to use by members and their children after they have been properly educated and successfully evaluated.

For more information, or questions or concerns, please contact Andrew Dennis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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