jr fleet

Small Boat Sailing

Members may trailer personal boats to the club for use on weekends. The club has a beach ramp capable of launching small boats on dollies. Limited rack storage small boats is available for seasonal fee. Trailers may NOT be stored in the club parking lot.

Junior Program Fleet Use

The primary use of the club-owned small boat fleet is to support the junior sailing program, summer camp program, club junior events and travel team racers. Junior club members, with proven competence, may apply for permission to use a sail boat. They must meet all pre-requisites and be granted authorization.

To obtain authorization, please contact the Junior Program Director

Junior Fleet Pre-requisites For Use

  • Users must be club members
  • Particpant in summer camp program preferred.Advanced level.
  • Users require an evaluation of seamanship and sailing competency
  • Users must be able to demonstrate knowledge how to properly rig the boat, must be proficient in launching and docking and must have sufficient boat-handling skills to manage the boat in all conditions.
  • Must return a signed waiver
  • If born after July 1 1972, a NASBLA approved MD equivalent Boater education Certification recommended
  • Juniors under 16 require parent supervision
  • Users assume all responsibility for loss or damage and will immediately report such to the Jr Sail director
  • Users and crew must wear lifejackets (there is no formal patrol or rescue on the NE River)
  • User assumes responsibility for returning and correctly stowing all equipment

Private instruction can be arranged on request.

Since approval requires an application and evaluation, it is recommended that you complete this process at the beginning of the season, or well in advance of anticipated use.

Club Daysailor Use

The O day 22 daysailor, BLUE CHIP, is avalable for older Junior sailor use provided they meet the required Daysailor pre-requisites. Sailors must reserve time slots for use.


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