SUMMER 2021

ALL CLASSES RUN FROM JUNE 21 TO AUGUST 13, 2021

Learn to Sail – Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. This entry program allows students to learn the basics of sailing in a safe, instructional environment. Class size is limited to allow for a maximum 1:6 instructor/student ratio. Students are accompanied by a BRSS (US Sailing) certified instructor throughout the lesson while they learn water safety, points of sail, rights of way, and other information needed on how to pilot a sailboat and begin to advance through the full BRSS sailing program. Lunch service is available separately from the BRYC snack bar following the daily lesson. Register:
https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=20502

Opti Beginner – Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. This class allows students to experience single-handed sailing while being closely monitored and instructed by BRSS (US Sailing) certified instructors. Class size is limited to allow for student-focused instruction. Sailors get an introduction to Optis, rigging, parts of the boat, points of sail, and navigational right of way. Sailors will continue building their knowledge of basic sailing skills while beginning to learn the basics of racing and the skills they need to move on to the advanced Opti class. Lunch service is available separately from the BRYC snack bar following the daily lesson. Register:
https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=20503

Opti Advanced/Racing – Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This class allows experienced Opti sailors to build on previous experience and grow as sailors and racers. This class is instructed by BRSS certified (US Sailing) instructors and focuses on racing but is also appropriate for advanced Opti sailors considering racing. Class sizes is limited to allow for student-focused instruction and prepares students to compete in regattas over the course of the summer on the Cape and Islands. Students are encouraged to attend as many classes as possible throughout the summer and classes are not held on regatta days. Sailors typically own their own Opti for this class. Supervised lunch service is available separately from the BRYC snack bar before the daily lesson. Register:
https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=20504

420 Beginner – Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. In this class, students learn the basics of this performance, double-handed dinghy. 420 is the next class of boats for youth sailing once they have moved out of the Opti class due to size, age, or sailing skill. Students will gain experience in both skippering and crewing and continue to develop racing skills. This class is instructed by BRSS (US Sailing) certified instructors and class sizes is limited to allow for student-focused instruction. Lunch service is available separately from the BRYC snack bar before the daily lesson. Register: https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=20505

420 Advanced/Racing – Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. In this class, students expand their skills sailing this performance, double-handed dinghy. Sailors further their experience in both skippering and crewing and continue to develop racing skills. This class is instructed by BRSS (US Sailing) certified instructors and focuses on racing but is also appropriate for advanced 420 sailors considering racing. Class sizes is limited to allow for student-focused instruction and prepares students to compete in regattas over the course of the summer on the Cape and Islands. Students are encouraged to attend as many classes as possible throughout the summer and classes are not held on regatta days. Lunch service is available separately from the BRYC snack bar before the daily lesson. Register:
https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=20507

Private lessons on club boats or private boats are available with a BRSS (US Sailing) instructor and can be arranged through the sailing school office. Please contact Mark Ahern at info@bassriveryachtclub.org

Note to Parents of 420 students: Each 420 sailor must submit a damage deposit check for $150, made payable to the ‘Bass River Sailing School’. These checks will remain on file in the sailing school office to apply to coverage for any damage done where the sailor was determined to be in the wrong and negligence was involved. Damage that exceeds the deposit will be billed to the parent only if negligence was involved.