The SYC Sailing Program offers classes for any age sailor. Several levels of junior and adult training are offered.
All of our instructors have passed the rigors of US Sailing instructor training and are certified. For a brief review of the scope of US Sailing’s Programs please visit their web site.
The Shreveport Yacht Club is cultivating a community interest in sailing. If you have any friends who might be interested, please let us know. One does not have to be a Club member to participate.
*Note: - A $100 pre-registration fee is requested to reserve a spot on the roster.
- Lunches and textbooks are included.
1) Pre-Registration Fee
Please select this option if you wish to reserve a spot on the roster and pay the remaining balance at a later date.
**If you have already paid for the pre-registration and wish to pay the remaining balance, please use the 'Basic Small Boat Course' option below to complete your balance out. You will be credited for pre-registration at checkout.
1) Week 1 (June 5 - June 9, 2017)
2) Week 2 (June 12 - June 16, 2017)
3) Week 3 (June 19 - June 23, 2017)
2) Basic Small Boat Course
Please use this option if you wish to reserve a spot on the roster and pay in full now.
***If you have paid the pre-registration fee and wish to complete your remaining balance out, please use this option and you will be credited for your pre-registration fee at checkout.***
**Member discount will be applied at checkout***
Classes are geared toward young sailor in the ages of 8-17.
Jun 12 to Jun 16, 2019
Jun 05 to Jun 09, 2019
3) Adult Classes
Adult instruction follows a formal US Sailing format.
Classes combine classroom instruction and on-the-water drills taught by certified US Sailing instructors.
Included are general boating skills, weather and wind direction, boat rigging, knots & lines, rules of the road, and basic sailing techniques such as sail trim and points of sail.
Boating safety is emphasized with capsize recovery, man over board drills, and common water hazards.
A variety of sailboats (Sunfish, JY-15s, Club 420s, Zumas, Catalina 22s, and a Hunter 216 are available.
May 27 to May 28, 2019