JY "Try Sail" Week

JY “Try Sail” Week

For ages 8-16

The "Try Sail" week will give our students a snap shot of what is taught during our Adventure Camps.  The students will be introduced to the water, some for the first time, in a fun and comfortable environment. They will be sailing 2-3 kids per boat in one of our club JY 15's.  The main goals of the this program is to promote confidence on the water and independence while sailing on Lake Erie and in the Vermilion River.  

The following will be covered in the Try Sail  Program:

  • Water safety
  • They will be introduced to the points of sail
  • Learn general sailing skills and seamanship
  • Build their confidence in their sailing ability
  • Introduction to the sport of sailing 


  • Must be able to swim with a life jacket on
  • Must pass swim test
  • Must have life jacket
  • Shoes that have a closed toe, can get wet, and stay of feet while swimming


  • July 8th -12th Session One
  • July 22nd- 25th Session Two
  • 8:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. EDT
  • Monday - Thursday


  • $150.00 VBC/VYC member                          
  • $175.00 non member
  • Early bird prices are listed above, registrations received after June 15th  will be charged an additional $25.00 fee