Camp Offerings for Teens

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Classes for Teens by week






Teen Vanguard 15 Class

Our Vanguard 15 classes for teens teach cooperation, communication, and sailing knowledge to students in a doublehanded (2 person) boat. By the end of the week, students will be able to rig and sail a boat as both a crew and a skipper. Sailors should bring their own lunch. Great for returning and new sailors more than 100 pounds and between the ages of 13 and 18. Instructors will teach to whatever level students are at, and can make accommodations for more advanced students. This class focuses on:

  • Rigging and derigging a Vanguard 15
  • Teamwork and building friendships
  • Being comfortable in, around, and on the water
  • How to tack, gybe, steer, and trim in a double handed boat
  • Sailing terminology


Full Day Intro to Laser

This full day weeklong class for ages 12-18 expands on concepts learned previously in Optis, Vanguards 15s, or all other sailing boats. Sailing experience is required. Students will learn how to tack and gybe, use body weight to steer their boat, sail alone confidently,  among other challenging skills. Sailors who are interested in joining our race team are highly encourage to take this class, especially those who are currently sailing optis. This class focuses on:

  • Rigging and derigging a Laser
  • Moving effectively and comfortably in a boat alone
  • Advanced sail trim using sail controls
  • Intro to racing
  • Explanations of the physics of lift and flow


Teen FJ & Intro to Racing

This full day weeklong class for ages 12-18 expands on concepts learned previously in Vanguard 15s, Laser, or other double-handed boats. Sailing experience is required. Students will learn how to roll tack and gybe, use body weight to steer their boat, sail without a rudder, and other challenging skills. Sailors who are interested in joining our race team are highly encourage to take this class, especially those who are currently sailing optis. This class focuses on:

  • Rigging and derigging an FJ
  • Communication between skipper and crew
  • Advanced boat handling techniques
  • Intro to racing concepts and rules
  • Beginning physics of flow and lift


Full Day V15

  • No upcoming events

Half Day V15

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Full Day Laser

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Full Day FJ & Intro to Racing

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Upcoming events

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Thank you, Business Members!

Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle
7755 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle WA 98117
(206) 402-6870
juniorsprogram@cycseattle.org


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