Crescent Yacht Club
Chaumont, NY Founded 1901

CYC Junior Division (CYCJrD) Sailing Program

For many years, the CYC Junior Division Swim and Sailing Camp has been a leader in teaching children how to sail. Now Crescent Yacht Club (CYC) has asked CYC Junior Division (CYCJrD) to help out with their members and CYCJrD are taking the next steps with another Sailing program.  CYCJrD Sailing courses will provide the opportunity for others to develop the skills and confidence necessary to enjoy the sport of sailing.Come captain the CYC Junior Division's Pearson Ensign, a 23-foot keelboat that provides a stable yet nimble platform for learning how to sail and perfecting your on the water skills.The CYCJrD offers Basic Sailing Courses as well as Intermediate and Private Lessons.  Our instructors are certified professionals.  Don't miss your opportunity to start your sailing experience among the best!Call or email the Crescent Yacht Club Adult Sailing Director (Scott Bishop) and he’ll coordinate with CYCJrD to set up your lessons today!

978-490-6650 (Cell)

For contact by email Click Here

Or leave a message at (315) 649-5133

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Basic Sailing Course

The CYC’s Junior Division instructs a multi-day course that gives students the skills needed to confidently skipper and crew a day sailing keelboat. All classes are taught by U.S. Sailing Certified Instructors and the maximum class size is 4 students per boat.

No prior sailing experience is necessary to enroll.

Each course covers sailing theory and terminology, boat handling skills, safety and emergency techniques, anchoring and docking, heavy weather sailing, and navigation.

The Basic Sailing Course is held three times in July.

BASIC SAILING COURSE COST

Member - $200 / Non-member - $200

Schedule

Session

Dates

Time

Basic Sailing A

Basic Sailing B

Basic Sailing C

Tuesdays and Thursdays - July 7, 12, 13, 19

Mondays and Wednesdays - July 11, 13, 18, 20

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - July 25, 26, 27, 28

6 - 9 PM

6 - 9 PM

6 - 9 PM

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

Students who have completed a Basic Sailing Coarse or who already have some sailing experience can continue their education in the Intermediate lessons.

These classes focus on sharpening existing skills while introducing more advanced skills like sail shape, wind reading and spinnakers.

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES COST

Member - $75 / Non-Member - $75

Schedule

Session #

Dates

Time

Intermediate 1

Intermediate 2

TBA

TBA

6 - 9 PM

6 - 9 PM

PRIVATE LESSONS

For those of you who can't find a class that fits your schedule or who are interested in a more private approach, the CYC’s Junior Division offers private lessons that can be scheduled at your convenience! Whatever your needs are, our staff will work with you to tailor a perfect sailing experience.

Whether you want to start from scratch and work towards Basic Sailing perfection, or if you would like to brush up on your skills, this is an ideal option.

Call or email the CYC Adult Sailing Director (Scott Bishop) and he’ll coordinate with CYCJrD to set up your lessons today!

978-490-6650 (Cell)

For contact by email Click Here

Or leave a message at (315) 649-5133

PRIVATE LESSONS

COST

#  of Students

Hourly Cost Per Person

1 Person

2 People

3 People

4 People

$45 - Member / $45 - Non-Member

$40 - Member / $40 - Non-Member

$35 - Member / $35 - Non-Member

$30 - Member / $30 - Non-Member