DCYC 2022 Youth Sailing Program is open for the 2022 season. Sailing classes and summer sailing camps are scheduled for the beginner or the experienced youth sailor.
DCYC Youth Sailing 2022 is intended for DCYC members and a very few invited guest sailors - all on a space available basis. Once a program is sold-out waitlists may be available. Members will have priority on any waitlist.
Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club (DCYC) is a private, membership owned sailing club. Youth Sailing Program at DCYC for 2022 and 2023 is open to members, invited guest sailors, and some referrals. If interested in having your child participate in our sailing program please send an email to the Youth Sailing Coach .
Suggested ages are 8-13 with reasonable exceptions considered.
DCYC Youth Sailing expects to conduct a series of Spring, Saturday basic sailing skills classes starting in late April 2023 and ending in mid to late May 2023. Details to follow. No experience required.; we welcome and encourage children with experience to also participate in this training program. Class size is limited.
Classes will be sailed in DCYC's Optimist prams and RS Tera class sailboats.
Check this website periodically for further details about the 2023 Youth Sailing Programs
Fall Regatta Prep and Intermediate racing skills classes are typically held on Saturday mornings during September & October to enhance our youth sailing program sailors’ racing skills. This class is by invitation to those children who have demonstrated good sailing skills and plan to compete in the Pirates of the Corinthian Regatta. The Youth Sailing Coach will help parents decide when a child is ready to enter a regatta and participate in these fall classes. The Classes are taught in Optimist class sailboats. Fall 2022 Classes are September 17, 24, and Oct 8. We have seven Optimist sailboats at DCYC and thus class size and regatta participation using a DCYC supplied boat is limited to seven young sailors.
All of the youth sailors representing DCYC and using DCYC provided Optimist boats will have a crispy, fast, new sail for the Pirates regatta.
The annual DCYC Pirates of the Corinthian Youth Regatta, sponsored by DCYC and under the auspices of the Texas Sailing Association is a major youth sailing event and wildly popular with the kids and parents and coaches. The 2022 event is October 15-16, 2022. Registration is via the Texas Sailing Association website.
The Optimist Green Fleet is a fine opportunity for sailors with proven sailing & boat handling skills to get some sailboat racing experience. The Red, White, or Blue Fleets are for age-specified experienced racers.