CSC Youth Sailing Instructors: CSC’s lead sailing instructors are all US Sailing certified and are also certified in CPR and First Aid. They all have extensive sailing and racing backgrounds on the local and national levels. We also use “Instructors in Training” who have extensive knowledge of the boats.
Boats: CSC conducts classes in Optimists, Lasers (4.7 and Radial) and 420’s. We match sailors to boats based on age, experience and size.
Age Requirements: Sailors must be 8 to 18 years of age at the beginning of the camp. Those younger are typically not ready. The average class age is typically 10-12 in the morning sessions. The afternoon sessions tend to be smaller.
Membership Requirement: The CSC Youth Sailing Classes are provided as a benefit of CSC membership* and are open to the children and grandchildren of Regular Members and to the children of Associate Members. The class fees cover only a portion of the total expense of the classes, with the club subsidizing the rest of the expense out of general funds. For more information on membership, click on the “Membership” link on the home page.
Nature of Youth Sailing Classes/Racing Program Activities: CSC is not a licensed or certified child care provider. The Youth Sailing Classes, Race Team Practices and Racing Clinic are for the purpose of providing sailing instruction and coaching for sailboat racing, not for child care. Our coaches are certified by US Sailing to provide sailing instruction, but they do not have any certification as child care providers. CSC makes no representation that the Youth Class fee is deductible as a child care expense, or for any other purpose, on your federal income tax return. You should consult your tax advisor before you take a deduction for any membership, class or other fees related to CSC’s Youth Program.