"To young people contemplating a voyage, I would say go." – Joshua Slocum


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We invite you who would take to the sea to the waters of Long Island Sound, by joining the Huguenot Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program this coming Summer.  

• Our program teaches sailing to children ages 8-16 in a safe, caring and fun environment.

• From beginners to more advanced sailors, children learn to rig and sail their boats via instructional and hands-on training. 

• Children are coached daily in seamanship, on-the-water safety and racing PLUS they enjoy organized games, picnic lunches, and a supervised free swim each afternoon in the Club’s pool.

• Learning to sail is an excellent way for children to become self-reliant, learn a life-long sport and make lasting friendships and memories. 


Explore this site:

• Learn more about Our program, what a day is like, the curriculum, and boats that we use.

• Go to Registration, prerequisites, and associated fees.

• Program Schedule, Regatta Schedules, Special Events, and Lunch Menu 

• Learn about what we are doing to keep our sailors safe and healthy.

• Find documents, see Jr. Sailing pictures, and watch Jr. Sailing videos.

Course Dates 2020
  Length Start End
Intro to Sailing 3 days Jun 30 Jul 2
Racing Clinic 3 days Jun 30 Jul 2
Session 1 3 weeks Jul 6 Jul 24
Session 2 3 weeks Jul 27 Aug 14
Early Group 7 hours 9:00am 4:00pm
Late Group 7 hours 10:00am 5:00pm
Private Boat Check-In 3 days Jun 23 Jun 30
Fall Jr. Sailing 10 weeks Aug 24 Oct 30

*closed july 3rd and 4th
**pre-registration required per session

Program Registration Update
Intro To Sailing 15 FULL - 0 waitlist
Race Clinic 5 currently space available
Session 1 42 FULL - 0 waitlisted
Session 2 43 FULL - 0 waitlist
(as of June 28, 2020)    

About Huguenot Junior Sailing Program



We believe our instructors are some of the best:  all are US Sailing Association Level 1 or Level 2 Certified.  All have gone through a similar sailing program like the one at Huguenot Yacht Club and know what it's like to be a junior sailor.  As instructors and coaches, they chose to stick around to pass on their love of sailing as a skill and a sport, and share what and how they learned in the process.  They know that learning to sail is a great way to become self-reliant, make friends, and form life-long memories – that's what they will offer you. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, our high instructor-to-student ratio ensures that you will receive the best instruction, and enjoy a sailing experience that is second to none.

Brendan Boyle

Program Director – This will be Brendan's fifth season at HYC and first as the program director.

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Javier Almescua

Racing Coach – This will be Javier's second year at HYC instructing, and first as Racing Coach

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Tim Marx

Sailing Instructor – This will be Tim's third year instructing, and first year at HYC.

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Anna Castellitto

Sailing Instructor – This will be Anna's second year instructing at HYC.

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Christina Livaccari

Sailing Instructor – This will be Christina's second year instructing at HYC.

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Katrina Ronan

Sailing Instructor – This will be Katrina's first year instructing at HYC.

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Connor Robinson

Sailing Instructor – This will be Connor's first year instructing at HYC.

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Iain Macintyre

Sailing Instructor – This will be Iain's first year instructing at HYC.

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Sarah Furrelle

Jr. Sailing Admin – This will be Sarah's first year as Jr. Sailing Admin at HYC.

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Iris Vogel

Committee - Co-Chair

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Michael Cassidy

Committee - Co-Chair

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Jr Sailing Contact

•   jrsailing@huguenotyc.com
•   914-636-3048 (Junior Office)
•   VHF Monitored:  63A

Huguenot Yacht Club

•  Harbor Lane West 
   New Rochelle, NY 10805 
   (driving directions)
•  Lat / Lon: N 40° 53.340' / W 073° 47.060' 
•  VHF Monitored: 73 
•  Phone: (914) 636-6300 
•  Fax: (914) 636-0146 
•  Club Senior Website: huguenotyc.com