|Age Range||# of Sailors||Weight||Optimal Height*|
|Optimist||8-15||1||less than 140 lb.||5'7" or less|
|RS Feva||12-16||2||175-260 lb. combined||5'9" or less|
|Laser Radial||14 minimum||1||110 minimum||no limits|
|Big Boat Team||14 minimum||-||no limits||no limits|
We offer a limited number RS Feva sailboats for charter, and will also help put you in touch with third parties offering private charters and local sales dealers. All privately owned and chartered boats must be checked-in and inspected prior to use. See links below for Check-In lists for each boat class.
For older and more avanced sailors the RS Feva. A s a two person boat, the Feva – suitable for children 12 years and up – offers a mainsail, jib and spinnaker. On the Feva, the kids will learn teamwork and multi-sail handling. It is a great training boat for sailors who will eventually move up to a 420 in college.
The RS Feva is a world leading double-handed sailing dinghy with a huge race circuit and recreational following across the globe – An International best seller!
The worlds best selling two-person sailboat in recent years, an ISAF Class, winner of Dinghy of the Year in the USA, Coup de Coeurs in France, an RYA Supported Junior class…the list of honors goes on and on. The RS Feva is the benchmark in small sailboats.
There are established fleets that continue to grow all around the globe, with training and club racing right up to World Championship competition. The RS Feva is, however just as popular with training clubs as it is on the race circuit and is the class leader for teaching advanced sailing in the youth scheme. Whether it’s racing or recreation the RS Feva is unparalleled in every aspect.
HYC introduced the RS Feva to the program in 2014 with three new boats. It is very popular with the kids and several local clubs join HYC for in the club regattas.
The RS Feva also offers a modern skill set in terms of the asymmetric spinnaker which allows easier progression to skiff style dinghies. The RS Feva is the perfect small boat for developing sailing and racing skills as well as providing family fun.
For more info visit the class website.
A more detailed description of the Opti.
A more detailed description of the RS Feva
A bit more detailed information about the Laser Radial
A brief description of the Sonar in our program.
A brief description of the big boat program in our club.
Dear Junior Sailing Families,
The State of New York has given the approval to open summer sports programs if appropriate physical distancing and health precautions are taken. Therefore, we are excited to go ahead with the program and would like to share all that we will do to keep the sailors safe and healthy. Please be available for a Zoom meeting on Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm in regards to the HYC Junior Sailing 2020 program.
A meeting invite will be sent in a separate email.
Iris Vogel, Michael Cassidy
HYC Junior Sailing Program Co-Chairs