Age & Weight Requirements for Eligibility in JSA Events
  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

RS Feva

Apr 28, 2020 -- Posted by : Bill

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. 



Acrobat Icon Download the Feva Notes (PDF)
Acrobat Icon Download the Feva Rigging Guide (PDF)

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.


Boats in Our Program

Optimist Dinghy

A more detailed description of the Opti.

RS Feva

A more detailed description of the RS Feva

Laser Radial

A bit more detailed information about the Laser Radial


A brief description of the Sonar in our program.

Big Boat Program

A brief description of the big boat program in our club.

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