Admission Requirements

Apr 28, 2020 -- Posted by : Bill

Minimum Age:

Our program accepts children between 8 and 16 years old (A student’s age on December 31, 2024, shall be considered his/her age for the program).   Intro to Sailing is open to 6 years old and up.


Swimming Ability:

Basic swimming skills are a requirement. Each child will be given a swim test at the beginning of each session.


Huguenot Yacht Club does not require prior membership to enroll in our program;  during the program, non-member families enjoy the use of our Club House and dining facilities.


Safety Inspection:

All privately owned boats must pass our safety inspection during the week before the program begins.


Register Early:

Enrollment is limited to 40 boys and girls per session between the ages of 8 and 16. Huguenot Yacht Club has a limited number of boats available for charter on a first-come, first-served basis if you don't have your own boat.

Age & Weight Requirements for Eligibility in JSA Events
 Age Range# of SailorsWeightOptimal Height*
Intro to Sailing6-15--5'7" or less*
Optimist8-151less than 140 lb.5'7" or less
RS Feva12 minimum2180 min. combined crew weight5'9" or less
Laser 4.712 minimum195 minimumno limits
Laser Radial14 minimum1110 minimumno limits
Club 42014 minimum2-3220 min. combined crew weightno limits
Big Boat Team14 minimum-no limitsno limits


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