Jr. Sailing Orientation Letter

June 11, 2014

Dear SIYC Junior Sailing Family,

We are pleased you will be joining us for summer 2014.  The start of the sailing program is just around the corner.  Please make note of the following important information…

Mandatory Orientation Day meeting and BBQ
Sunday, June 22nd  ~   See page 2 for schedule

Orientation Day overview:

  1. Boat inspection (mandatory) – each boat will be inspected for seaworthiness and safety.

Vendors will be on site to purchase equipment.

  1. Review of daily summer schedule and sailing calendar.
  2. Meet the instructors!
  3. Regatta information for appropriate classes.
  4. Spirit Gear Sale…for kids and adults!
  5. Sailors new to the program should bring a copy of birth certificate.

Please note, sailors will not be permitted in the program until paperwork is complete, full payments are received, and boats have passed the safety inspection.

All sailors will need – for Orientation Day:

  1. BOAT, including rudder, centerboard, mast, boom, sprit and sail.
  2. US Coast Guard approved life jacket with a whistle.
  3. Bailer(s).
  4. Beach shoes or sailing boots.  Crocs are not permitted.  Open-toe shoes are not permitted. Keen water shoes or Gill dinghy boots are good options.
  5. Spray top/weather gear – optional but recommended.

Reminder to all sailors (excluding JY’s):            
You need to purchase a boat before the start of the program (please disregard if you are renting from the club).  Check our website www.siyc.com/listings/ to see if there are used boats available or try the Dinghy Shop www.dinghyshop.com or Sail Action www.sailaction.com.

We’d like email addresses for anyone involved in your sailor’s schedule – sailors, grandparents, babysitters, older siblings, etc.  Email blasts will be used throughout the season to share timely and important information.  Please go to:

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Please call the SIYC reservation line at 631-740-0888 ext. 104 to RSVP for the BBQ. The cost is $14 for adults and $7 per child.

Many thanks and See You Soon!

Whitney & Janet

   SIYC Junior Sailing Mandatory Orientation Day, June 22nd

Sailing Class

Boat Check in the Yard

Mandatory Class Meeting
Back Deck

JY 1 and JY2


9:00 – 9:30

Opti 1 and Opti 2

8:30 – 10:30

10:30 – 11:00

Opti 3

10:00 – 11:30

11:30 – 12:00

Opti ADV

12:45 – 1:30

1:30 – 2:00

AM and PM
Laser and 420
12:45 – 2:00 2:00 – 2:30

LUNCH  11:30 – 1:30

come early or stay late to catch up with friends
REGATTA readiness meeting
Opti 3, Opti ADV, 420 PM, & Laser PM
Wednesday, June 25 – 3:00 p.m., back deck
Parents of sailors who will be participating in regattas this summer