2019 Fall Junior Sailing Program

Rush Creek Yacht Club (RCYC) announces its Spring Youth Sailing Programs.  There are numerous programs for kids starting at seven years old that span brand new sailors to advanced racers.   The programs include:  TSA Youth Circuit and Key Regattas, Special Events, and After-School and Weekend Classes.

 


TSA Youth Circuit/Key Regattas

Our junior sailing coach will be onsite for the RCYC Junior Sailing Team during the Texas Sailing Association (TSA) Youth Circuit Regattas.  The coach’s role is to provide off and on-the-water coaching during both days of the regatta and help coordinate the travel aspects of the racing team.

Fall 2019 Regattas:

 September 7-8
Rock the Rock
Corinthian Sailing Club

September 28-29
Jr. Ol’ Man of the Sea
Fort Worth Boat Club

October 12-13
Pirates of the Corinthian Regatta
Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club

November 9-10
TSA End of Year: Changes in L’Attitude
Corpus Christi Yacht Club

 


 

After-School and Weekend Classes

Beginning Optis: This class if for those kids that are seven (7) years old or older and want to develop sailing skills.  Taught in Optimist Prams, the most popular kid’s sailing boat in the world, this beginning class will teach the following abilities:

 

Tadpoles Beginner Optis: This class is designed for our tiniest sailors!!  This is for ages 4-6 and is available to those that want to introduce their children to the world of sailing.  We are excited to bring this program back for our tiny sailors.  This main purpose of this class is to serve as an introduction to sailing and help our little sailors start to become comfortable out on the water!

The 420 and Laser are used by many high school and collegiate sailing programs and is used for most of TSA Circuit events.  It is designed for those older kids that have aged or sized out of the Optimist Pram.  Students in this program will concentrate on:

  

 


Fall Race Team/Advanced Sailor

 

***Race Team practices will NOT be held during TSA Regatta weekends, during non-TSA regattas in which 5 or more of our race team attends, or during Holidays.  It will be up to the discretion of the VC of Education and the Program Manager to have practice during RCYC hosted regattas.  It is highly encouraged for the race team to either sail or crew during RCYC hosted regattas.

*TSA regatta dates Spring 2019 include:(9/7, 9/28, 10/12, 11/9)

*RCYC hosted regatta dates Spring include: (10/5 Dingy Fest, 10/26 George Griffith)


Junior Fall Session


***What to bring:  Life jacket, appropriate spray gear, closed toe sandals or shoes, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, water bottle and snack.

 


TADPOLES Fall Sailing Session

**What to bring:  Life jacket, appropriate spray gear, closed toe sandals or shoes, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen.


Contacts:

Paul Barnes (Head Coach and Program Director)

Jamie Barkley (Vice Commodore of Education)

 


REGISTER ONLINE HERE


 

2019 Race Team Pricing Structure

Full-Time Race Team 12 month commitment (January-December):

Includes all scheduled sailing instruction for the race team for the entire year, all TSA regatta coaching fees and unlimited sailing in spring and summer clinics. $205 per month

Full-Time Race Team Seasonal:

For those who may not be able to make a 12 month commitment, this choice includes all scheduled sailing instruction for the race team during the months you are registered.  This option includes all scheduled sailing instruction for the race team, and all TSA regatta coaching during the months you are registered. To receive unlimited access to spring and summer clinics you must be enrolled in two consecutive seasonal sessions.  The session options for seasonal are below. Please select the sessions you would like to attend when registering. $225 per month

  1. Spring: March-May
  2. Summer: May-August
  3. Fall: August-November
  4. Winter: November-February

Part-time Race Team 12 month commitment (January-December):

Includes 2 race team practices a week and all TSA coaching regatta fees.  If enrolled part-time your monthly payment includes spring clinic sessions, and one week of your choice in summer clinics. $170 per month

Part-time Race Team Seasonal:

For those that may not be able to make a 12 month commitment, this option includes 2 race team practices a week and all TSA coaching regatta fees during the months you are active in the program. To receive access to one spring clinic and one summer clinic you must be enrolled in two consecutive seasonal sessions. The seasonal session options are below. Please select the sessions you would like to attend when registering. $190 per month

  1. Spring: March-May
  2. Summer: May-August
  3. Fall: August-November
  4. Winter: November-February

  

ONE DAY A WEEK Race Team:

For those that may live far, we would like to offer a one day a week option for the race team participation.  This option is only available to those whose primary residence is more than 30 miles from Rush Creek Yacht Club. This option includes one practice per week, and TSA regatta coaching fees.  This does NOT include spring and summer clinics. Please select the sessions you would like to attend when registering. $130 per month

  1. Spring: March-May
  2. Summer: May-August
  3. Fall: August-November
  4. Winter: November-February

Additional Fees/Discounts
10% sibling discount (only applies to juniors who make a 12-month commitment).
$25.00 additional monthly fee for use of junior club boats (*Juniors using a club boat during a
regatta are responsible for securing and transporting the borrowed club boat to and from the regatta)
$50.00 charge will apply for abandoning a borrowed boat at a regatta.
$30.00 additional monthly fee for non-club members. Non-members will be required to fill out a credit card authorization or bank auto-draft authorization for monthly dues.

* Pricing structure does NOT include coaching regatta fees for National Events except for Texas
Youth Race Week. If your child attends a National Event and needs coaching, price will be structured
accordingly.
**This pricing structure is only available to juniors that are actively involved in the Texas Sailing
Association circuit and are already at a competing level. For beginning or novice sailors please register
your child for their appropriate sailing class. You may contact our coach Paul Barnes for questions regarding beginning sailing instruction.

 


 

2019 Regatta Pricing Structure

****Does NOT apply to juniors enrolled in our sailing program.

 

Regatta Coaching Fee $120
420 Load and Delivery to/from the regatta $75
Laser Load and Delivery to/from the regatta $50
Opti. Load and Delivery to/from the regatta $50
420 Regatta Charter Fee $200
Laser Regatta Charter Fee $100
Opti. Regatta Charter Fee $60
Trailer Charter for the club owned trailer $50

 

 


REGISTER ONLINE HERE


Contacts:

Paul Barnes (Head Coach and Program Director)

Jamie Barkley (Vice Commodore of Education)

 

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