Juniors

DPYC Youth Sailing & Activities

Developing knowledgeable and capable youth sailors and instilling a passion for the sport of sailing!

Whether it be for pure fun or the excitement of competitive sailing, Dana Point Yacht Club provides the opportunity for youth to become involved in sailing at all levels ... from learning to sail to advanced racing.  We have an outstanding summer sailing program that is open to both members and to the public, a Naples Sabot racing program, and are expanding our advanced programs, including high school sailing, C420 racing, and more.

Working with the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation to maintain one of the largest fleets of foundation owned Naples Sabots, Lasers, Collegiate Flying Juniors, and 420s in Southern California.

Our coaches are highly qualified sailors who emphasize fun and safety, both on and off the water.  Participants dedicated to our program will have experiences that will benefit them for a lifetime.  We invite you to come join us at DPYC!

Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta

 Jeff Adam Memorial Regatta

Dana Point Yacht Club hosts
6th Annual Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta
Saturday, March 11, 2017

The regatta benefits the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation's – Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta Fund.  Complete information can be found on the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation's website.

NOTICE OF RACE

REGATTA REGISTRATION

DINNER & AUCTION TICKETS

Regatta
Check In & Pancake Breakfast - 8AM
Skipper's Meeting - 10AM
Racing Starts - 11:30AM
De-rigging & Pizza - 4PM

Dinner & Auction
Check In, Social, Auction Preview - 5PM
Dinner, Auction & Trophies - 6PM

Upcoming Youth Sailing Events

11

Mar

Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta

6th Annual Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta
Benefiting the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation

Hosted by Dana Point Yacht... Read More

27

Aug

RHD Charity Regatta ® Juniors' Regatta

Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta
Juniors' Regatta

CFJ | RS Tera | 420 | Laser | Laser Radial | Sabot | Capri 14

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High School Sailing

Welcome to DPYCHSS!

Dana Point Yacht Club is pleased to announce Dana Hills and San Clemente High Schools joining JSerra Catholic High School Sailing team to from our new Dana Point Yacht Club High School Sailing Program (DPYCHSS). The program is made possible with the assistance of the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation.

Check back soon for the upcoming calendar with all DPYCHSS practice dates, regatta dates, and corresponding links.

Please download, print out, and deliver Fall Registration Packet with payment to our front desk at DPYC.

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  Please direct any questions to Jack Ferrier our Sailing Director or call (949) 496 2900.

  We look forward to seeing you on the water!

UPCOMING REGATTAS

Please contact Sailing Director for more information

Contact & Info

Berkeley Green
Sailing Director
Dana Point Yacht Club
Contact Us
(949) 496 2900

Junior Flag Officers

Commodore, Carsen Lenthall
Vice Commodore, Connor Presley
Fleet CaptainThomas McCorkle
Port Captain, Riley Lenthall 

Yachtsman of the Year

The Junior Yachtsman of the Year was started in 2014 in order to recognize the junior sailor who embodies the Corinthian spirit both on and off of the water.

This year's Junior Yachtsman of the Year is
Riley Lenthall


Deed of Gift

Links

Links

Attention Racers and Parents!
This section contains links to important information that helps parents and sailors heading to the next level . . . regional and national competition!

Start planning your 2016 spring and summer sailing campaigns now!

Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association covers all of the regional sailing events, with tons of great event and informational links, including racing calendars for Sabots, Optimists, Lasers, CFJs, 420s, and 29ers.
http://www.scyyra.org

International Naples Sabot Association
Is a fountain of information for Sabot sailors and parents, including the Master Sabot Racing Calendar.

Early Dues Deadline - April 30 (Join NOW!)

Parent Guide to Sabot Racing (Invaluable insights for parents including)

  • Parents Guide to Beginner Sabot Racing
  • Guide to Racing Basics

http://www.naples-sabot.org

The Interscholastic Sailing Association (ISSA) governs secondary school sailing in the United States, in both independent and public high schools. Sailor eligibility starts at the ninth grade; there are no age limits. As in college sailing, there are seven district associations which schedule events, as well as a system of national championships.  We are in the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association (PCISA) district.
http://pcisa.hssailing.org

Club 420 Class Association is a great resource for advanced sailors who want to apply for use of the new Dana Point Youth Charitable Foundation Club Pro 420 sailboats for regional or national campaigns.
http://www.club420.org

CFJ Class Association has great information, including links to SoCal and National High School and Collegiate level sailing associations.
http://www.cfjclass.org

International / North American Laser Class Association the North American Region includes mainly Canada and the USA and is composed of 26 Districts.

29er North America is the site for youth sailors interested in sailing very fast, high performance skiffs. Success in these little rocket ships can lead youth sailors on a road to Olympic competition. A DPYC Junior captured a Gold Medal at the 2010 US Junior Olympics in a 29er.
http://www.29ernorthamerican.org

More Links
US Sailing Youth Championships
US Olympic Sailing
International Sailing Federation
420 International Class Association
International Optimist Dinghy Association
US Optimist Dinghy Association
California International Sailing Assoc
Clever Pig

Stuff For Sale

Items for sale from our Racing Forums listed below - just click a topic link for details.