Youth Racing Opportunities

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 a selection of racing opportunities open to both members and to the public and are always looking for new participants.

High School racing (Ages 13-18):

Comprised of a conglomerate of high school racing teams, the DPYC High School Racing Program provides sailors an opportunity to train against their peers. Each team is lead by their their high school appointed team leader, who works with the coach to facilitate an effective learning environment for the student body. High school sailors compete along the coast in the PCISA SoCal series and strive to master the intricacies of racing strategy, tactics, and advanced boat handling. Contact your students guidance counselor or the Sailing Director for more information about sailing at the high school level.

School Year: $1300
Semester: $650
(Early bird specials & scholarships available!)

DPYC Racing - Juniors (Ages 9-12):

A dedicated group of aspiring racers, the DPYC Junior Racing Team provides sailors with an opportunity to hone their sailing skills and broaden their understanding of racing techniques, through competing in regattas in the harbor and along the coast. Focused on advancing the next generation of DPYC club sailors, students will solidify their understanding of boat handling and tactics though dedicated training and conditioning on and off the water.

School Year: $1200
Semester: $750
(Early bird specials & scholarships available!) 

DPYC Racing - Travel Team:

For the advanced club racer, the DPYC Travel Team trains to compete in regattas outside of the high school circuit, competing in national events within and outside of California. The DPYC Travel Team requires high levels of commitment, study, practice, and is invite only. New sailors will be accepted in the early fall between September 1st and October 1st. Interested parties should contact the Sailing Director for more information or to schedule a tryout.