The mission of Youth Learn to Sail is to provide high quality boating safety programs for the community through education, recreation and competition. Learn to Sail develops the love of sailing in young people by making boats, time and expertise available with adequate financial support, while teaching proper boat handling, good sportsmanship, and encouraging innovation in all aspects of sailing.
Sailors need to be 8 to 18 years old and able to swim.
Novice (Never Sailed Before)Beginner (I can rig my own boat)
Intermediate-1 (I’m ready to sail)
Intermediate-2 (I’m ready to sail an FJ)
All classes are from 9 AM-4 PM (Bring Your Lunch)Monday classes are mandatory for Novice sailors.
What do I need to bring
Swim Suit, Beach Towel, Bottled Drinking Water, Sun Block
Sunglasses with leash
Bring a Lunch, Snack, Dry Set of Clothes, Water Shoes w/heel straps (Bare feet are not permitted) If you have your own life jacket you are welcome to bring them (please label) Otherwise SSC will provide a life jacket.
Boating Activities may include any of the following
Swimming, Paddling, Classroom and Land Based Activities. All participants will be required to pass a basic swim test.
Everyone is required to wear a Life Jacket
(PFD – Personal Floatation Device) at all times when on the water, in boats or on the docks.
All participants must behave in a respectful manner. This is an instructional program, to teach boating safety and the fundamentals of sailing. We reserve the right to dismiss any child, if they cannot respect the basic rules of the club and the program.
The Stockton Sailing Club reserves the right to change classes/levels based on the needs and abilities of Learn to Sail Participants and Instructors. Every effort will be made to reassign students to a comparable class with as much advance notice as possible.