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Advanced Sailing-Starts Monday, June 22

The Advanced Sailing program will proceed as planned with the start date being Monday, June 22.  Registration is now open.  Be advised that CBYRA has cancelled all regattas for the summer season, but we will attempt to schedule some individual club regattas towards the end of the summer.  We will also be having Friday afternoon races for our camp participants.
We want to assure everyone that we will have strict protocols in place as outlined by US Sailing, CDC, State of Delaware and local authorities and adapted for our facility.  Similar to the protocols we have put in place in other areas of the club.

For further assistance and/or questions, please contact Sailing Director Tyler Myers at     

Our most advanced race training program at a seasonal rate.  Offers a spot in all afternoon advanced sailing / race training classes (Monday-Wednesday) for the entire season, on the water coaching at scheduled Thursday events (registration/travel fees not included), and Friday afternoon race series entry.  Includes 420 boat rental fee.

Students must be proficient sailors and have some experience with the concept of racing.  Usually a minimum of 3 weeks of LYC sailing camp or equivalent experience/skill level is required before a student is permitted to register.  Please check with LYC Sailing before registering if you are unsure of a student's eligibility.  Returning racers all pre-qualify to register.

**Boat rental/lease agreement form must be completed before registrant is permitted to use the vessel.

(If student has a partner with a private boat they plan to sail on, please select the No Rental registration option instead).
Preliminary Schedule/Events 
Rock Hall Yacht Club: Thursday, June 25
Lewes Yacht Club - Wednesday (practice)/Thursday (race) July 22-23
Indian Landing Boat Club - Thursday, July 30

(Possible addition - Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May - Thursday August 13) 

The full list of CBYRA events: 
The full list of MAYRA events:

If any race ready sailors want to attend more than just the events listed above, I will be more than happy to organize travel and coaching for any and all events less than 3 hours away.
Pricing/Sign Up Information
Advanced Sailing option:
Race Team Fees    
Boat Member Non-Member
Opti 600 750
Laser 650 800
420 (price per sailor) 550 700
Boat Supplied by Sailor 400 550

Parent Support
We may ask of our parents to volunteer towing trailers to events. We'll offer quick towing seminars on request for anyone not familiar with trailering.
Other than towing, there are several things parents of sailors can do to make it easier on coaching staff, but not all of them are feasible for everyone.
The number one thing is parent interest. Talk to your sailor about what they've been doing on/off the water.  Even a small involvement in sailing by a parent can make the entire sport much more rewarding for a young sailor.  If any of our parents are interested in learning even a limited amount about sailing, we offer adult sailing classes on Saturday mornings, along with private lessons upon request.
Have your own gear.  This is a very broad subject as it ranges from clothing to the boat itself.  Initially it's recommended to start with a lifejacket, boots, and gloves that are comfortable to wear for longer periods of time.  There are many places to look for these including local surf shops and nautical stores such as West Marine. and are both great sources for all your sailing needs with the latter even providing the boats themselves.  While I don't personally recommend immediately buying a boat, it may be something that parents want to look into in the future.  If anyone is considering purchasing a boat, especially a used boat, feel free to contact me.  I usually know of at least a few boats for sale locally and will be able to help you get the best deal possible, along with making sure the boat doesn't have any major issues. 

- Tyler Myers 
LYC Sailing Director