Youth Race Team
The GSC Youth Race Team provides youth sailors opportunities to get an introduction to sailboat racing.
Why is racing important?
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The Junior Race Team (ages 5 to 14) sail the Optimist dinghy. The Opti is a competitive fleet nationally and internationally, and the majority of recent Olympic sailors began sailing in an Opti.
The Senior Race Team (ages 14 - 18) progress to sailing the Laser (4.7, Radial and Full sail), the 420 (double handed sailing), the 29er (double handed racing skiff) and the SanJuan 21 keelboat.
Race Team Information
The Youth Race Team gives kids with some sailing experience the opportunity to step into racing. We encourage a fun and safe learning environment.
Youth sailors participate in social, fitness and educational activities to build the team dynamic and individual skills while learning about sailing.
Training nights are Operating on two evenings per week, and almost every other weekend, throughout the season (May thru Sept) the program provides participants with equipment, coaching, and logistical support while introducing them to the competitive aspects of dinghy sailing.
Wednesday Night Racing
Regattas and Training Camps
Additional training and racing opportunities, both in and out of province, may be added to the schedule based on youth and parent interest.
Our Youth Race Team package contains more specific details about the Team and should be reviewed by all registrants.Youth Race Team Registration (members area - login required)
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