Welcome to Milford Yacht Club Junior Sailing!

 

Summer 2024 Registration is open!  Click here to register!

 

Mission Statement 

 

The mission of the Milford Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program is to encourage junior sailors to experience the joy of recreational and competitive sailing.  The program focuses on teaching the essential elements of seamanship, boat handling and racing, while  instilling positive self-esteem, the principals of teamwork and respect for the sea.  

Junior Sailing Teaches

 

Leadership and Responsibility

Our program teaches junior sailors independent thinking by emphasizing leadership and responsibility. Children learn the importance of safety while analyzing situations and making educated decisions.

 

Navigation and Strategy

Our program teaches junior sailors navigation skills and strategic thinking. Junior sailors learn how to read the wind, currents and weather patterns.  As junior sailors gain experience, lessons expand to the race course.

 

Problem-Solving and Adaptability

Our program teaches creative problem-solving and adaptability. Junior sailors  learn to handle unexpected challenges on the water and how to adapt to their environment in a safe manner.

 

Teamwork and Camaraderie

Our program fosters a spirit of teamwork and camaraderie, creating a sense of community.  Junior sailors are encouraged to support their team members on and off the race course, creating life-long friendships.