Fun in the sun at BYC!

This course is designed for the beginner with little to no experience.  It will focus on fun activities where they will learn the basics of sailing and boat handling, as well as water and weather safety. Sailors will have time in an opti or a sunfish. 


  • Rig and de-rig an opti
  • Learn the parts of a boat
  • Be able to label all parts of a boat
  • Be comfortable steering the boat
  • Know starboard and port, and windward and leeward
  • Know how to tie knots
  • Know how to tack and jibe safely
  • Water safety
  • FUN! FUN! FUN!


Beginner Sailors: Ages 7-10

June 22 - July 2, 2020   9:00 AM -12:00 PM  (Monday - Thursday )

$250 members, $325 non-members (spots are limited)

July 20- July 30, 2020  9:00 AM  – 12 PM  (Monday - Thursday) 

$250 members, $325 non-members (spots are limited)


What to Bring

All sailors in all programs are required to have with them as follows:

  • Life Jacket with a whistle
  • Sandals with a heel strap
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Lunch for full day program, snack for half day program

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Partnered with Save Barnegat Bay

 Beachwood Yacht Club is proudly partnering with Save Barnegat Bay, offering a great summer adventure camp.  

Learn to sail while making new friends and discovering a whole new world right here in your backyard.