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 jib safely
  • Water safety
  • FUN! FUN! FUN!


Beginner Sailors: Ages 7-10, & 11+

July 8 - July 18, 2019   9:00 AM -12:00 PM  (Monday - Thursday 9AM - 12PM)

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

August 5 – August 15, 2019  9:00 AM  – 12 PM  (Monday - Thursday 9AM - 12PM)

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

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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.