Sailing Academy
Welcome to the Sailing Academy
R/C Julie Trussell

The Objective

of the Junior Sailing Program at  Westlake Yacht Club is to help junior sailors experience the joy of sailing, develop recreational and competitive sailing skills and to grow as Corinthian sailors. Watch the Sailing Academy video here.

2022 Summer Sailing Academy
Award Winning Jr. Sailing Program of the Year in 2018
Program Leadership

The Junior Sailing Program is headed by R/C Julie Trussell and assisted by Junior Sailing Advisor Melissa Lee.

 

Overall Sailing and Regatta Activity is the responsibility of WYC Rear Commodore, Julie Trussell, Westlake Yacht Club, 32119 W. Lindero Canyon Blvd. Westlake Village, CA  91361.  818-889-4820 

 

Program Costs

For Students Ages 9-17

For WYC Members and their family, $450 for 1 session.  For Non-members $475 for 1 session.  Fees include one annual Junior WYC Membership for the participant.  Registration for multiple sessions is encouraged to improve sailing skills.  Additional sessions are $450 each.

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Application for Sailing Program Scholarship.
Please click HERE to download the form.

Print, complete the form and submit it to the Rear Commodore.

 

 

 
Questions please contact:
Send Email

Julie Trussell, Sailing Administration



 

 

2022 Course Outline

 

All sessions provide Certified U.S. Sailing Instructors teaching boat rigging and derigging, emergencies, working wind, docking, regatta and daily racing. Students receive classroom instruction and supervised sailing on the lake.  All students receive certificates of completion. 

 

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8  Session Schedule: 

Sessions are limited and fill quickly.  

Please Note: There are no waiting lists. There is a $25 cancellation fee to defray administrative costs.

After June 1, there are NO REFUNDS..

 

  • Session 1 Jun 13 – Jun 17
  • Session 2 Jun 20 – Jun 24
  • Session 3 Jun 27 – Jul 1  
  • - Break -  Jul 4 – Jul 8 
  • Session 4 Jul 11 – Jul 15
  • Session 5 Jul 18 – Jul 22
  • Session 6 Jul 25 – Jul 29 
  • Session 7 Aug 1 – Aug 5 
  • Session 8 Aug 8 - Aug 12 

 

Session Details:

  • Each Session is 5 days, Monday - Friday
  • Students are involved in outdoor on the water sessions
  • Instruction begins at 11:30am and ends at 5:00pm
  • Students are divided according to age and skill level
  • All Students/Sailors must have basic swimming skills, weigh at least 60 pounds, bring and wear a life jacket, sunscreen and bottle water.
  • Each sailor will be assigned a personal sailboat for which they are responsible.
  • Graduation Certificates Awarded on Fridays each week.

Classes are held at Westlake Yacht Club, 32119 Lindero Canyon Rd.,  Westlake Village.

Reference Only: Jr. Waiver & Medical