Sailing Academy
Welcome to the Sailing Academy
Rear Commodore Greg Morrow

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.

2023 Summer Sailing Academy
Award Winning Jr. Sailing Program of the Year in 2018
Program Leadership

The Junior Sailing Program is headed by R/C Greg Morrow and assisted by Junior Sailing Advisors S/C Melessa Lee and S/C Howard Brenner.


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


Program Costs

For Students Ages 9-17

$495 for Students that sign up for one session.  $450 for children / grandchildren of WYC members or any Non-Member sailors signing up for multiple sessions. Registration for multiple sessions is encouraged to improve sailing skills. Fees include one annual Junior WYC Membership for the participant. Junior Membership includes complimentary sailing on "Wet Wednesday" afternoons in July, Aug & Sept.  

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The Westlake Yacht Club Nautical Foundation sponsors a limited number of scholarships based on need.

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:
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Greg Morrow, Rear Commodore



2023 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. Until May 31, there is a $25 cancellation fee.

After June 1, there are NO REFUNDS.  The Master Class is only for qualified students..


  • Session 1 Jun 12 – Jun 16
  • Session 2 Jun 19 – Jun 23
  • Session 3 Jun 26 – Jun 30  
  • - Break -  Jul 3 – Jul 7 
  • Session 4 Jul 10 – Jul 14
  • Session 5 Jul 17 – Jul 21
  • Session 6 Jul 24 – Jul 28 
  • Session 7 Jul 31 – Aug 4 
  • Session 8 Aug 7 - Aug 11
  • Session 9 - Master Class - 5 Saturdays in September 


Session Details:

  • Each Session is 5 days, Monday - Friday
  • Students are involved in outdoor on the water instruction sessions
  • Instruction begins at 12:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Students are divided according to age and skill level
  • All Students/Sailors must have basic swimming skills, weigh at least 70 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 and Junior Membership Applications Awarded on Fridays each week.

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

Reference Only: Jr. Waiver & Medical