Portland Yacht Club Junior Sailing | Falmouth, ME 04105

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Age group:6-17 y.o.
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The Portland Yacht Club is a great place for maritime enthusiasts and families alike. Boaters, sailors, and racers can come together to enjoy the beauty of Casco Bay while celebrating the traditions of the sea. Here, everyone is welcomed with open arms, creating an atmosphere of inclusivity and acceptance. If you have a passion
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  • Sailing

What kind of kids we support

  • Coed
  • Kids


  • Ocean


Minnows Ages 6 -7
Minnows Ages 6 -7
This one-week program (August 22-26) is added on at the end of the summer as an opportunity for young sailors to test the waters. The sailors will become familiar and comfortable with the docks, boats and water as they are exposed to the sport in a fun environment. The sailors will learn to sail our pram dinghies in pairs (and
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Pram Beginner AM and PM Ages 7-8
Pram Beginner AM and PM Ages 7-8
This introductory level class is for younger sailors who are new to sailing and want to learn in a fun environment. Capsize recovery and comfort on the water will be emphasized and the children will sail dinghies (Prams & Optis) close to shore. They will learn parts of the boat, how to rig sails, basic knot tying, good seamanshi
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Opti Intermediate/Advanced  Ages 9-12
Opti Intermediate/Advanced Ages 9-12
This intermediate level class takes the sailors who already have learned the basics of sailing and are ready for instruction that focuses on refining these skills and taking them to the next level. Sailors are encouraged to register for multiple sessions as they become efficient with more advanced sailing techniques. While th
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Location and contact information

40 Old Powerhouse Road, Falmouth, ME, 04105