Fall 2016
  • Registration for Fall is closed.
  • Order PYSF branded sailing gear by clicking here.
  • Fall classes run from September 10 to December 10. (No classes Thanksgiving week)
  • Boats are provided for all introductory level classes.  Boat ownership needed for Race Teams.
  • Professional coaching
  • All sailors must wear a US Coast Guard approved life-jacket
  • Safety boat is present for all sessions
  • Cancellation Policy: $100 service charge for cancellation two weeks prior to first date of class. No refunds within two weeks of class start date.  Those not removed from the wait list due to oversubscription will be refunded class fees.
  • Contact PYSF Treasurer, Karen Werner about scholarships that are available and help PYSF achieve its mission to be a community sailing group that teaches sailing regardless of ability to pay.
2016 Fall Classes

ClassesDescriptionTuition2016 Timing2016 Regattas
Opti Learn-  to-Sail 


Learn the basics of sailing while developing skills to prepare for sailing with others at PYSF and in the Bay Area. Although no experience is necessary, sailors must be comfortable in the water while wearing a life jacket. Ages 8-11. (12 students max). $600Eight Days of Class 
Sat 10am-2pm 

Sept 10, 17
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 5

 *This class does not compete in regattas*
Opti Intro to Racing 




For sailors with less than a year sailing in Optimists (or equivalent), who understand the basics of sailing and want an intro to racing skills. 
Ages 8-11.  (12 students max per class).
$450


Five Days of Class  
Sun 10am-2pm

Sept 11, 18
Oct 2, 9, 16  
*This class does not compete in regattas*

Those that are ready will be invited to join the Opti Race Team for the remainder of the Spring Season.



Opti Race Team



For sailors who have completed Opti Intro to Racing or have experience racing Optimists and seek to refine racing skills in a single handed boat in a class of no more than 12. Boat ownership is mandatory.  Charters available.  Storage included in class fee.
Ages 8 -13.
$800


$1000 when also enrolled in FJ Intro
Wed 3:30-6:30pm  
Sat 11am-4pm            

Every Wed.        

Saturdays:
Sept 10, 17
Oct 8, 15, 22
Nov 12, 19
Dec 3, 10
PCC's @ Ventura YC Sept 24-25           Winter Series #1 @ SFYC Nov 5-6                  Winter Series #2 @ StFYC Dec 3-4    


 FJ Intro For sailors who have outgrown the Optimist and want to learn how to race a double handed boat in preparation for High School racing at an introductory pace.  Ages 11-13.  (12 students max). $450



Five Days of Class
Sun 11am-3pm.  

Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
 *This class does not compete in regattas*
420 Intermediate 




For sailors who want to broaden their sailing knowledge to include sailing with a spinnaker and trapeze. Completion of FJ Intermediate (or equivalent) required.
Ages 12 -18. 
 $450, or

$900 when also enrolled in High School Race Team
Five Days of Class
Sun 11am-3pm.  

Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 Nov 6
 *This class does not compete in regattas*

Those that are ready will be invited to join the 420 Race Team for the remainder of the Spring Season.
420/Laser Race


For sailors who want to continue junior racing outside of the High School Racing program by sailing Lasers and C420's with spinnakers and trapezes. Boat ownership is mandatory.  Charters are available.  Attendence at weekend practice and regatta participation is expected.  Ages 12-18.
$800, or

$1000 when also enrolled in High School Race Team
Wed 3:30-6:30pm    
Sat 11am-5pm   Sun 11am-5pm                        

Every Wed.
Weekends:         
Sept 10, 11
Oct 15, 16, 22, 23
Nov 26, 27
Dec 3, 4
C420 PCC's (Perry #1) @ CBYC Sept 17-18                      
Singlehanded PCC's (High School) @ PYSF Sept 24-25                                                          
Fall Dinghy @ StFYC Oct 29-30                            
Perry Series #2 @ SDYC Dec 10-11
High School Race TeamFor 8th-12th graders who want to compete for their schools at regattas.. High school teams are made up of 4 or more students from the same school and your school does not need to be on the PYSF team list for sailors to join. No experience necessary to be a part of a high school team.$700Tues 3:30-6:30pm  
Thurs 3:30-6:30pm        
Sat Noon-4pm.    

Sept 10-Dec 10
Singlehanded PCC's @ PYSF Sept 24-25            
NorCal 1-Day #1 @ SCYC Oct 1                
NorCal 1-Day #2 @ SCYC Oct 2                    
PCISA #1 @ Monterey Bay YC Oct 8-9    
PCISA Girls Invite @ SDYC Oct 15-16            
Singlehanded Nationals @ Galveston, TX Oct 28-30                                                    
NorCal 1-Day #3 @ EYC Nov 5                  
NorCal 1-Day #4 @ EYC Nov 6                      
PCISA #2 @ NHYC Nov 12-13                          
NorCal Div #1 @ HMB Nov 19-20                                        
PCISA #3 @ USC Jan 7-8