Advance your skills, meet new friends, and learn how to sail FAST. The Rocky Point Race Team develops young sailors into confident and capable youth racers. Race Team options are available for a range of experience levels and age ranges.

All race team practices take place at Rocky Point. Race Team members will have to opportunity to attend regattas hosted lower mainland and around BC. Program costs do not include sailor incurred travel and accommodation costs, or regatta registration fees.


Opti Race Team

Ages: 8 to 13
Prerequisite: CANSail 1

The Opti Race Team is ideal for active youth, ages 8 to 13, who want to level up their sailing skills! Sailors will learn how to compete in races, all while building confidence, independence, and sportsmanship in a safe and fun team-based environment.

Programs are run using the Optimist Dinghy – an ideal boat for younger or smaller sailors, and those who are new to racing. Due to a smaller sail area, it is recommended that sailors weigh less than 110lbs.

Spring Season Schedule

Training

March 31 – June 25  | Sundays 12:00PM to 3:30PM | Tuesdays 4:30PM to 7:30PM

Regattas

– Kitten Cup @ Royal Van, April 20-21

– Waves @ Royal Van, June 22-23


Youth Race Team

Ages: 12 to 18
Prerequisite: CANSail 2

The Rocky Point Youth Race Team is tailored for sailors wanting to explore competitive sailboat racing. Sailors train twice a week at Rocky Point, developing advanced boat handling skills and learning how to use race tactics and strategies.

Youth Race Team options are available in both C420 and Laser Dinghies. Coaches will work with sailors to find the best boat for their development level and goals.

The C420 is a double-handed youth development class: sailors race with a partner, and will develop strong teamwork and communication skills. This class is perfect for youth who are new to racing, or enjoy racing together with friends.

The Laser is a single-handed class, popular worldwide. The most competitive class in BC, this class is ideal for sailors with some racing experience who want to improve and refine their racing skills at a high performance level. 

Spring Season Schedule

Training

March 31 – June 25  | Sundays 12:00PM to 3:30PM | Tuesdays 4:30PM to 7:30PM

Regattas

– Kitten Cup @ Royal Van, April 20-21

– Waves @ Royal Van, June 22-23


Administrative

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Refund Policy

2+ weeks prior to course start date: 80% Refund

Within 2 weeks of course start date: 50% Refund