420's, FJ's, and Lasers will both be utilized by this program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The boat you sail will be determined by the team coaches. The boat you will sail at practice will be based on interest, attitude, dedication, attendance, and upcoming regattas.
The spring season will be capped at 45 sailors. Please register and submit payment early to guarantee your spot. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Practices will take place from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.The team will be split into Junior Varsity and Varsity. For more information on this please click on this link - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GZxzVLzJmu_omV3NrdcHbG5ql-6JKZgG9elOBSQSiRI/edit?usp=sharing. Please read this document thoroughly.
Spring Practice ScheduleJunior Varsity Tuesdays, Varsity Wednesdays, and Mixed Thursdays4:00 - 7:00pm
MANDATORY SEASON ORIENTATION. ALL SAILORS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTENDFebruary 20th 4:00 to 7:00
First Official On-The-Water PracticeTuesday, February 26th
Last Official On-The-Water PracticeThursday, May 16th (If we qualify for nationals, we will extend practice by one more week)
Parent Happy HourThursday, February 28, 7:15pm - 8:00pm at the WSC Clubhouse.The parent happy hour is mandatory for parents of all sailors. We encourage your sailor(s) to attend as well.
Eligibility: Open to 7th - 12th graders (depending on size and weight)Novice and experienced sailors are welcome to join the team.Membership at Willamette Sailing Club is REQUIRED to participate in spring & fall programs. See Membership information below.
Swimming Ability & Capsize RecoveryAll sailors will complete a swim test and capsize recovery at the beginning of every season. This is required before sailors get in a boat on the first day of regular practice.
Required DocumentsPlease print and fill out the required forms. If we do not receive your payment and forms by the end of the first week of practice, you will not be able to sail until we receive all of the form listed below, including membership. 1. Medical Release: http://www.willamettesailingclub.com/highschool/documents/medical%20release%20form.pdf
2. Code of Conduct: http://willamettesailingclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/2013-Code-of-Conduct.pdf
Program Fees$450 for the spring seasonMembership dues and work hours are also required. Please see below.Financial aid is available for the program fee to sailors who qualify. Aid is available through The Sailing Foundation, Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation, and Rose City Youth Sailing Society. For more information please see the websites below. The Sailing Foundation - http://thesailingfoundation.org/Rose City Youth Sailing Society - http://www.rosecityyachtclub.org/rcyss Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation - https://oregonyouthsailing.org/
Youth Program MembershipAll sailors who enroll in spring or fall programs are required to be a Youth Member or part of a Regular Membership at Willamette Sailing Club. Please return the Membership application form to the WSC Office no later than the end of the first week of practice. The youth membership is $309/year and sailors must do 10 work hours. Details can be found here (http://willamettesailingclub.com/how-to-join/) and will be available at the parent meeting. Call the WSC office at (503) 246-5345 with any questions.
Youth Membership Application:http://willamettesailingclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/wsc_membership_application-2018.pdf
By completing this form you will be signed up for the High School Sailing Team. All program fees will be charged to your club account and must be paid within 30 days. A 5% finance charge per month will be charged to past due accounts.
Important Contacts: Head Coach: Michael CornewHeadCoach@WillametteSailingClub.com
Program Director: Mitchell BurkeDirector@WillametteSailingClub.com
Club Manager: Brandon RobertsManager@WillametteSailingClub.com
Office Telephone: (503) 246-5345