Some kids get the most fun out of capsize “drills” and sponge fights, some want to race, and some like to travel to different lakes best. Our junior sailing program offers something for everyone.
Youths on the HSC Junior Sailing Team take advantage of some or all of the opportunities to race other juniors in the Inter-Lake Yachting Association (I-LYA), through the I-LYA Traveler Series, and I-LYA Junior Championship Regatta. The team is encouraged to take appropriate level sail instruction, coordinate trips to regattas, and try out for a spot on the Bay Week team.
Hoover has raised some enthusiastic, and successful, junior sailors over the years. They’ve also had a lot of fun, both as a club team, and as two- or three-person crews. The boats most commonly raced in the junior regattas are Optimists, Lasers, Laser Radials, 420′s, and Thistles.