Advanced Classes

Opti Racing
(8-15 Years Old)
Less than 95 lbs
Opti Racing is for sailors who love the sport and want to focus on racing skills. The class is appropriate for sailors who have completed Intermediate Opti and wish to focus on racing and competing at JSA events. Sailor provides their own boat.
 
Sailors weighing more than 95 lbs may consider registering for Intermediate Sloops in the morning.
 
Laser Racing
(12-17 Years Old)
At least 110 lbs
Like the Optimist for younger kids, the Laser is the worldwide standard for single-handed racing for both teens and adults. The Laser Racing Program is for intermediate to advanced sailors that want to race Lasers competitively in JSA events and beyond. Sailor provides their own boat.
 
420 Racing
(12-18 Years Old)
At least 110 lbs
The Club 420 is a high-performance race boat. The Club 420 Racing Program is for intermediate and advanced sailors who want to improve their racing skills, including spinnaker and trapeze work. Club 420 Racing sailors will also compete in JSA events.  Sailors are encouraged to provide their own boat. Limited charter boats are available.
 
Big Boat Sailing
(12-17 Years Old)
SYC members provide boats for use and act as mentors for young sailors. Practice takes places twice a week and sailors will participate in the Tuesday Breakwater Series as well as Thursday Ideal 18 Fleet Racing to learn race committee responsibilities. Sailors will compete in Junior Safety at Sea, JSA Navigation & Seamanship Competition, Beach Point Overnight and Dorade Trophy.