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Located in Northport Maine, on Penobscot Bay;   44'22.827 N   68'58.048 W
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Sailing School will be in session on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9:30 to Noon,  starting June 24, and ending on August 9.

Registration on line is coming soon, simply click on a specific week (below)  to begin registration.   You may also register in person at the NYC clubhouse from 9 to 9:30 AM. before each class.  
*Pricing subject to change
Tuition - Non members:    $125 per week, $45 single lesson
     Members:            $90 per week, $35 single lesson 
Private lessons, for all ages are available by appointment with the Head Instructor. 

TBD,  Head Instructor
Contact for Head Instructor

Gordon Fuller, Sailing School Liaison

207- 624-2769 (cell),

We are trying out pre-registration for sailing lessons this year. 
Club members are welcome to pre-register (and pay) for a weeks lessons right here on this page, by using the weekly links below.

Please be aware that you must also bring a fully completed, signed registration/ waiver/ Student code of conduct form with you to the first lesson.  No one will be allowed to participate in sailing school without providing us with the completed form.  All Students must bring the completed form signed by a parent or guardian, with them to their first lesson. 

Download the form here:>>NYCSS Registration Waiver & Code of Conduct Form  

Information and Instructions for student registration and online payment: 
1) You must be an NYC member to use the online registration.  If you have not signed in yet, Please do this before registering.
2) Children must be at least 9 years old at the time of the lesson to participate in the Sailing School. .  
3) All sailing School students must be competent swimmers.  A swim test will be administered to all students. 
4) Register for each week of lessons separately.  For each week's registration you may, if needed, register multiple students in one step
5) Remember to download and complete our waiver form, this must be turned in before a student can participate in class. 
6) There will be  $4 surcharge to cover credit card processing fees. 
7) To start the registration process, just click the week below. 

Registration Page Instructions:
1)  click on the week of lesson would like to register for (You can only register for one week at a time. 
2)  on the ensuing page, click the Register now button to start the registration process
3)   You will then be on the page titled "Event Registration- Who's Attending?" 
  3a) Under Primary Registrant, you should check the box next to the button "sign up yourself"  (you are the primary registrant)
3b) in the section just below that, that labeled "Who is Registering " check the button labeled "not me but I am registering x others"   
3c) Click the Next button and continue, entering the name(s) of your student(s) and then click next again to proceed to the payment page. 

Register for Week 2>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 7/1 thru 7/5
Register for Week 3>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 7/8 thru 7/12 
Register for Week 4>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 7/15 thru 7/19
Register for Week 5>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 7/22 thru 7/26 
Register for Week 6>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 7/29 thru 8/2 
Register for Week 7>> Sailing Lessons: Week of 8/5 thru 8/9 

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Past Sailing School Head Instructors (click for list)
Past Sailing School Head Instructors (click for list)

Walter Downs            1967-78  Program Founder

Katrina Carter          1979 -80

Robert “Bob” Collier and

Andy Wakeman            1987-92

Ham Niles               1993

John Ostrom             1994-95

John Butler             1996

Milo Peavey             1997

Margie Spencer Smith -  1998-2005

 assisted By Ed Williams

Emerson Smith           2006

Tori Reilly             2007

Garrett Lojek           2008-09

Danny Webster (V)       2010-11

Alli Webster            2012-13

Philip Smit             2014-15

Erik Ekberg             2016
Erik Ekberg and 
John Eliot Williams     2017
Ben Webster             2018

Our School Registrar
Our Sailing School registrar Lisa Webster, on duty at the clubhouse before lessons