Mission Statement –  Junior Sailing Program

The mission of Del Rey Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing Program is to promote regional, national, international amateur sailing, maritime education and competition.  Del Rey Yacht Club supports this program and activities for its members, and non-members, with the provision of training activities, facilities, equipment and encouragement.  We endorse an interest in sailing education and maritime arts and science.


Respect of the sport and respect for others; Sportsmanship; Racing Skills; Boat Handling; Self-Confidence; Appreciation of teamwork; Self-reliance; Personal Development, Competition Goals; To continue to perpetuate the level of competition we have attained in the past.

The following events and organizations are an integral part of the annual schedule for Del Rey Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing Program:
  • Royal NZ Yacht Squadron International Youth Match-Racing Championships
  • The Governor’s Cup / Match Racing
  • CISA – California International Sailing Association annual racing clinic
  • US Sailing Junior Olympic Youth Championships
  • US Sailing Sears / Bemis / Smythe series
  • US Sailing Regional Junior Olympic Festivals – all fleets
  • Pacific Coast Championships – Laser and Laser Radial
  • Olympic Classes Regattas
  • US Laser Nationals, Laser Worlds
  • US Sailing Junior Women’s Single Handed Championships, Nancy Letier Cup
  • US Sailing Junior Women’s Double Handed Championships, Ida Lewis Trophy
  • Nagy Team Race, eliminations and finals
  • US Sabot High Points
  • US Sabot Nationals, High School Sailing
  • Cressy High School Single Handed Lasers