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Our goal is to introduce Junior Sailors at BYC into the sport of sailing in an environment that grows their passion to stay in the sport for life while giving sailors the tools they need to perform at events to the best of their ability.






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Are you interested in joining Balboa Yacht Club? 

Please contact 

Kristi Underwood

Communications & Membership Director

949.673.3515 x135
[email protected]

[email protected]

Junior Board Application 2023

Throughout the year, Balboa Yacht Club Juniors travel to regattas up and down the West Coast and nationally. Youth sailors compete in US Sailing and Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association (SCYYRA) sanctioned events.

  • Newport Harbor For a complete list of all the summer program racing in the bay, go to the Balboa Bay Fleet website.
  • SCYYRA (Southern California Youth Yacht Racing)

    Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association Balboa Yacht Club Junior Sailors are very involved with sailing US Sailing, SCYYRA and PCISA events throughout the year. Sailors attend multiple class events such as the Perry Series in C420s, the Shadden Series in CFJs, and the North and Dick Sweet series in Naples Sabots.. Youth sailors from Balboa Yacht Club have an extremely active sailing calendar and attend events almost every weekend throughout the year.

Helpful Links with Calendars & Race Information

US Sailing
Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association
Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association
International Naples Sabot Association
Club 420 Class Association
CFJ Class Association
United States Optimist Dinghy Association


For more information on our Junior Programs please contact:
Susannah Chapman - Junior Sailing Director 
[email protected] 
(949) - 673 - 3515 Ext 131

Emily O'Connell - Junior Sailing Directors Assistant
[email protected]
(949) - 673 - 3515 Ext 138

Frankie Dair - Head Coach and Match Racing Coordinator
[email protected]
(949) - 673 - 3515 Ext 155

Kristi Underwood - Communications & Membership Director
[email protected]
949.673.3515 Ext 135