Youth Sailing

Balboa Yacht Club provides many opportunities for youth to become involved in sailing. We have an outstanding summer sailing program that is open to members and to the public, a strong high school sailing program, a year round Naples Sabot racing program, and a year round CFJ and C420 racing program. We invite you to come join in the fun!

If you would like more information on any of our top notch sailing programs, please contact:

Junior Sailing Director Adrienne Patterson at or

Head Coach Mike Pinckney at or
949-673-3515 x131

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  • Jr. Sailing Upcoming Events/Calendar
    • Jr. Sailing CalendarOpen Calendar

      New Parent Orientation
  • Summer Program
    • Thank you for your interest in the BYC Junior Summer Sailing Program. We look forward to a FUN and SAFE summer season on the water with your sailor. There is no better way to spend your time than by sailing on the beautiful waters of Newport Beach! The Summer Program is OPEN to BYC Members and Non-Members.

      It is the mission of the Balboa Yacht Club sailing department to promote fair and safe sailing, instill a life-long love of our sport, and above all, to keep it fun. This summer, we have a great group of highly qualified coaches that are eager to share their knowledge with the BYC junior sailors. We hope you can join us!

      Please feel free to contact our Junior Sailing Director, Adrienne Patterson, by email or call 949.673.3515 ext. 138 with any questions you may have about the Summer Sailing Program.

      Summer Sailing Program Brochure
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      Summer Sailing Online Registration
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      Junior Anglers Program
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      Junior Angling Online Registration
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      Medical/Liability/Disciplinary Form(s)
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      Other Helpful Links
      SCYYRA Calendar (Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association)
      INSA (International Naples Sabot Association Website)
      Club 420
      PCISA (Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association)
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  • Races
  • Governor's Cup
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