Welcome to the WSC Training Page
                               Training programs for Juniors and Adults.

Windycrest Sailing Club has a long tradition of excellence in junior sailing in the southwest region of the country. For over 50 years Windycrest has been training junior sailors that participate in CSSA regional events, US Sailing Junior Championships, sail in collegiate programs, and pursue our sport after reaching adulthood. We also offer adult training programs for beginning and novice sailors. Occasionally we have seminars and courses for advanced cruising and racing sailors. Windycrest training programs strives to improve your sailing skills regardless of your level of expertise, allowing you to reach you sailing goals. All WSC training is overseen by US Sailing certified instructors. The Club owns Optimist, Sabot, Sunfish, Club 420, and Laser fleets for training purposes. 

If you are interested in learning to sail, the Windycrest training programs are a great place to start. It is a fun, low key, inexpensive place to begin. Minimum age to participate is 8 years old, and you're never too old to learn. Contact the Windycrest Rear Commodore for complete details on how you can get started enjoying the lifelong sport of sailing.

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     Junior Training Registration   Adult Training Registration

  All junior sailors must have a signed Emergency Medical Authorization

Regular Members - 1st person in household included in membership Included in regular dues
     Additional persons included in membership $60.00
Associate Members* (Fee is in addition to Associate Membership Dues)
Fee includes use of one boat and training materials for 1st person in family.
      Additional family members will be charged a training fee
      Membership includes all immediate family members.
      Training Boat Usage Fee - (for each extra family member participant) $60.00
Non house hold relative (includes Associate membership) $256.00

JUNIOR SAILING  -  Information Sheet for 2020
                                                                      Is being updated

2020 Training Director is Eric Burkhardt. 801-928-4658 -training.director@windycrest.com           
  In addition to the link above sign-up will also be available at the Chili Cook-off. 

Tentative Daily Schedule for the Juniors (check information sheet for full schedule):
        9:00 AM - boat set-up.
        9:30 AM to 12:00 pm - sailing, training.
      12:00 PM - Lunch (pack from home).
        1:00  to 2:15 PM - Sailing
        2:15 to 3:00 PM - Stow gear, review.
        4:00 PM Session Over.

Contact Rear Commodore directly for any questions pertaining to Windycrest's junior sailing program.
  She looks forward to hearing from you.

Program Date Location
Sign-ups Contact the Rear Commodore    2020 Exact Schedule TBD
Swim Test TBD To Be Announced
Junior Training 1st Day Monday  June 8, 2020 Windycrest Sailing Club
Junior Training 2nd Day Tuesday  June 9, 2020 Windycrest Sailing Club
Junior Training 3rd Day Wednesday  June 10, 2020 Windycrest Sailing Club
Junior Training 4th Day Thursday  June 11, 2020 Windycrest Sailing Club
Junior Training 5th Day Friday  June 12, 2020 Windycrest Sailing Club
Adult Training Begins TBD Windycrest Sailing Club
Windybowl Club Junior Championship June TBD Windycrest Sailing Club

The Adult Training Coordinator for 2020 is Lisa Weatherholt - rear.commodore@windycrest.com

2020 Adult Sailing Lessons Adult Sailing Training will be offered as a two month long course meeting two times a week, Tuesdays from 6:00pm until sunset and Saturdays from 9:00am until 3pm. Classes will begin on Saturday, April 14th and run through Saturday, June 16th. 
Please check the Events Calendar for exceptions to these dates.

Lisa and her group of helpers are looking to help beginning and novice sailors and boat owners be comfortable and safe from the time they cast off until they return to the dock.

You will be using and critiquing your own boat and systems.  Safely approach and depart docks and anchorages. Learn better boat and sailing handling.

The training group will strive to be flexible enough to cater to your individual needs and skills.

Give Lisa a call if you think you need a little help taking your sailing to the next level.