Youth Sailing

Share Your Youth-Sailing Memories with Us

We can remember our junior sailing days as if they were yesterday. It was summer, a hallowed time for kids. No school, no shoes, no worries, just sailing, and long, lazy days beaching your boat and swimming and jumping off docks.

When You Drop Everything to Sail to Mexico

I was presented with an opportunity to go sailing, but not just for a weekend or a day — this was a three-month commitment. While I admit the decision wasn’t too difficult to make, I did experience a period of anguish over the chaos that would ensue once I told my boss I was going.
Latitude 38 February Cover

Before We Say Goodbye to 2019

We're about to launch into a new year and new decade with lots of sailing ahead. Before we do we wanted to share a look back at the past year.
Anna and Enya sailing

A New Favorite Boat for Teenage Sailors

Could anyone blame me for being so excited over a fast, new, two-person dinghy with an asymmetrical spinnaker and an open back? This excitement only built when…
Two Elliott 7s with spinnakers

West Coast Teams Travel to Youth Regattas

A team of young people from San Francisco and Annapolis YCs and a team from Cal Maritime Academy dominated the competition. The two were tied on points…
Tor leading around a mark

Calling Youth Sailors!

Are you a sailor and still in grade school or high school? Do you get back to the dock and all you can do is talk about what happened out there?

The Siebel Center at TISC Is Open for Business

Yesterday marked the official opening of the Siebel Center — a sailing program that aims to increase diversity and opportunity for youth in the sport of sailing — at Treasure Island Sailing Center, or TISC. More »
Raft-up at Vallejo YC

A Shout-Out for the YRA Calendar

As the big fall regattas wind down this month and midwinter series begin next month, it’s time to look ahead to 2020. Laura Paul at the Yacht Racing Association is hard at work assembling the YRA Master Schedule.