Niantic Bay Yacht Club

Junior Sailing Program

The Niantic Bay Sailing Academy and NBYC offer an exceptional sailing experience for young sailors. The schedule and program get young sailors on the water sooner, learning sailing basics faster with an emphasis on having FUN! There is a suitable slot for every young sailor interested in learning sailing, seamanship or racing.

Visit NBSA's site

We are excited about our terrific team of instructors. The lead instructor will be Olivia Shluger. Returning this year are Griffin Pilz and James Sowa. Parker Colantuono and Caroline Healy will serve as new instructors, and Dave Dickerson will again present his popular Beginner Boot Camp. This team of instructors has a wide range of skills that benefit our sailors. Visit NBSA's site for program details.


2017 Junior Sailing Events at NBYC

When Event
June 30thCT/RI Lightning Jr. Champions, USSailing Area B Qualifier, 2 days.
NOR Amendment 1
NOR NOR + Amendment 2
NOR Amendment 3
July 1st photos and video>.
July 1st drone video>.
Photos from Dave Perry Clinic, 6/30.
Dave Perry Clinic Photos from Julia Cronin.
Dave Perry Training Videos.
Race Results
July 12thOptis, Lasers, 420s—Larry White USSailing Junior Olympics, USSailing Area B Bemis and Smythe Qualifier
Junior Olympic Notice of Race
NOR Amendment
Sailing Instructions for lasers and 420s
•Course diagrams for Lasers and 420s only
Sailing Instructions and course diagrams for Optis and Blue Jays
July 13th420s—start of the ECSA Junior 420—Volvo Offshore Event.