Corona Virus Status
We hope that you and your family are safe and healthy. It is important that we all follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control, Massachussetts Department of Public Health, and the Town of Ipswich.
The beginning of phase 2 reopening in Massachusetts will allow us to enjoy Junior Sailing this summer with special precautions and limitations. If it becomes apparent that changes or cancellations are required, we will make refunds. The health, safety and well-being of our sailors is our foremost concern.
We are currently busy at work developing special policies and procedures which we will share with you as soon as they are finalized.
Communication will be via email and our social media. We hope that you are all making the best of these circumstances and look forward to seeing you this summer.
Effective immediately, the early registration discount is being extended for the entire season.
Ipswich Junior Sailing 2020
Ipswich Junior Sailing Inc. is a non-profit organization open to all young sailors.
The Ipswich Junior Sailing Program is operated at the Ipswich Bay Yacht Club
Quay Road, P.O. Box 364, Ipswich, Ma. 01938
Ipswich Junior Sailing offers sailing lessons to ALL! Ages 8 and up. Located at Ipswich Bay Yacht Club and sail in Ipswich Bay and Plum Island Sound. Ipswich Junior Sailing, Inc. is a 501©(3) non-profit organization and welcomes all students of any race, color, religion, or national origin…scholarships are also available.
Ipswich Junior Sailing uses 14 Optimist dinghies and 8 Club 420 dinghies as well as a Rhodes 19. These boats are the choice of sailing programs nationwide because they are sturdy on which to learn while providing enough challenge to keep competitive racers engaged. All sailors are grouped by age and abilities. Our racing program offers experienced sailors an opportunity to participate in local and regional regatta’s such as Marblehead Junior Race Week.
There are eight (8) one-week sessions running Monday through Thursday starting the week of June 22 and four (4) two week sessions also Monday through Thursday. One week classes run all day from 9:15 am until 4:15 pm; three hours in the morning and afternoon for a total of twenty-four hours of instruction. Two week classes run mornings from 9:15 am until 12:15 pm. All sailors will have a break at noon for lunch and will need to bring a lunch every day. Sailors (age 8 & 9) it is recommended to sign up for two-weeks of mornings sessions.
Please join our mailing list to be informed of discounts for this season. Upcoming regattas and events.