Summer Sailing


Summer Sailing 2014 

Registration is now open! 

Join us for a summer of Sailing and Fun in the Sun in beautiful King Harbor, Redondo Beach! Learn to sail on your very own Optimist sailboat, provided courtesy of the King Harbor Youth Foundation.

The KHYF Summer Sailing Program teaches children of all ages and ability levels the skills and knowledge needed for a lifetime of sailing and ocean experiences.  Classes are friendly and provide a low-pressure environment where children can learn, make friends, build confidence, and have tons of fun!

Beginner, Basic CFJ, Intermediate, and Advanced Classes run in 2-week sessions.  Please see below for session dates and class times.  Remember to mark your calendars for the end of summer festivities--Fun Day and Awards Banquet & BBQ.

Session Dates
Session 1: Session 1: June 23-July 3 $375
Session 2: July 7-July 17 (No class July 11) $375 
Session 3: July 21-August 1 (No class July 24-25) $340 
Session 4: August 4-August 21 $340  

Class Times
Beginner 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (Ages 8+)
Basic CFJ 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (Ages 13+ or by approval)
Intermediate 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Advanced 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
    • "FUN DAY": August 14 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
      • Sailors from ALL sessions are given one last day of fun before the end of the summer!  Activities include relay races, egg toss, watermelon water polo, and more.  Lunch and goodies are included.  Cost is $15 per person.  Please be sure to add this to your cart when you register!
    • "Awards Banquet and BBQ": August 15 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Following a BBQ on the east patio of KHYC, awards will be given to ALL sailors attending the Awards Banquet.  Who was the most improved sailor?  Who won the "Bailer Award?"  Who was the best Girl?  Find out who won these awards, as well as MANY more, and take one last chance to say goodbye to your friends and instructors.  FREE for all summer sailors.  Friends and family can join us for just $10 per person.  Add dinner for friends and family to your cart when you register!

    All boats and equipment are provided by the King Harbor Youth Foundation. Students are encouraged to use their own U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket.

All courses are organized by the King Harbor Youth Foundation(501c3) and hosted by King Harbor Yacht Club. Sailing and instruction will take place at King Harbor Yacht Club and Introductory classes take place inside the calm waters of the King Harbor Marina. For more information about King Harbor Yacht Club, please go to