A Team of Certified Sailing Coaches

SAYC  has a team of Certified Sailing Instructors dedicated to teaching basic  sailing skills while focusing on personal development, self-confidence  and self-esteem. Our instructors are all US Sailing certified and First Aid and CPR certified. They are all experienced sailors and racers. 

Divided by Skill Range

Classes are divided by skill level ranging from Beginner to Advanced.

Easy Scheduling

Shore Acres Yacht Club offers full day and half day programs. Full day programs run from 9:00-4:00. Half day programs run from 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00. All students may stay for lunch hour from 12:00-12:45 daily. Classes are Monday-Friday and there will be no classes on July 4 or during our annual Iron Man Regatta.

Variety of Boat Options

We offer courses in Optimist, Sunfish, Laser 4.7, Laser Radial, and Club 420. Shore Acres Yacht Club provides club rental boats for first and second year students. These boats will be an Optimist for younger and smaller students. Older and taller students will use either a Sunfish, Laser, or a Club 420.  

Annual Iron Man Regatta

Annual all male Iron Man Regatta open to junior sailors

Annual Golf Tournament to support the Shore Acres Yacht Club Jr. Sailing Program

Junior Sailing Program Rates

Pricing is subject to change or vary, please contact Junior Sailing Coordinator to verify


SAYC Jr. Sailing Application (pdf)


Junior Sailing Coordinator

 Please contact Donna Burslem at (908)578-6992 or DABurslem@gmail.com if you have any questions