COLLEGIATE SAILING

With our fleet that includes (12) identical and well maintained C-420 sailboats, as well as over a dozen Lasers in very good condition and all 3 rig sizes available, SBJSA offers the perfect location and boats for a collegiate sailing team or recognized collegiate club that wishes to practice and improve their sailing skills. In addition, SBJSA also has the resources and capability to host an intercollegiate regatta from mid-April to mid-October.

Currently and for the last several years, SBJSA is the proud host of the collegiate Sailing Club from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Approximately 30 RIT students utilize our facilities and boats for an 8-week practice season in fall (early Sept to early November) and 6 weeks in the spring (late March to early May) of the academic year. In addition to use of Lasers and 420s, we also make a Boston Whaler available for use as a coach and safety boat.

Due to our own staffing limitations that sometimes occur, we’re not always able to provide coaching services during the spring or fall, but we can often offer suggestions about area personnel that can provide coaching capability, if we can’t. If your club or team needs coaching during the summer months, it’s likely we can provide that service.

Please contact SBJSA Vice President Ed St. George at president@sbjsa.org or 585-298-0112 to learn more about setting up a collegiate program for your school and the contract framework we utilize for that relationship, including cost.

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