2021 Operations Summary – Adult Program & Rentals

Last updated 4/2/2021

Hours & Info

Adult Program

2021 Season Weekdays Weekends & Holidays
April 24-25 closed 10am – sunset
May 1-30 1pm – sunset** 10am – sunset
Memorial Day – Labor Day 3pm – sunset 9am – sunset
September + October* 1pm – sunset** 9am – sunset
*Fall hours subject to change **closed Mondays during Spring and Fall
  • OPENING WEEKEND April 24th & 25th – Available Fleet: Boats with keels (Sonars, Ideals, Mercuries).
  • Full fleet available starting May 1st!
  • Adult Program members will have the option to either reserve their boat in advance or walk-up day of and sign out a boat.
  • Reservations are limited, the majority of our fleet will be available for walk-ups. Reservations can be booked 2 weeks in advance at 11am. Log into to your member portal to reserve.
  • To ensure a contactless process, you must be able to get into your boat without any physical assistance from our staff.
  • Bathrooms and the outdoor day use lockers will be available. Showers will not.
  • Face coverings must be worn on the dock at all times.

Classes & Testing

Classes
In-person classes will start in May. You can view our class calendar here. Members must sign up for classes through their member portal. Classes open for registration 2 weeks in advance. We encourage members to continue to take advantage of our Virtual Learning Center where they can participate in virtual orientation, take an online rigging class and learn sailing basics in our shore school class. If you have your Green or Yellow Rating we recommend viewing our beginner-novice materials here: Mainsail Learning Resources.

Testing
All testing for our full fleet will be available! Ask at the dockhouse when you sign out your boat. Visit our Adult Program FAQ page to answer questions like “How do I earn ratings?”, “When can I take my test?”, and more.

Sailing Opportunities

Adult Program members: Sailing reservations are limited to twice per week (this does not include or apply to walk-ups). Login to your member portal to book a reservation. Reservations are limited, the majority of our fleet will be available for walk-ups. Guest Privileges are required to bring guests.

Mercury Reservations & Walk-ups (keels only until Saturday May 1st)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: Mercury Green
  • Guest Policy:
    • All crew from the same household – 4 people total (including the member)
    • Crew are not from the same household – 2 people total (including the member). Face coverings must be worn during the duration of your sail.
    • Mercury Yellow or Keel-Mercury Yellow Rating required
Sonar Reservations & Walk-ups
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: Keelboat Green
  • Guest Policy:
    • All crew from the same household – 5 people total (including the member)
    • Crew are not from the same household – 2 people total (including the member). Face coverings must be worn during the duration of your sail.
Ideal Reservations & Walk-ups
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: Keelboat Green
  • Guest Policy:
    • All crew from the same household – 4 people total (including member)
    • Crew are not from the same household – 2 people total (including member). Face coverings must be worn during the duration of your sail.
Laser Reservations & Walk-ups (starting Saturday May 1st)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: Laser Green
420 Reservations & Walk-ups (starting Saturday May 1st)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: 420 Green
  • Guest Policy:
    • Crews must be from the same household.
Windsurf Walk-ups (starting Saturday May 1st)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: Windsurf Green

Ferrying: (Sonars, Ideals, & 420s)
Please listen to all instructions from staff. Wait to be instructed before getting into the launch boat. You and your guests will sit in the bow seats of the Tripp. Face coverings must be worn.

Paddling Opportunities

Paddling is complimentary for Adult Program members and available to rent for the general public. Kayaks and Stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) are available on a walkup basis for members and their guests.

Paddling | Kayaks & SUPs (starting Saturday May 1st)
  • Walk-ups for members
  • Reservations available for the general public.
  • Day(s): Tuesday – Sunday
  • Rating Required: none
  • Guest Policy:
    • Members WITH Guest Privileges – You can take out 1 complimentary vessel per day: Single Kayak or Double Kayak* or SUP. You may rent a second vessel (Single Kayak or Double Kayak* or SUP) at a reduced rate of $16 per person (+ taxes and fees). *Double Kayak – paddlers must be part of the same household. 
    • Members WITHOUT Guest Privileges – You can take out 1 complimentary vessel per day: either a Single Kayak or SUP

Questions?

Please email [email protected] Our team is still handling most administrative tasks from home; email is the best way for us to assist you at this time.

Other Programming

Our Junior Summer and Universal Access Programs are returning this season!

Junior Program

Eligibility: Any child aged 11 – 17 who can swim 50 yards
Membership Cost: Generous sliding-scale from $1 – $395
Dates: June 14 – August 20 2021
Hours: Half-day classes, Monday through Friday
Registration: Open Now! Space is limited; see our schedule here.

 

Universal Access Program

Dates: Memorial Day – Labor Day
Hours: 2021 UAP hours are TBA
Annual Membership: $50 or reduced fee of $1 upon request