Grand Lake Yacht Club, Grand Lake CO | Established 1902 

GLYC Sailing School

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2023 Sailing School Update

GLYC Sailing School Launches an Extended Season:

    • Because we can’t get enough of summer days on the water in beautiful Grand Lake with students learning to trim the sails and steer their boats, we have added a fifth week to the program.  Please note that week one is the last week of June with week 5 being right before Regatta Week.

General Information:

Students age 7-17

Hours: 10 am – 4:00 pm at the Grand Lake Yacht Club

No sailing experience is necessary, the program is for all levels

Awards BBQ for families on the last day of each session

2023 Sailing School dates:

Week 1: Monday, June 26-Thursday, June 29

Week 2: Monday, July 3 (4th of July off), Wednesday, July 5-Friday, July 7

Week 3: Monday, July 10-Thursday, July 13

Week 4: Monday, July 17-Thursday, July 20

Week 5: Monday, July 24-Thursday, July 27


    • Available from 8-10 am every morning that Sailing School is in session.  No registration is required for this drop-in program designed for children between the ages of 3-6 ($30 a day)
    • We have a terrific, experienced and enthusiastic group of instructors, many with US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certification.  
    • The team is led this year by head instructors: 
      • Caroline (CC) Capra
      • Annie DeAlessi
      • Nina Lubchenco
Fees and Registration:
    • Online registration opens for members’ children and grandchildren on Monday, February 13 at 9:00 am. 
    • Member pricing is  $375/week valid through March 13
    • Registration opens for non-members on Monday, March 13 at 9:00 am when the tuition for all registrations increases to $450/week.
    • Each session is limited to 45 students. Please register early.
    • Cancellation policy: Refunds subject to a $25 processing fee. Cancellations within two weeks of the session will receive a 50% refund.
    • Limited financial aid is available for those who qualify.  For inquiries please email 

    • Please sign the waiver upon registering for sailing school.  


Sean Waters

Sailing School Director

Bonnie Sutherland 

Sailing School Administrator

Text: 720 202-6201

1128 Lake Avenue | Grand Lake, CO 80447  |  Email:

Mailing Address: PO Box 983, Granby, CO 80446

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