Race Team

GRJSA Race Team Information Summer 2021


  • Practices Only: $225
  • Regattas Only: $70 per regatta if prepaid by June 2nd,  $90 per regatta late registration
  • All Regattas and Practices: $375
  • All registration fees include Race Team t-shirt, regatta fees, and lunches for the Friday regattas

*Chartering of boats and trailers may be available through GRJSA upon request

Race Team Prerequisites:

  • Show proficiency as a skipper through 2020 Instruction on either Butterfly or Opti.

  • Be capable of navigating a race course independently as a skipper from starting sequence to finish line and have participated in GRYC sponsored fleet races (or at another club) for at least one year. (Crew may be aboard)

  • Have parents who are available for regatta duties (boat pack up, chaperons, driving, food)

  • Own your own boat

  • Be a member of the GRYC

Weekly Practice:

Practices Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00-4:00 PM starting June 21st

GRJSA Summer Travel Regatta Schedule

5/29-5/31 Memorial Day Regatta @ Grand Rapids Yacht Club

6/25 – Friday Regatta @ Macatawa Bay Yacht Club

7/3-7/5 – 4th of July Regatta @ Grand Rapids Yacht Club

7/9 – Friday Regatta @ White Lake Yacht Club 

7/13-7/15 – Butterfly Nationals @ White Lake Yacht Club

7/16 – Opti No Tears Regatta @ Grand Rapids Yacht Club

7/23 – Friday Regatta @ Spring Lake Yacht Club

7/28-7/31 – Westerns @ Spring Lake Yacht Club

8/6 – Friday Regatta @ Muskegon Yacht Club

9/4-9/6 – Labor Day Regatta @ Grand Rapids Yacht Club

The 2021 Schedule, Notice of Race (NOR) and Sailing Instructions are posted at westmichiganyouthsailing.org