SAYRA Junior Sailing


The main purpose of the Junior Sailing Committee is to promote the increase and active participation of our Junior Sailors in various yacht classes throughout the SAYRA community.



SAYRA Youth Sailing Racing Pathway Reference Guide

Every youth has a unique sailing pathway, this is just a guide to opportunity’s that exist within SAYRA.

The main program supported by this committee is the SAYRA Junior Grand Prix Championship. The championship is sailed in 5 different classes 420, Open Skiff, Sunfish, Laser and the Optimist. Competitors are required to sail a given number of regattas throughout the year with locations including salt and fresh water environments. Trophies are awarded each year at the annual SAYRA Convention. Membership dues goes to support Youth Sailing.




Junior Grand Prix Championship 


 Junior Code of Ethics



2023 SAYRA Jr All Stars


Submissions are due December 15th. Each current SAYRA member club/organization is asked to submit one nomination for one female junior and one male junior for the 2023 SAYRA Jr All Stars. These are to honor our All Star Juniors at the club level. Choices may be based on talent, sportsmanship, contribution, perseverance, etc. The choice is yours as an organization. Please make sure that your designated organization's representative fills out the below submission form by December 15th.


Submission Form



 Helpful Links

US Optimist Dinghy Association

Laser Class Association

Club 420 Class Association

Olympic Development Program


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