Edgewater Yacht Club, Inc.
6700 Memorial Shoreway NW
Cleveland, Ohio 44102

Yard / Service / Gas Dock:                                 216-281-1518
Office: 216-281-6470
Bar: 216-281-2441
Guard: 216-281-5013
Pool: 216-281-1091

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Program Overview

Summer Sail Camp at Edgewater Yacht Club is open to children between the ages of 8 and 18 years old, and offers sailing instruction for sailors who have no sailing experience or who have sailed previously but are interested in continuing to hone their skills. The camp's experienced and enthusiastic staff provides hands-on instructions in an encouraging environment. Regardless of skill level, sailors can enjoy activities related to sailing such as knot tying, sail trimming and rigging, racing strategies, emergency drills, swim testing and more.

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Program Benefits

It Teaches Valuable Skills

Sailing is a skill that can be used for both recreation and transportation. If you know how to sail, you can take your boat out for a leisurely day on the water, travel to new places, or compete in local and national competitions. Learning how to sail can also be a valuable asset if you find yourself in an emergency situation at sea.

It's a Great Workout

In addition to being a useful skill, sailing is also a great workout. Sailing requires the use of large muscle groups, which helps to tone the body and improve cardiovascular fitness. Spending time on the water can also help to reduce stress levels and improve mental well-being.

It's Fun

Last but not least, sailing is simply fun! There's something about being out on the open water that is both exhilarating and relaxing. If you're looking for a hobby that you can enjoy for years to come, sailing is definitely worth considering.

Program Details

  • Participants: Children ages 8 to 18
  • Dates: June 12 2023 to July 21 2023
  • Session(s): Six weeks; Monday through Friday; 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Location: Edgewater Yacht Club
  • Asset(s): Sail Cubes, Optimist and C420
  • Pricing:
    • Members: $1,200 if registration completed prior to May 15th ($1,300 thereafter)
    • Non-members: $1,400 if registration completed prior to May 15th ($1,500 thereafter)
    • Financial assitance may be available, please contact the On-The-Water Director at otwdirector@eycweb.com to discuss options.

Our young sailors get the opportunity to learn while having fun sailing small boats under the supervision of our certified instructors.  Skills taught include basic sailing, boating safety, boat handling, knots, wind and weather, rigging, points of sail, team work, etc.
Registration is open to children, grandchildren and foster children of Edgewater Yacht Club members and non-members alike with member’s having priority.  Registration is filled on a first come, first serve basis due to its popularity.  All campers should have a desire to learn to sail or advance their sailing skills.  Applications/Release Forms and Fees are available on the EYC website in mid-April.

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Instruction is provided by USSA (United States Sailing Association)  certified instructors.


Sail cubes, Optimists and C420's are provided. Participants may bring their own boat.



For questions regarding camp operations, please contact the Edgewater Yacht Club On-The-Water Director, Karl Felger, at otwdirector@eycweb.com


For questions regarding sail camp billing, please contact Edgewater Yacht Club's Office accounting@eycweb.com or (216) 281-6470.