Put-in-Bay Race Team participation will be selected by the racing coaches from competent sailors who are committed to improving racing skills. For sailors interested in racing, we will post the 2024 ILYA Traveler's Series when it is available. See the Inter-Lake Yachting Association Junior Sailing page for all the details and notices (or follow the Inter-Lake Yachting Association link and click on Juniors).
Race Team participants are also required to fundraise to cover costs for team sportswear and the team dinner for Junior Bay Week. Sailors will also be asked to volunteer at our Spaghetti Dinner.
Junior Bay (July 14 to July 18, 2024) participation requirements:
Turn 13 within the calendar year; has not started freshman year of college yet
Be an active junior member or family member of US Sailing
Copy of birth certificate (if first year of participation)
Participate in at least 3 Traveler Series regattas
Be recommended to the Junior Bay Week team by the PIBCSS coaches portion of registration costs (e.g., 2021 cost was $300)Pay a
Parent Participation is crucial in order to have a successful program! As we know, it takes a village, or in our case, an island. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks throughout the season: race team lunches, driving/providing vehicles for off island regattas, etc.. There will be a Race Team parent meeting during the first week of the program at PIBYC.