$550 per season to participate in the Pontiac Yacht Club high school training program. This expense is paid directly to “Community Sailing School” care of Dr. Lynne Frikker @ PYC
$20-45 per Sailor Entry Fee for each regatta they attend (estimate ~$150/season if you compete in all regattas. Usually includes lunch and light breakfast)
$20 per Sailor ISSA/MISSA team registration fee per season
$50 per sailor per day Regatta Coaching Fee (WAIVED because Roy coaches pro-bono)
Gas & Lodging are extra if required
Equipment Costs (these should be one time expenses):
$30-75 Life Jacket
$50 Sailing Boots
$450 Drysuit (or ~$125 per season if rented from PYC)
There is generally a $200-300 damage deposit the team posts per regatta. If someone damages a boat and is at-fault, we forfeit that deposit
Sailing Pinnies (pullover uniforms) are $75 apiece if lost
Team shirts, jackets and spirit wear are extra
MUDJ Sailing is committed to making sure that financial need is not a limiting factor to a student's participation. Through MUDJ Sailing's partnership with the Pontiac Sailing Education Foundation, students may request tuition assistance for Pontiac Yacht Club High School and Summer training. Some equipment is also available for rent at reduced rates. Students should contact PYC Program Director Eric Ellison or Coach Roy for more information.
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Thomas Hardware (Grosse Pointe)
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Located in Grosse Pointe, for almost 100 years, Thomas Hardware has been supplying sailors around the world with the best products in the industry. More importantly, Todd Jones and the crew are huge supports of local youth sailing. Shop online and enter the code "Fall17" when you check out and get a 20% scholastic discount. Please provide a school name in the comments section.