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Welcome to OYC Sailing Education Program!

Welcome to the OYC Sailing Education Program!


We partner with the wonderful Olympia Parks and Rec to run our Summer Sailing Education Classes. Prospective parents and sailors can register for all of our courses except our race teams (more information will be available shortly) through Olympia Parks and Recreation.


To see full class descriptions and register for Summer Sailing Courses please visit:

Olympia Parks and Recreation: Experience It! Website . . . and search for “sailing”


Contact Information for the OYC Sailing Education Program


Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation

Customer Service



  • Registration

  • Payment for Sailing Education Courses

  • Park and Rec specific scholarships

  • Private Lessons

  • High School & Middle School Teams

  • Race Teams


Sailing Education Committee Chair:  Mary Fitzgearld



  • Adult Womens Sailing Courses

  • Women’s Boating Seminar

  • Membership for adult sailors


Adult Sailing Coordinator / Instructor:  Justin Hinchcliffe




Adult Summer Sailing Courses

Head Coach/Sailing Program Director:  Sarah Hanavan


Olympia Yacht Club High School Sailing Team Website


Summer Email: oycjuniorsailing@gmail.com

  • Questions about what class to take

  • Joining the Race Team

  • Joining the High School or Middle School Teams in the Fall


High School Sailing and Middle School Sailing Team Email: oychighschoolsailing@gmail.com

  • Summer Junior Sailing