The Rochester Yacht Club offers a beautiful venue for boating adventures on Lake Ontario off of the Genesee River. With our wide range of program offerings and trained staff, we have programs for all levels of sailors and all different types of watercraft! Whether you are looking for an introduction to sailing and the water for a 6 year old, want to cruise or race a keelboat, or want to learn how to safely operate a powerboat, we have an instructor and a program for you! We look forward to helping you find a lifetime of happiness on the water.
Need help choosing the right class? Contact Waterfront Director Liam Faudree at (585)314-9760 or Liam@rochesteryc.com
Fall High School Sailing 2016
Our high school sailing program is open to any student grades 7-12. We currently host a large number of high school teams from the area. You do not need prior sailing experience to join this program. Our high school teams sail in the spring and fall seasons and participate in local, regional, and national regattas. If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Waterfront Director.
Fall Opti Team 2016
The Fall Opti Race Team will provide current opti sailors with an opportunity to race after the summer season ends, and to prepare them for high school sailing in the future.The fall opti team will practice on Monday and Friday afternoons from 3:30-6:30pm. During the season sailors will work on the basics of racing including; starts, tactics, rules, sail controls, boat speed, mark rounding, and sportsmanship.