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2021 Adult Sailing Classes

  • Everyone is happy to be back together on the first day of Waterlilies 2017!

Waterlilies 2021

Once again, this VERY popular program helping women learn to sail (and race) in a relaxed environment is on our QYC calendar for this coming summer.

Classes are scheduled for Friday mornings from 9:45 to Noon, on the following dates:

July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, August 6th & Aug. 13th. We will meet on the Harbor House deck, as usual.

We request a donation from each participating Waterlilies student: QYC Members, $200 and Non-Members, $300.

We welcome as many (fully vaccinated) sailors to join the fun as space allows. This year we are implementing a two-step process to manage the size of the class. After accepting QYC members, we will give priority to non-members who are new to the program or have participated for only 1 prior year. "Regulars" are encouraged to pursue membership in the club. (See the membership tab, above. We can help you with that.)

Please follow this procedure once registration opens:

  1. All interested QYC members please email Ali Rodin by May 15 at: alirodin@gmail.com and send in your check to reserve your spot.
  2. Non-members interested in registering should email alirodin@gmail.com, before sending in a check. Once we know the number of members registered, we will open the remaining spots for registration to non-members. (When non-members hear from us that you have a spot, you can send in a check to confirm your registration.)

Safety Information: Bring a Coast Guard approved life jacket, sun screen, cell phone, water and a hat. Life jackets are required for all participants when on the water.

Thank you to all our experienced volunteer instructors who share their time, boats, and love of sailing with us; without you this program could not happen. Also, sign up if you can ferry students to their sailboats and act as a chase boat.

Keep an eye out for Waterlilies email blasts coming soon!!

Ali Rodin and Betsy Zimmerli, and Sally Reid. Waterlilies Chairs





  • Private Lessons for Adults: QYC offers private lessons for adults after Sailing Program class hours, in accordance with instructor availability. Contact QYC at info@quissettyachtclub.org, for information on pricing and availability.