JP2: Beginner/Intermediate Sailing

JP2 is our two-week intermediate sailing class for children ages 10 and up from the City of Boston.



After students have spent one or two summers at Jamaica Pond in the beginner course, JP1, they should be ready to take on some more advanced sailing in the JP 2 course. This is a 2-week course that invites these more experienced sailors to practice skippering and sailing without an instructor; this session will see them on Ventures as well as RS Quests, which are designed to get sailors comfortable with capsizing and the other basics of sailing in dinghies. Instructors provide diverse activities, games, and drills for sailors to become confident as well as explore the technical side of sailing in preparation to move onto more advanced Steps in Charlestown.

Sample Daily Schedule:
8:45 Arrival
8:45-9:00 Games and Activities in the tent with instructors
9:00-9:30 Chalk Talk – go over the water skill or activity of the morning
9:30-10:00 Rigging the boats
10:00 – 12:00 Sailing
12:00-1:00 Lunch and activities in the tent
1:00-3:00 Sailing
3:00-3:15 Derigging
3:15 Dismissal

Course Information

Dates Duration Tuition
July 1 – July 12 (no program July 4) 2 weeks* See Fees Page
July 15 – July 26 (no program July 22) 2 weeks*
July 29 – August 9 2 weeks*
Jamaica Pond
Daily schedule:
8:45am – 3:15pm
Extended day:
8am – 5pm (*Requires additional $100 tuition)
How fees are set
What to bring each day
Swim test requirement


Courageous Sailing YP Team
Admin Staff