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Learn to Sail in Rock Hall

posted Mar 7, 2018, 5:23 AM by Connie Ranney

Our 2018 summer sailing programs are set! We offer hands-on sailing instruction private lessons and classes classes for ages 5 and up. Learn to sail or improve your sailing skills in Rock Hall MD at RHYCSS.

Come to Rock Hall and see why our sailing venue is second to none on the Chesapeake Bay! Our sailing instructors are US Sailing certified and we're committed to our mission of instilling the love of sailing and the water in a structured, fun and safe environment.

See our website for details or call us at 410-775-8225 with any sailing questions. 

2018 RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser - April 14, 2018

posted Jan 30, 2018, 10:16 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 7:33 AM ]

The Sailing School's 10th annual fundraiser! 
Open to all! 
A delicious meal (including Harry's homemade meatballs!) served by our RHYCSS junior sailors. 
Please let us know if you'd like the 5pm or 7pm seating or Take-out.  
Adults $13
Children $6 under 12 years old
Doors open at 4pm on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Rock Hall Yacht Club.
All proceeds benefit Youth Sailing!

We'll also have a silent auction during dinner.

Make reservations for the 2018 RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner online: https://goo.gl/forms/wvYuhC2siJ5arkzm1 
Or call RHYCSS at 410-775-8225

Save these 2018 dates

posted Jan 4, 2018, 12:13 PM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Jan 20, 2018, 9:49 AM ]

RHYC to host the MD State Championship Regatta and more...


The Rock Hall Yacht Club has been selected to host the 2018 Maryland State Championship Junior Sailing Regatta! This is a an annual regatta held on the Chesapeake Bay and typically draws 125 to 150+ Optimist, Laser Radial, and C420 racers and their families and coaches from around our region. We are excited to team with RHYC to host this regatta - please mark the dates now. We'll need volunteers, sponsors, donors, and lots of energy. Please contact Connie at RHYCSS@gmail.com with ideas and to sign up to help.
 
Here's what's on tap for 2018 - save the dates!
  • 10th Annual RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser - Sat, April 14, 2018
  • OPEN SAIL - Sat, May 26, 2018
  • Sailing School programs start - Mon, June 18, 2018
  • Maryland State Championship Junior Regatta - Thu - Fri, June 28-29, 2018

OPEN SAIL & OPEN HOUSE - May 28, 2017

posted May 4, 2017, 3:56 PM by Connie Ranney   [ updated May 4, 2017, 3:57 PM ]

The Rock Hall Yacht Club (RHYC) and Rock Hall Yacht Club Sailing School (RHYCSS) are hosting an Open House and Open Sail and invite the public to be their guests for a day on Memorial Day Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 11 am until 4 pm. (Rain date is Monday, May 29.) Guests are welcome to tour the clubhouse and waterfront while enjoying one of the most beautiful waterfront venues in Kent County. Come find out about our exciting shoreline restoration and preservation plans.There will be free sailboat rides, free use of the RHYCSS boats and SUPs (subject to favorable weather conditions), food & refreshments for purchase, music, and games. 

In operation since 2003, the mission of the RHYC Sailing School (RHYCSS) is to instill a lifelong love of sailing and the water in children and adults by teaching sailing skills in a structured, safe and fun environment. Six levels of sailing courses are offered this summer for all ages and all skill levels. Courses are taught by experienced, US Sailing-certified instructors and safety is the foremost priority. The RHYCSS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and donations to the school are used for sailing school scholarships and equipment.

Find out more about our sailing school and it's offerings while enjoying time in and around the lovely Eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay! Further information is available by emailing us at rhycss@gmail.com or calling 410-775-8225.

2017 RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner - April 22, 2017

posted Mar 27, 2017, 4:18 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 4:24 AM ]

The Sailing School's 9th annual fundraiser! 
Open to all! 
A delicious meal (including Harry's homemade meatballs!) served by our RHYCSS junior sailors. 
The RHYCSS Spaghetti Servers
Please let us know if you'd like the 5pm or 7pm seating or Take-out.  
Adults $13
Children $6 under 12 years old
Doors open at 4pm at the Rock Hall Yacht Club.
All proceeds benefit Youth Sailing!

We'll also have a silent auction during dinner and sock burning ceremony at approximately 8 pm.

Make reservations for the 2017 RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner online: https://goo.gl/forms/4tVc4BiJXjUtfb1e2 
Or call RHYCSS at 410-775-8225

HELP WANTED - Summer 2017

posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:48 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Jan 23, 2017, 1:38 PM ]

The RHYC Sailing School is hiring sailing instructors, and interns for our summer 2017 season. Please review job qualifications and apply here: http://sailingjobs.sail1design.com/Employment/sailing-instructors--summer-2017-listing-4284.aspx

We are also hiring a head coach for our Racing Team. Job posting is here: http://sailingjobs.sail1design.com/Employment/head-coach-listing-4342.aspx

Questions can be directed to rhycss@gmail.com

RHYCSS Open Sail - Saturday, May 28, 2016

posted May 3, 2016, 3:28 PM by Connie Ranney   [ updated May 27, 2016, 9:22 AM ]

In conjunction with the Rock Hall Yacht Club Open House and Membership Drive, the RHYCSS Open Sail will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016. 

We welcome the public to discover RHYC and RHYCSS! We'll have
  • Free sailboat rides
  • Free use of SUP
  • Food & Refreshments
  • Music
  • Games
  • Silent Auction
  • and more...!
If you are an RHYC member or a RHYCSS sailor please come out and enjoy the day! This is a free event (no entrance fee) and we encourage all past present and future sailors to join us at one of the best sailing venues on the Chesapeake Bay!

While there are no membership requirements for RHYCSS sailing classes, the Rock Hall Yacht Club is offering limited time waiver of the Membership Initiation Fee to new members who join between May 1 and June 5, 2016. Any new member that joins the RHYC and also enrolls in a sailing class will be granted a 15% discount on a sailing class (pending availability in that class; cannot be combined with any other offer).

We are looking forward to meeting you and getting you out on the water on memorial day weekend 2016!

Annual RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner - April 16, 2016

posted Apr 1, 2016, 7:36 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Apr 1, 2016, 10:30 AM ]

The Sailing School's 8th annual fundraiser! RHYCSS Spaghetti Dinner 2016 - Annual Fundraiser to support junior sailingOpen to all! A delicious meal (including Harry's homemade meatballs!) served by our RHYCSS junior sailors. 
Please let us know if you'd like the 5pm or 7pm seating or Take-out.  
Adults $12
Children $6 under 12 years old
Doors open at 4pm at the Rock Hall Yacht Club.
All proceeds benefit Youth Sailing!

Make reservations by clicking here 
or call 410-775-TACK or email rhycss@gmail.com

Help Wanted - Head Sailing Coach - Summer 2016

posted Jan 6, 2016, 9:01 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Jan 20, 2016, 4:25 PM ]

The RHYC Sailing School is interviewing for a sailing coach for our junior racing team. RHYCSS junior sailors compete in CBYRA regattas from mid June to mid August and we need an experienced sailor / racer with coaching expertise to oversee our Opti / Laser Radial / C420 sailors for weekday practice and regattas both home and away. Travel required. Hourly pay rate is very competitive. Housing options available. Contact Connie at 410-775-TACK for more details. Please review qualifications online at http://sailingjobs.sail1design.com/employment/head-coach-listing-3811.aspx

Help Wanted - Sailing Instructors for Summer 2016

posted Dec 30, 2015, 9:13 AM by Connie Ranney   [ updated Jan 6, 2016, 8:55 AM ]

The RHYC Sailing School is hiring sailing instructors for our summer 2016 season. Please review job qualifications and apply here: http://sailingjobs.sail1design.com/Employment/ListingDisplay.aspx?lid=3758
Questions can be directed to rhycss@gmail.com

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