Helpful Documents and Frequently Asked Questions

Document 6: Boat Charter Form

Do I need a boat for my child?

Mini and Orange fleet sailors are not required to charter or own their own boat. Once your sailors moves up to Green fleet you are required to own or charter a boat. HYC has a very limited amount of boats that are available for charter. If you need a charter boat please download the form and email it to Laura.

As a parent do I need to know how to sail?

No! And you will not be alone, many of our parents are not sailors. If you are interested in learning more about sailing, Houston Yacht Club offers lots of opportunities for you to learn!

Do I have to stay at HYC while my child sails?

For weekend practice and summer camps parents do not need to stay and are encouraged to watch from a distance if they do stay around. For many of the summer camps there are volunteer opportunities.  Please contact Laura if you are interested.

Do I need to be a member of the Houston Yacht Club to participate in practice or summer camps?

Membership is required to participate in any Ragnot program. Student memberships are available; please contact Laura for details.

Is there a late Registration Fee for Summer Camps?

Yes, a late registration fee of $50 will be applied for any registration after May 31st.

If I cancel my registration for Summer Camp will I get a full refund?

Cancellations made before May 31st will be refunded for the entire price of the camp. There will be no refunds after May 31st.

Is there a sibling discount?

For two or more sibling in the same fleet and program there is a $25 discount.