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HYSA Advanced ILCA Clinic with Steve Mitchell, May 31-June 2, 2024
HYSA Advanced ILCA Clinic with Steve Mitchell, May 31-June 2, 2024

Fri, May 31


Kaneohe Yacht Club

HYSA Advanced ILCA Clinic with Steve Mitchell, May 31-June 2, 2024

Level up your sailing skills with America One Racing Olymic Coach, Steve Mitchell!

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Time & Location

May 31, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 02, 2024, 4:30 PM

Kaneohe Yacht Club, 44-503 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA

About the Event

HYSA Advanced ILCA Clinic, May 31 - June 2, 2024

3-day Clinic with Steve Mitchell

Train with America One Racing Olympic Coach, Steve Mitchell

This is a unique opportunity to attend a clinic with a top A1R Olympic coach, Steve Mitchell, without traveling to the mainland. Steve is excited to meet and engage you with a fun-packed learning agenda for three days in Kaneohe Bay.

Steve Mitchell was born in England and now lives in Toronto, Canada. He was a member of the British Sailing Team from 2001 – 2007 sailing with Ian Percy. Together they were the 2002 Star World Champions, 6th at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, and the 2005 Star European Champions.

Steve went on to coach at the Beijing 2008 Olympics for Russia, followed by coaching the London 2012 Olympic Games for Canada. He also coached at the Toronto 2015 Pan-Ams for Canada, the Rio Olympic Games for Canada, and most recently, the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games for USA.  After many years of coaching with the U.S. Sailing Association, Steve is now coaching with America One Racing.

Many of our HYSA sailors have been coached by Steve at CISA and US Sailing events.  Steve Mitchell and Maru Urban coached last year's HYSA Advanced ILCA Clinic in June 2023.  Come back to another round of advanced sailing instructions with the best of the best ILCA coaches!!

Who Should Come:

For the intermediate and advanced Junior & Adult ILCA/Laser sailors looking to improve their boat handling skills, starts, racing tactics, and course awareness. You will be challenged, encouraged, and pushed to level up your sailing skills. 

Clinic Hours - May 31 - June 2, 2024 (Friday - Sunday)

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Rigged & Ready at 8:30 am

Clinic Fees: (Register Early, the clinic will be limited to 20 sailors, no more than 22.)

Early Registration Closes on May 18th, midnight

3-Day Clinic Fee: $200

2-Day Clinic Fee: $140

Late Registration Closes on May 29th, midnight, addition $15 late fee added

3-Day Clinic Late Fee: $215

2-Day Clinic LateFee: $155

Registration for HYSA Junior Sailors:

1. Required: 2024 HYSA Membership ($25 + tech shirt), Link:

2. Clinic Registration Link:

** If you are an out-of-state youth sailor visiting the island, and able to secure a chartered laser, you are required to become a HYSA member**

Registration for ADULT Sailors:

Must register on HYSASquare | Hawaii Youth Sailing Association


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1. What to Bring:

Sailing gear - PFD, gloves, rash guard, UV-rated sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle.

(Be prepared to provide your lunch. At this time of printing, HYSA is still in the planning stage on this topic. We welcome parent volunteers to assist in potluck snacks, fruits, or other food items you wish to share. We will send an email to coordinate with you before the event. There will be at least one of the days where HYSA will sponsor the lunch or debrief event)


Contact your sailing director for information on reserving a boat for the clinic

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