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Here you will find answers to most of your questions about the Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC).  Please don't hesitate to contact TISC directly if you have additional questions!

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions by Category


 

 

Junior Sailing Program

What Junior Sailing classes are available through TISC?

How old does my child need to be to participate in Junior Sailing Program?

How do I register for Junior Sailing Program?

What should my child bring to Junior Sailing Program?

What does TISC provide for my child?

Who qualifies for Junior Sailing scholarships?

Does TISC cancel Junior Sailing Program due to weather?

How does TISC handle dismissal from Junior Sailing Program?

 

Adult Sailing

What adult sailing classes are available through TISC?

Is prior sailing experience required?

How do I register for an Adult Sailing class?

 

Community Sailing

What are TISC Community Sailing options?

Can anyone participate in a community sailing event?

How do I register for a Community Sailing program?

 

Adaptive Sailing

Where can I learn more about the Adaptive Sailing programs at TISC?

How do I register for a Community Sailing program?

 

Rental & Charter Programs

Can I rent a paddleboard or kayak?

 

 

Giving Back to TISC

Can I volunteer for TISC?

How can I contribute to TISC's Junior Sailing Scholarship program?

What is "Sponsor a Sailor"?

 

TISC Policies

What is TISC's privacy policies?

What is TISC's refund policy?

 

FAQ Answers


 

What Junior Sailing classes are available through TISC?

TISC offers a range of Junior Sailing classes designed to target a wide range of ages and skill levels in a variety of boats, all within a developmentally appropritate framework. Information on Junior Sailing classes is availble through the Juniors section of our website. 

 

How old does my child need to be to participate in Junior Sailing Program?

TISC Junior Sailling program currently has class options for children ages 6 to 18. 

 

How do I register for Junior Sailing Program?

To register for a Junior Sailing Program class please visit our online Registration page. If you have any questions please feel free to call us or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

What should my child bring to Junior Sailing Program?

Every day your child should bring lunch, a reuasble water bottle, a bathing suit, watershoes, sunscreen, a towel, and a weather appropriate change of clothes. A hat and sunglasses are also advisable. More advanced sailors may also want more technical sailing gear including sailing gloves, dinghy boots, and spray gear.

 

What does TISC provide for my child?

TISC is able to provide all of our Junior sailors with lifejackets and wetsuits for use during their classes at TISC.

 

Who qualifies for Junior Sailing scholarships?

TISC is currently able to affer a generous scholarship program for qualifying students looking to enroll in one of our Junior Sailing Program. Children from families with a combined household income of less than $40,000 per year may qualify for Full Scholarship through TISC. Children from families with a combined household income between $40,000 and $70,00 per year may qualify for Partial Scholarship through TISC. To apply for a Junior Sailing Scholarship please vist the Scholarship page of our wesbite for all of the requisite forms as well as some addition information. 

 

Does TISC cancel Junior Sailing Program due to weather?

TISC Junior Sailing Program runs rain or shine.

 

How does TISC handle dismissal from Junior Sailing Program?

Prior to, or on the first day of Program, parents will complete a "Dismissal Form" for their child. This form will be list the names of approved adults who are able to pick up the student from program. This form also allows for a notation regarding the student's ability to take public transportation home by themselves. At the end of each day, students are signed-out and dismissed either to an approved adult or are allowed to walk to public transportation.

 

What adult sailing classes are available through TISC?

TISC offers a wide range of adult classes on a variety of boats including Adult Dinghy, Keelboat 1, Keelboat 2, Skills Builders, and private lessons. Information on all of these classes is availble through the Adult & Family section of our website. 

 

Is prior sailing experience required?

Prior sailing experience is not required unless specified in the course description, i.e. Keelboat 2 or Skills Builders.

 

How do I register for an Adult Sailing class?

To register for an Adult Sailing class please contact TISC via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Registration page of our website.

 

What are TISC Community Sailing options?

TISC offers community sailing on Wednesday nights and weekends. Information on these programs is availble through the Adult & Family section of our website. 

 

Can anyone participate in a community sailing event?

Community sailing at TISC is open to everyone who is interested. TISC also welcomes toddler's and young children to participate at the parent's discretion given compliance to all safety procedures and direct parent supervision.

 

How do I register for a Community Sailing program?

To register for a Community Sailing Program class please visit our online Registration page. If you have any questions please feel free to call us or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Where can I learn more about the Adaptive Sailing programs at TISC?

To find out more about regularly offered Adaptive Sailing programs at TISC please visit the Adapive sailing page of our website. If you do not see a program which meets your needs please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

How do I register for an Adaptive Sailing program?

 

To register for a Community Sailing Program class please visit our online Registration page. If you have any questions please feel free to call us or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Can I rent a paddleboard or kayak?

Yes. TISC currently rents paddleboards and kayaks on weekends between 10am and 4pm. For more information please visit either the Kayaking or Paddleboarding page of our website.

 

Can I volunteer for TISC?

Yes! There are countless ways to help out regardless of whether or not you presently know how to sail. We are always in need of people who want to help out (for a day or for an entire project).  You can find more information and a link to our volunteer registration page here.

 

How can I contribute to TISC's Junior Sailing Scholarship program?

Absolutely!  You can find all the information as well as a donation form on our donations page.

 

What is "Sponsor a Sailor"?

Imagine the independence a child feels the first time at the helm of a sailboat. Experiential learning is so important for building self-confidence and encouraging critical thinking. At Treasure Island Sailing Center we provide the opportunity for children to learn these valuable lessons while cultivating a love for the sport of sailing. If you are a life long sailor or if you have dreamed of sailing on the bay you can appreciate the fantastic experiences a youngster will have by participating in our classes. You can contribute here!

 

What is TISC's privacy policies?

You provide specific personal information during the purchase of goods and/or services from our site. The information includes: your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, payment information and your interest in specific types of products and/or services.

We use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your order for our goods and/or services, to respond to your inquiries about your order and to notify you about the status of your order. From time to time we may also send you additional information about our products and/or services in special promotional mailings. If you do not wish to receive these special mailings please make sure to check the box that says "Check this box if you do not wish to receive special promotional mailings", which is located at the bottom of the page where you fill in your shipping and billing addresses. If you wish to be removed from our mailing at any time please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The non-personal information gathered may be used to improve the design and content of our site and in the aggregate to analyze site usage. We may disclose personal information in response to legal process (e.g. in response to a court order or subpoena). We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's requests. And finally we may disclose personal information in response to a charge-back inquiry from our merchant bank about your payment for goods and/or services. We will not sell or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us to parties outside of our company except as described above.

What is TISC's refund policy?

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and count on your registration both to fund and staff our programs.  We understand that sometimes a cancellation is unavoidable.  Please be considerate of our time and efforts prior to registering.  If you do need to cancel our policy is as follows:

  • Before 30 Days - Full Refund
  • Before 15 days - 50% Refund
  • 15 days or less NO Refunds

 

 


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