About HdG Youth Sailing

Who We Are:

Havre de Grace Youth Sailing Program Inc  is a 501 (c)(3) community oriented sailing charitable organization offering basic through competitive dinghy sailing instruction, maritime safety instruction, and access to on the water personal development, confidence  and character building opportunities for youth in the Harford County (Greater Havre de Grace) areas of the upper Chesapeake Bay.

We are located on the Havre de Grace waterfront at the mouth of the Susquehanna River.  We sail these waters from mid-June through mid-August.  We provide on and off the water special events to encourage interest, develop community engagement and educational advancement. Our programs are available to the entire community and we promote active outreach to make this happen.


To be a preeminent sailing instructional program on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, serving all interested youth ages 7-18.

Mission Statement: 

Develop youth sailors on the Upper Chesapeake Bay using recreational and competitive dinghy sailing as our educational platform to build character and confidence and to teach water/boating safety, boat handling, maritime skills, local nautical history and environmental responsibility.