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All HKBC classes are now hosted at Hawaii Yacht Club in Waikiki

We've *temporarily* lost our home in Hawaii Kai, but are working hard to get our kids back on the marina waters.

In the meantime, check out the junior sailing classes available at Hawaii Yacht ClubKaneohe Yacht Club, Waikiki Yacht Club, and the Ikaika Hawaii Watermans Academy. And, visit the Hawaii Youth Sailing Association for even more ways to get on the water. 

HKBC's ANNUAL Keelboat Race

June 29, 2024

Join us for HKBC's Annual Keelboat Race to be held in Maunalua Bay.

Click here for more information.

Details will be listed at least two weeks prior to the race.


Let's Sail!

Our  youth sailing program offers classes on the latest one-design boats recognized by the International Sailing Federation:

• O'pen Skiff  (formerly O'pen Bic)

• RS Feva

  • 29er

• Techno 293 windsurfers

  • Windfoilers: including one of the nations only iQ Olympic Class programs (new to the 2024 Olympics)

Become a


Members of HAWAII KAI BOAT CLUB currently enjoy reciprocal membership at Hawaii Yacht Club (HYC) while that club supports the difficult time where HKBC searches for a new home.  Show HYC your support by visiting their club and enjoying their restaurant, bar, and facilities with a beautiful sunset view.

Weekly classes and week-long holiday camps, clinics and fun events take place all year-round and are currently being hosted by HYC.

HKBC follows conservative 

COVID-19 guidelines

and recommends vaccinations for all participants.


Financial assistance for sailors are available through the Hawaii Kai Boat Club Foundation.  

HKBC’s Foundation was started to support HKBC’s growth, help fund sailors as they venture off island for sailing regattas, and promote fun and safe ocean activities.

In the first 3 months of 2020, the HKBCF supported sailors competing in the New Zealand O’pen Skiff Nationals, helped fund the HKCB Ring of Fire regatta, and introduced youth from the Windward Boys & Girls Club in a 4-week sailing camp. The sailors also participated in fundraising via Kahala Mall’s Verry Merry Event and through shopping via Amazon Smile.

Recently, in a partnership with a grant from the Central Pacific Bank, HKBCF has launched Scholarship Fund for sailors needing financial assistance with their quarterly sailing classes.  

Students and their parents should complete the HKBCF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for consideration. This scholarship is based on financial need, thus, we may be in touch with additional questions as we review applications.

Additionally, the Foundation offers assistance for:

  • O’Pen Skiff regattas (Dinsmoor Cup in Lahaina, US National and World Championships)

  • FEVA, Laser, 29er, WASZP regattas (National & International)

  • WASZP shipping assistance via the HKBCF Shimmin Foiling Fund

  • WASZP and Windfoil competitions via the HKBCF Shimmin Foiling Fund

  • US Sailing Certifications / Education for HKBC coaches & sailors

We thank you, in advance, for all donations and contributions. If you have any fundraising ideas or want to spearhead a program for HKBCF, please contact us at


Advertising and promotional Opportunities are varied and can be tailored for your company objectives. Advertising on boats is permitted per class rules.

Please email any questions to


Hawaii Kai Boat Club's Youth Sailing Program has been operating since 2009. It is a non-profit sailing school that has success in teaching children to sail in the O'pen Skiff, RS Feva, and 29er skiffs. The windsurfing program has expanded from the Techno 293 and Kona One boards to the popular windfoil boards.  Student join us as young as 8 years old, and HKBC has produced the Male World Champion, Top North American Girl, and several North American Champion in the O'pen Skiff. Currently. HKBC is one of a handful of sailing clubs that offer the new Olympic class of windfoiling. HKBC leads the way in what the youth want in sailing nationwide!

Donations of merchandise, gift certificates, gear, or money are greatly appreciated. Donations will be used to fund dock repairs, fleet maintenance, new equipment, clinics & coaching. To learn more about what funds are used for, please contact us via email at, or stop by and say aloha!

Please fill out the form below to support our programs or if you prefer to claim a tax deductible donation, please donate via the Hawaii Kai Boat Club Foundation, which has 501c3 status. 


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Mailing Address

Hawaii Kai Boat Club
PO Box 26021

Honolulu | HI 96825-6021

Meeting point for classes

HKBC's classes are currently being held at Hawaii Yacht Club in the Ala Wai Boat Harbor.

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