OCEAN CITY YACHT CLUB
SAILORS' AND PARENTS' CODE OF CONDUCT
All sailors, coaches, parents, and others in a position of influence agree to honor the spirit of Corinthian sailing and the fundamental rules of fair sailing. They pledge honesty and integrity, on and off the water, and adherence to the truth, which includes not breaking the rules that govern the sport of sailing or tolerating such behavior in others.
For the Sailor:
Each sailor agrees that he or she shall be governed by this Code of Conduct at all times, not just on site at OCYC /or MAYRA events/ but any US Sailing function where they may be representing the Ocean City Yacht Club. Each Jr. Member also agrees:
My signature shows that I have read and understand the Sailor's Code of Conduct.
NOTE: Sailors will sign on the first day of lessons.
For the Parent:
Each parent of a Jr. Member agrees that he or she shall be governed by this Code of Conduct at all times, not just at OCYC /or MAYRA events/ but any US Sailing function where they may be representing the Ocean City Yacht Club. Each parent of a Jr. Member also agrees:
Parents who choose to disregard the Parent’s Code of Conduct will be asked to meet with the Flag Officers and/or a committee of their choosing, where suspension/expulsion from the club may be determined as well as any discipline as outlined in the “Explanation of Discipline”.
My signature shows that I/we have read and understand the Parent's Code of Conduct.
NOTE: Parents are required to accept this policy during registration, which serves as acceptance for both parents when / if applicable.
Parent's signature: Date:
Explanation of Discipline:
Coaches/instructors and parents associated with the practices of OCYC are responsible for ensuring that exemplary behavior is exhibited by all members at all times, for enforcing the appropriate rules, and for applying discipline when appropriate. The following are guidelines that the OCYC and its designees, the Sailing Advisory Committee , the OCYC Coaches/Instructors/Staff, Program Chairperson and Committee, parents and hosts associated with the practices, lessons, onsite activities and regattas reserve the right and have the discretion to impose the discipline determined appropriate for the circumstances. Parents will be notified in writing of all infractions.
Level I Infractions
Disciplined at coach/instructor/staff discretion and may include limiting practice/lesson or racing time.
Example: Failure to obey instruction of coach/instructor or any adult associated with practices.
Level 2 Infractions
Disciplined by limiting practice/lesson or racing time
Example: Failure to obey coach's/instructor’s or host's directions after multiple warnings.
Level 3 Infractions
Disciplined by suspension from one or more future practices/lessons or racing day.
Level 4 Infractions
Disciplined by expulsion
My signature shows that I/we have read and understand the Parent's Code of Conduct. NOTE: Parents are required to accept this policy during registration, which will serves as acceptance for both parents when / if applicable.
Sailor's Signature: Date: