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JSA Pixel information

Fleet Min. Age Max. Age Min. Weight Requirement Number of Crew
Pixel

12 years
(Novice age is no longer used)

18 years 190 pounds 2 or 3 persons

Age Requirements:
A sailor’s age on December 31 of each year shall be considered his/her age for any Pixel event during that year. One sailor in a crew of three may seek permission for a specific regatta if their age is under 12 by written consent of the Sailor’s parent together with recommendation of Program Chair and Head Instructor. Such requests are subject to acceptance solely by the regatta host club.  Click here to download that form.

Weight Requirements:
For a two-person crew, the helmsperson and crew must weigh a minimum of 190 pounds fully dressed for sailing. No ballast is permitted. No waivers will be given for this minimum weight. There is no minimum weight for a 3-person crew.

What do you need to safely sail your Pixel?

The JSA has a list of items necessary for Pixels to fulfill in order to race at regattas. Even if you do not race, your boat should comply with the JSA’s Pixel Safety Checklist.