Mission Statement

A safe, caring and accepting community enables Hilton Head Prep to mold students of strong character. Through students' engagement with exemplary faculty, participation in co-curricular arts and athletic programs, and meaningful involvement with the community, Prep will prepare competent and motivated students to succeed in college and beyond. Hilton Head Prep curriculum will incorporate a solid foundation with critical thinking skills while leveraging students' creativity in preparing them to thrive in an ever-changing world.

HHP Sailing Program

Work with renowned coaches while getting a first class education in a beautiful island setting. Offered as a boarding or day program, Hilton Head Prep Sailing will compete nationally while preparing student sailors for college academic success and the top college sailing programs.


Hilton Head Preparatory School has partnered with the South Carolina Yacht Club in order to provide an exceptional sailing experience for your child. The South Carolina Yacht Club is a private yachting, social, and tennis club located in Windmill Harbour on beautiful Hilton Head Island. Since its inception in 1989, the South Carolina Yacht Club has established itself as one of the finest clubs in the Lowcountry. Their mission is to provide an active and comprehensive yachting program for members of all ages; to be the premier social and recreational club where members and their families enjoy a distinctive environment, superb dining, impeccable service and a varied calendar of exciting events in an atmosphere of good fellowship.

Meet our Coaches

Chuck Millican

National Champion – Sunfish, Sailfish, Class C Catamaran, 470

North American Champion – Sunfish, Flying Junior, 470

World Team Race Champion - Sunfish Pan American Games Gold Medal - 470

Bermuda National Champion – J/24, J/105 Co Author “ Sail it Flat”

Sailing Coach: Dartmouth College 5 years

National Coach: Bermuda Olympic Sailing Team, 3 Olympics

Mark Newman

US Sailing Level III coach

Sailed collegiately at Christopher Newport University Virginia

Intercollegiate sailing association Vice President (visa) Coached 5 visa high school sailing teams.

New York State champion Escow Ecesa Escow Champion

Teaching sailing to kids since 1999

Miscellaneous Information


Fleet of collegiate 420s

Harbor 20 keelboats, weekly one design racing.


HHP Sailing Awards

2013- Coastal Sailing Regatta—2nd place—“A” Division

2013-SAISA—2nd Place—“A” Division

2014- SCISA State Runner-up.

2014-Coastal Sailing Regatta—3rd Place—“A” Division