Beginner Opti

Monday, Jul 19, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Friday, Jul 23, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

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Opti Beginner
Leader: Travis Carlisle

Event Information


Member Discount Code: member

**Failure to put in the member discount code at check out will result in a $25.00 deduction for any reimbursement**

The Beginner Optimist class is for sailors between the ages of seven and ten who are new to sailing.  This class will teach your young sailor how to properly rig and sail an Optimist dinghy.  Participants will learn rigging, points of sail, knot tying, capsize recovery, rules of the road, and proper body placement in the boat.  This class is a one-week program and there are 8 sessions throughout the Summer.  After successful completion of this course, and demonstration of core skill competence to our coaches, sailors will become eligible for the two-week Intermediate Optimist class.    Completion of the Harbor Rookies program is not a prerequisite for the Beginner Optimist class.

Participants will need to bring the following things to camp every day:

  • Life Jacket (Coast Guard approved) with a whistle

  • Closed-toed shoes that can get wet 

  • Change of clothes& towel

  • Sunglasses & hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Lunch & snacks

  • Reusable water bottle

**Refund Policy: Full refund by May 15th, 2021




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