LCP
Opti Development Team

               This program is a learn to race program for novice sailors ages 8-14

           

               The Optimist is a 7’9” long, single-handed sailing pram. The Optimist

is the biggest youth racing class in the world.

              

 

 

Details & Pricing

REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2022

OPENS SOON

 

SCHEDULE:

The program meets on Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:30pm, on the following dates:

September 11, 18

October 2,9,16,23,30

November 6,13,20

The program meets rain or shine

 

Program Flyer

Waiver Link

 

COACHING FEES:

$300 for USSCMC Members

$400 for Nonmember

 

Additional Details:

We have a limited number of registrations available (12 boats provided; 4 spots open for those who own their own Opti)

PFD and a safety helmet are required.

 

 

 

 

Students should already know how to sail.  A minimum of 2 weeks of Summer Sailing Camp experience.

  • Minimum required skills in 8-10 kts of wind
    • Rig the boat
    • Launch the boat unassisted
    • Hold a point of sail
    • Capable of tacking and jibing
    • Capsize recovery
    • Bail the boat
    • Resume sailing
    • Return to the beach unassisted
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