58° - Jensen Beach, FL
Opti Junior Racing

The Optimist is a 7’9” long, single-handed sailing pram, with a sprit rig. The Optimist is the biggest youth racing class in the world.

Ages- 8-15, and generally under 120 lbs.

Details & Pricing


Meets: Sundays; 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Travelling Race Days will be longer hours with times TBD

Dates:  September 9,16,23,30

October 7,14,21,28

November 4,11,18

December 9

NOTE: December 1-2 (Junior Olympic Sailing Festival) are optional. Additional fees apply)           

Program Fees:

$360 / person (requires USSCMC Family Membership)

$410 / person (non-member)

Privately owned OPTIs are welcome; same fee applies; includes storage of hull between program practices


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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