Opti Skippers: Ages 10 and up
This class is an all day, 3 day per week class for sailors who have completed 1 or two summers of the Opti Kids program and are eager for more sailing. Students sail in TYC optimist dinghies. Students in this class may participate in the TYC Optimist club series. Students signing up for this class should be able to rig an optimist independently and tack and gybe and sail upwind. This class will remain focused on safety and confidence in the boat. Students will also be introduced to more intermediate tacking and gybing techniques, racing rules, racing courses and seamanship. The focus will be on boat handling, proper terminology. At the end of this class students will be able to sail at all points of sail and tack and gybe with confidence. They will also be familiar with racing terminology and seamanship skills. This class is limited to 12 students and runs from 9am-4pm Mon. Wed. Fri.
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