Learn to Sail

Tadpoles Sundays

Tadpoles is a “pre-beginner” program designed to introduce younger children to formal sailing instruction. The Tadpoles program is designed to challenge the cognitive abilities of children five to seven years of age and who are capable of functioning within a group.

Sundays: April 5, 19, 26, and May 3 from 9:00-12:00 pm. (No Sunday session on April 12th due to Easter)
Cost: $250.00

O’Pen Bic Sundays

The O’Pen Bic class is for sailors who have completed Opti 2.  The O’Pen Bic class gives experienced sailors and Optimist racers an opportunity to further their education in a fun exciting boat.  Sailors will work on the basic points of sail while having fun and cruising around the bay!  Sailors receive on-shore chalk talks in preparation for on-the-water activities, and they are instructed on sail trim, boat speed and rules.

Sundays: April 5, 19, 26, and May 3 from 9:00-12:00 pm. (No Sunday session on April 12th due to Easter)

Cost: $250.00

Opti 1 Sundays

The goal of the Level 1 Optimist class is for each child to have a positive early experience on the water and while sailing. Building confidence, ensuring safety, demonstrating respect, courtesy to other and good teamwork are the primary goals. Novice sailors learn basic nomenclature, seamanship and sailing skills.

Sundays: April 5, 19, 26, and May 3 from 9:00-12:00 pm. (No Sunday session on April 12th due to Easter)

Cost: $250.00

Opti 2 Sundays

The Level 2 Optimist class is an extension of the Level 1 Optimist class that helps students develop skills while building knowledge and confidence. Level 2 sailors focus on refining boat control, boat handling skills and an introduction to sailing around a course.

Sundays: April 5, 19, 26, and May 3 from 9:00-12:00 pm. (No Sunday session on April 12th due to Easter)

Cost: $250.00