Jr. Sailing Race Team

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Jr. Sailing Race Team 2017-03-24T15:13:27+00:00

img_23Full Season (8 of 9 weeks) $1200* or Half Season (4 of 9 weeks) $700**

Race team is for kids who have demonstrated mastery of the sailing fundamentals and have completed Opti-3 and/or 420-2 and want to take their passion for sailing to a new level. Race team will continue to refine boat handling and sail trim skills while adding more knowledge and use of the Racing Rules in Starting, Mark Rounding, Tacking, Gybing, and Boat-for-Boat tactics. Race Team members will also learn to recognize and take advantage of weather and wind changes to improve their competitive position. While focused on the Optimist Dinghy or Club 420, Race Teamers will be exposed to a variety of dinghies and keelboats to broaden their knowledge and skillset. Race Team will formally meet from June 12- August 11 M-F, and include participation in racing on Tuesday (and possibly Thursday) nights, Junior regatta and Fall regatta. There will also be opportunities to road trip for racing in Colorado, the West Coast and elsewhere. Program schedule may be amended based on participation in road trips

*$900 if participant provides his/her own boat
** $500 if participant provides his/her own boat

Fees do not include costs related to road trips. Charter boat availability is limited. Providing own boat is recommended.  Register for race team here