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Opti "try it"

When:
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 to Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Where:
Cedar Lake Yacht Club
http://www.clyc.com
4719 Yacht Club Dr.
Hartford, WI  53095

262-644-5136
Contact:
Heidi Vollmar
262-424-1877
Category:
Sailing School
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
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Opti "try it" class

The Opti “try it” class for is first time sailors ages 6-12 who want to learn about sailing an in optimist dingy.  The focus of the class will be on the very basics of sailing an opti including: safety, learning boat parts, sailing terminology, rigging/unrigging, basic knot tying boarding/ launching an opti, proper body positioning in boat, steering a boat through the water and tacking.  Kids may be paired with another young sailor or instructor on a boat in this course. All of this learning will happen in a safe friendly, and fun environment.  Bring a life jacket . No CLYC membership is required for this class. Opti boats will be provided.

The dates and times of the “Opti Try It” class are:
Thursdays/ Fridays from 12:00-2:00
June 22,23 29, and 30
Cost is $120

If the young sailor loves the “Opti Try It” class they can continue with the “Opti Try It Part 2"  class for 7 more sessions for an additional cost of $130.
Try It Part 2 will continue with more basic sailing skills including reading the wind, sail trim, steering upwind and downwind and will allow for more time and practice to master these skills.
Bring a life Jacket. No CLYC membership is required for this class. Optis will be provided.

Try It Part 2 dates and times are:
Thursdays/ Fridays from 12:00-2:00
July 6,7,13,20
Aug 4,10
Cost is $130

 


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