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Optimist Beginner Sailing Program
The Optimist is the largest sailboat class in the world. This is the sailboat that nearly all of the greatest sailors in the world learn to sail. It is an 8ft boat sailed by just one person. You learn all the basics of sailing; tying knots, sail trim, steering, bailing water out of the boat, rigging, derigging, teamwork, safety etc. The Course introduces the student to the sport of sailing, starting from the very basics. This program is geared for ages: 7 -13 and non-members are welcome.