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Intermediate Optimist

Days: Monday-Thursday 
Time: 9am-12pm 
Fee: $360 per session or $635 Full Summer

  • Session I - June 17 - July 11 (no class July 4)
  • Session II - July 15 - August 8

The Intermediate Optimist program is designed for 8-12 year old sailors who are interested in advancing their skills and beginning to race competitively at the Green and lower RWB Fleet level. While building upon their experience in Beginner Optis, this course is geared toward that sailor who is excited to learn more about the sport and to take their knowledge and skills to a more competitive level.

The introductory racing topics will include: rules, signal flags, basic tactics, and race courses. Sailors will also learn new boat handling techniques in order to prepare them for racing. We encourage all participants in this class to provide their own boat/equipment; however, it is not required. We have a limited number of boats available for use in the Intermediate Opti class for an additional fee.


Regatta Sign-Up

Fill out the below form if you are planning to sail in the summer regattas. Please note, this is ONLY for PLSS planning purposes and you  still need to register for each individual regatta. 


Parts of the Boat

Use this image to familiarize yourself and your sailor with the parts of the boat. Sailors should know each part, function, and how to tune by the end of intermediate class.