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Junior Sailing Program
June 18 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 5:00 pm
Summer-long sailing classes
Opti Explorers: One Week Session Starts Every Monday June 18 to August 13 — $175 Ages 8+ (Beginner/Intermediate) This class is designed for an early and controlled introduction to the world of sailing. The sailor will build on their knowledge of boat parts, wind direction and water safety. Upon completion the junior sailor will be able to rig a boat and single-hand an Opti independently and with confidence. ***Must be able to swim – Swim Test is required***
Friday Race Class: Each Friday June 22 to August 10 — $300 Ages 10+ (Intermediate/Advanced) For those sailors seeking to expand their horizons, this class will improve sailing skills and develop racing techniques. You’ll focus on boat handling and sail trim as well as embarking on a deeper understanding of sailing as a competitive sport. This includes but is not limited to boat speed, reading the wind, as well as strategies and tactics. Students will enjoy traveling to five west Michigan yacht clubs for regatta’s. – Limited to 6 students.
For additional information, contact Jim Spiegel Director – Junior Sailing 847-848-4988 firstname.lastname@example.org