Prerequisite: Swim Check & Capsize Drill*; Opti Race Team, Adventure Sailing, High School Sailing and/or Instructor Recommendation
Skill level: Intermediate
Boat type: This class is taught in 14-foot 420 dinghies rigged with trapeze and spinnaker with instructors alongside in powerboats.
Recommended sailor weight range: 90 lbs minimum
What's next?: Enroll in multiple sessions of 420 Prep until ready for WFC 420 Race Team.
High School Sailing in the Spring and fall supplements this program.
*Sailors must demonstrate comfort swimming in Oyster Bay without a lifejacket. Instructors will train students how to recovery from a capsize (when the boat tips over.) Swim checks and capsize drills are performed on the first day of the program alongside WFC docks.
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