Prerequisite: Swim Check & Capsize Drill*
Skill level: Beginner
Boat type: This class is taught in 8-foot Optimist training prams with instructors alongside in powerboats.
Recommended sailor weight: 50 lbs minimum
What's next?: Enroll in multiple sessions of Lil' Luffers until ready for Opti Basics. *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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SUMMER: (Two-week sessions)
Session 1: June 24 - July 5 (program on July 4th);
Session 2: July 8 - July 19;
Session 3: July 22 - Aug 2;
Session 4: Aug 5 - Aug 16
- Day & Time:
(Monday - Friday)
Half Day, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Ages: Grades 3 & 4 (including age 7)
- Fee: $650
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