Opti Race Team (WORT)

Coaches introduce sailors to the world of competitive sailing with lessons and skill-based drills on racing strategy and advanced handling.  WFC offers premier youth racing programs that rank amongst the best on Long Island. Featuring high-quality charter equipment, exceptional small group and individualized coaching, team trailer and included boat transportation to regattas, WFC Race Teams have the edge.  Youth racing is an exciting circuit of competition ranging from the local to international level. The WFC Race Team travels out of West Harbor to compete against youth sailors from other programs in the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound (JSA). The WaterFront Opti Race Team (WORT) is for those who have mastered Opti Prep and are ready to race. Sailors practice boat-handling and sail trim as they learn racing rules and tactics in preparation for competing at area regattas across Long Island. Session registration fee includes coaching, charter boat fee, and boat transportation to regattas.  *Additional fees may apply.  Not eligible for any discounts. Prerequisite: Opti Prep and/or Instructor Recommendation (WFC admin approval required prior to registration, email MacKenzie@theWFC.org for more information.) Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced Boat Charter: $300 Optimist Boat Charter INCLUDED in Registration Fee Recommended sailor weight range: 50-120 lbs (**Spring, Summer and Fall sessions available!**) Frequently Asked Questions & Cancellation Policy: TheWaterFrontCenter.org/FAQ
  • Schedule: SPRING: (Saturdays)  May 4 - June 29  |  SUMMER (Four-week sessions)  Full Season: July 1 - August 16 (program on July 4th);  Session 1: July 1 - July 26 (program on July 4th);  Session 2: July 22 - August 16  |  FALL: (Saturdays)  September 2 - November 2
  • Day & Time: SPRING & FALL (Saturdays)  Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  |  SUMMER (Monday - Friday)  Full Day, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Ages: Grades 4 - 10
  • Fee: $900

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