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Friday Night Optimist Training (Minors, Pre-racing & Start Racing levels)

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailoptimist-training The NYC Junior Section is delighted to be able to offer coaching for Optimist Sailors on Friday evenings during May and June. We are offering coaching for three groups of sailors, depending on your child’s experience. Please read the descriptors carefully to ensure you book in for the right level. Dates: The course runs for 9 weeks on Friday evenings from 17.00-19.30 to coincide with the Friday race training. The course starts on Friday 28 April and ends on Friday 23 June.     Levels: We are offering coaching for children at three distinct levels. Please read the descriptors below to ensure you’re booking your child in at the correct level. 1) Minors (8 places) – This course is for sailors who + requirement: child to have completed the NYC Nippers/equivalent previously, but have not yet passed their Level 1/Start Sailing + is comfortable, willing and able to sailing their own boat on their own + has access to their own boat + note there is a minimum DOB. This course is open to sailors born in 2009 and older. + The cost for this course is Euro 180.00 per child  2) Pre-racers (8 places) – This course is for sailors who + requirement: child to have completed their Level 1/Start Sailing qualification + is able to sail a triangular course + has access to their own boat + does not yet have the confidence to take part in the Friday evening races (held inside the harbour) + note there is a minimum DOB. This course is open to sailors born in 2009 and older. + The cost for this course is Euro 180.00 per child  3) Start Racing (8 places) – This course is for sailors who + requirement: child to have either completed their Level 2/Start Sailing qualification or participated in the Baltimore Regatta in February 2017 if not yet attained Level 2 + is able to sail a triangular course + has access to their own boat + must be confident and capable of participating in the Friday evening races (held inside the harbour) + these sailors will be competing in the Friday night races and have an instructor guiding them whilst participating in the Friday night races + these sailors will have to register for the Friday night races separately (additionally) online here + note there is a minimum DOB. This course is open to sailors born in 2009 and older. + The cost for this course is Euro 100.00 per child (Note you will also have to register and pay for the Friday night races separately online) Note that each child must have access to their own boat. Charter Optimists are available from the boat house if required at a cost of €100 for the nine weeks. If you have any queries, please contact Sarah, Alison or Henrietta by email: nyc2017fridaynightoppies@gmail.com