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Opti 2 Session 2

Monday, July 11, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016
Ages 9-12 · Co-Ed
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930
Monday, July 11, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016
Ages 9-12 · Co-Ed
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930

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Opti 2 Session 2

Jul 11 - Jul 22

Ages 9-12

Annisquam Yacht Club

Starting at

$700.00

Meeting Dates

From Jul 11, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016

About This Activity

Opti 2 - Sailing, Tennis, & Seamanship ( Intermediate ) Eligibility AYC Jr Sailing is open to all children regardless of membership status. Admittance in the 2’s class is based on their ability and performance in Opti 1’s, and demonstration of adequate swimming skills for safety purposes. Or beginners in the Opti 2 age range, 10-12. Sailing The Opti 2 Sailing class builds on the 1’s mastery of the basic skills of sailing. Participants will work on developing advanced sailing skills. A Opti 2 sailor will be able to master basic knots, have a strong understanding of the parts of the boat and sail and their effects on powering and de-powering the boat. Sailors will have a constant awareness of the wind, be able to trim for different points of sail and conditions, have an awareness of body position relative to wind and wave conditions, and consistently use tiller extension. The 2’s will make controlled gybes, tack without falling-off the breeze, sail in and out of the river independently, land on docks or instructor’s motor boat safely, and have a basic understanding of the Rules of the Road. Tennis Tennis skills will focus on the mastery basics of forehand, back hand, service and scoring. Players will start to develop consistency and overall game play, and will be encouraged to compete in junior or senior division of the parent/child tournaments. Experienced players will also develop more consistent singles and double strategy, will compete on a regular basis via a class ladder and will be encouraged to participate in inter-club matches. Seamanship Opti 2 Seamanship class will focus on age appropriate activates on the water. All activities will vary week – week, but will include paddle-boarding , kayaking, rowing, swimming, knot tying, beach days, and trips to local maritime museums, schooners and sail lofts are planned. Opti 2 9:00 - 10:30 Swimming 10:30 - 11:45 Tennis 11:45 - 12:30 Lunch 12:30 - 3:30 Sailing

Organizer Info

  • Annisaquam Yacht Club Junior Programs

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