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Beginner Sailing Session 4

Monday, August 8, 2016 - Friday, August 19, 2016
Ages 8-11 · Co-Ed
15 Tuck's Point Rd., Manchester 15 Tuck's Point Rd. Manchester by the SeaMA  01944
Monday, August 8, 2016 - Friday, August 19, 2016
Ages 8-11 · Co-Ed
15 Tuck's Point Rd., Manchester 15 Tuck's Point Rd. Manchester by the SeaMA  01944

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Beginner Sailing Session 4

Aug 08 - Aug 19 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 8-11

15 Tuck's Point Rd., Manchester

Starting at

$435.00

Meeting Dates

From Aug 08, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016

Each Monday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Each Tuesday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Each Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Each Thursday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Each Friday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

About This Activity

The Opti Beginner class is for children who have little to no sailing experience, including (but not required) those who have taken the Sea Urchin class. Sailors are taught in small groups in Dyer Dhow and Optimist dinghies. Students will learn boat rigging, points of sail, basic sail trim, and boat safety. There will be both on and off water instruction. There is no prerequisite for Opti Beginners. This class has a hands on learn-to-sail focus. When complete, the sailor will be able to demonstrate basic helm, trim, and water awareness skills. The sailor will be able to identify the major parts of a sailboat and sail a boat from point A to point B. This class is best for children who are 8 years old and have some familiarity with sailing, as well as new sailors age 9-11.

Organizer Info

  • Manchester Sailing Association

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