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Beginner Optimist - Week 5

Monday, July 22, 2019 - Thursday, July 25, 2019
Ages 8-11 · Co-Ed
FOBH - Maclaire Park 901 L Street BelmarNJ  07719
Monday, July 22, 2019 - Thursday, July 25, 2019
Ages 8-11 · Co-Ed
FOBH - Maclaire Park 901 L Street BelmarNJ  07719

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Beginner Optimist - Week 5

Jul 22 - Jul 25 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ages 8-11

FOBH - Maclaire Park

$275.00

Meeting Dates

From Jul 22, 2019 to Jul 25, 2019

Each Monday from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Each Tuesday from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Each Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Each Thursday from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

About This Activity

This course will teach the basics of rigging a boat, basic boat handling, sailing fundamentals, seamanship (knots, weather, etc.), sportsmanship, and water safety. Instruction is done in Optimists with two sailors/boat. The goals of this class are to: ‐ be able to rig and de‐rig an Optimist ‐ know the points of sail ‐ be able to label all the parts of the boat ‐ be comfortable steering the boat and trimming the sail ‐ be able to leave the dock and return ‐ be able to tack and gybe safely ‐ be able to capsize and recover ‐ know starboard vs. port and windward vs. leeward ‐ know how to tie knots (figure‐8, square, bowline)

Organizer Info

  • Friends of Belmar Harbor

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