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New Rochelle // 2024

Jr. Sailing
Optimist 2

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Our Optimist 2 program is brand-new for 2024! This group is designed for children who have prior sailing experience on Optis. This program will teach children the basics of racing and if desired, give them the opportunity to participate in Green Fleet events designed to focus on sportsmanship and learning to race. 

Rates

Two Weeks: $1,895

Four Weeks: $3,395

EBYC Members: Contact us for an additional 10% discount code

2024 Sessions

Session 1: July 1 - July 12

Session 2: July 15 - July 26

Session 3: July 29 - August 9

Session 4: August 12 - August 23

Basic Info

  • Ages 9 – 14

  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • 22 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY 10801

What's Included

  • Boats (no need to buy your own like other programs)

  • Lunch (new for 2024!)

  • Safety equipment

Student Requirements

  • 8 years of age

  • Can swim 50 yards and pass a swim test while wearing a PFD

  • Can exhibit an understanding of the risks involved with sailing

  • Returning student or experience on similar boats

What To Bring

  • Water

  • Sunscreen 

  • Hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Towel

  • Life jacket (USCG Type III) – we provide if you don't have

  • Rain jacket 

Safety

We provide all safety equipment for sailing, including a USCG-certified Type III life jacket and an emergency whistle. Sailing can be dangerous due to the nature of being on the water. Our instructors are trained to teach and protect children; everyone holds a US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 instructor certification. Furthermore, all instructors are certified in CPR and first aid. On average, our instructors have four years of coaching experience and ten years of sailing expierence.

2024 Optimist 2 Instructors
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Magda Martinez
Head Instructor
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Edie Chow
1st Year Instructor
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