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Fall Sailing Opportunities at Pleon Yacht Club
September 10, 2012

Dear Friends of Pleon,

Pleon is now offering fall sailing opportunities in 420s and Optis!



Coaching provided by Liz Powers. Liz has coached competitive teams for the past eight years. In 2010, she was the first woman in U.S. sailing history to win the Robert H. Hobbs Outstanding Sportsman of the Year Award, the top sportsmanship award in college sailing. She raced on the Harvard Varsity Sailing team for four years and served as co-captain during her junior and senior years. Sailing honors also include the 2010 National Sportsmanship Honor Roll for U.S. Sailing and being named a Second-Team All New England Women's Skipper.

Practices: Sundays 11AM to 4PM September 16th - October 14th

Fees: $250 for the season OR pay $100 per Sunday

Fall opti sailing flyer 2012.pdf 

Click here to get to the registration page on our website!

***This Saturday September 15th Hingham Yacht Club is hosting the Fall Opti Blast. For more information and registration click here. If you are interested in coaching for this event contact Liz Powers at 


Coaching provided by Parker Dwyer. Parker started sailing at the age of 5 in Bellport, NY. At the age of 11 he moved to Florida where he started to race more competitively and train year round with Coach David Ames. As an Opti sailor he raced in 3 team trials placing 44th, 8th and 1st. He represented the USA in the European, North American and World Championships. Parker eventually shifted his full attention to 420 racing placing 1st at the Orange Bowl Regatta. Throughout his 420 career he consistently placed within the top 15 at major 420 events. While at Martin County High School his team qualified for 3 team race national championships and 1 fleet racing national championship. After high school he went to Boston College where he was a 4 year varsity athlete. The co-ed team won 2 Team Racing national championships, including 1 his senior year when he was captain of the team. Following graduation he moved to Miami to coach full time at Coral Reef Yacht Club which has a focus on national level racing. Lucky for us, Parker has recently re-located to Boston.

Practices: Mondays and Thursdays 3:30 - 6 PM and Sundays 11AM - 4PM September 6th - October 14th

Fees: $275 for the season OR $50 per Sunday

 FALL High School Sailing Flyer.pdf

Click here for the registration page on our website!