Dear Pleon Parents and Sailors,
Pleon will be offering 5 weekend Opti clinics for
advanced Opti sailors starting Saturday May 11th. Please see the
information below and click here to view the Spring Opti Program flyer. To register go to the Pleon
website www.pleon.org, click the "Sailing"
drop down menu and click "Spring Sailing Opportunities" option #4 is the Opti
program. You can also just follow this link: http://www.pleon.org/page/8367
Email Erin with questions!
Spring Opti Sailing
Practices: Saturday May 11, Sundays May 19, 26, June 2,
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fees: $250 per
sailor includes all Practices or $100 per sailor per practice
- Must have prior racing
and race team experience in Optis.
- Life Jacket/PFD, proper footwear, gear,
water, lunch, and snacks.
- Dry Suits may be required weather
- This is a "BYOB" program; please contact
the program director to make alternative arrangements. Pleon has storage if needed.
Coaching will be 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