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Spring Opti Sailing
May 5, 2013

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, click the "Sailing" drop down menu and click "Spring Sailing Opportunities" option #4 is the Opti program. You can also just follow this link:

Email Erin with questions!

Spring Opti Sailing

Practices:  Saturday May 11, Sundays May 19, 26, June 2, 9

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 dependent. 

- 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 Women's Skipper.