Spring Sailing Programs

2018 Spring Opti Racing Program

The Pleon Spring Opti program will include 10 days of coaching at Pleon on Saturdays and Sundays and 2 days of coaching at the Newport Challenge Regatta. It is open to Opti sailors who want to up their game this year and get a jump on the season. The focus will give sailors the opportunity to build racing skills and strategies and then put them into practice at the Newport regatta in June.

Price: $550

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays May 5- June 3 @ Pleon YC
June 9 & 10 @ Newport Challenge Regatta in Newport

Times: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (sailors must be rigged & ready by 11 a.m.)

Eligibility: The program is designed to develop racing skills and is not for those new to sailing. Only those sailors with Opti Champ and Opti Green racing experience are eligible.

Safety first:
  • Sailors are required to wear gear appropriate for spring sailing conditions with water temperature cold in the 30s and 40s and air temperatures in the 30s.
  • Sailors must bring PFD, proper footwear, hat, gloves, water and snacks. Drysuits are required for practice.
  • Practices will be held on land if two of the following are accurate: (1) the wind is sustained above 20 mph, (2) air temperature is below 30 degrees, (3) water temperature is below 40 or (4) the coach deems sailing conditions unsafe.

If you have any questions, please contact: spring@pleon.org


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