Optimist Introductory Sailing Course

Introduction to Basic Sailing in Optimist boat

Course Duration

  • 4 full day (2 Sat & 2 Sun) / 10.00am – 5.00pm or
    customized sessions can be arranged.  Mininum of 4 participants.

Cost

  • $253.60 (Member) / $361.65 (Non-Member)
    Price inclusive of 7% GST
    Course fee includes Opti Junior Book & certification.

Pre-requisite

  • Open to CSC members & non-members.
  • Able to swim at least 50m without a personal flotation device.
  • Age between 7 to 12 years old.

Ratio

  • 1:6 (Minimum of 4 students to start the course).

Certification

  • Opti-Junior Certification at the end of the course.

Equipments

  • All training equipment are provided.

Course Syllabus

  • Safety precautions
  • Heave-to
  • Parts of the boat and their usage
  • Getting out of irons
  • Points of sail
  • Launching and recovery
  • Simple Sailing knots
  • Capsize recovery
  • Rigging & De-rigging
  • Avoidance of collision
  • Basic boat handling
  • General knowledge of weather, tides & current

2017 Course Dates

  • July 1, 2, 8 & 9
  • Aug 5, 6, 12 & 13
  • Sept 2, 3, 9 & 10
  • Oct 7, 8, 14 & 15
  • Nov 21, 22, 23 & 24
  • Dec 19, 20, 21 & 22

 

Terms and Conditions

  • Arrangement can be made for groups with a minimum of 4 participants on requested dates.
  • Arrangement is subject to the availability of the instructor.
  • Full payment shall be made 2 weeks before course date to secure a seat. 

 Upon completion of the course, Members are allowed to continue in the Youth Optimist Sailing Programme.

For booking, please download the Registration formand return the duly-completed form via fax:6542 4235 or email: [email protected]  to the Office for confirmation.