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OC3 - Optimist Cruisers - 2024

Monday, Jul 8, 2024 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2024 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2024 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Thursday, Jul 11, 2024 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Friday, Jul 12, 2024 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)

Payment Options:
Public - Tuition Only
Public - Tuition Only + T-Shirt
Member - Tuition Only
Member - Tuition + T-Shirt

Event Information



AGES: 8 - 11
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
DURATION: One week
PUBLIC:  1 week - $365  MEMBER: 1 week - $255

Optimist Cruisers are sailors 8 -11 who have mastered the Explorer skills and want to move on to more challenging adventures. Sailors will spend the session focusing on upwind sailing adventures and games that build confidence in boat handling. Activities include scavenger hunts, sailing to Bde Maka Ska’s beaches, Sail Cross, and more.

Instructors always accompany the sailors on the water in safety boats where they can coach them and ensure their safety.

We can place sailors 1-2 per boat but encourage sailors to try solo sailing. Friends are still welcome to sign up together and cruise together.

The activities and adventures change each session to encourage sailors to keep coming back to check off all their cruising skills.

After checking off the Optimist Cruiser skills, sailors interested in racing can move on to the Optimist Race Team. Sailors not interested in racing can keep cruising until they reach 420 Explorer age.