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Optimist LTS 1


Start your sailing journey with our Optimist Learn-to-Sail 1 course! This course is perfect for beginners or for sailors who have had a few lessons with their parents.


In this eight-week course, you'll learn everything you need to know to sail an Optimist independently, from rigging your boat to steering and trimming your sails. Our experienced coaches will teach you in a safe and fun environment, and they'll help you build the skills and confidence you need to succeed.

Once you've completed the LTS 1 course, you'll be ready to move on to the next level (Optimist LTS 2). Our coaches will work with you to create a personalized sailing pathway that meets your individual needs and goals.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up for our Optimist Learn-to-Sail 1 course today and start your sailing adventure!

Please before you sign up, make sure to read our Admissions Policy


2024 Term 1: Optimist Level 1 - Feb. to May.


  • Prior sailing experience is NOT required

  • Able to swim 50 yards 

  • Sunglasses and hat are recommended

  • Refillable water bottle

  • Sailing boots or shoes that can get wet.

  • Come to class on time

  • Listen to the Coach

  • Have fun!

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