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Opti Junior Weekend Training Programme 2020 – 10 sessions

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Opti Junior Weekend Training Programme 2020 – 10 sessions

This course is a 5-week (10 sessions), half-day course designed to introduce the sport of optimist sailing to young novices (aged 7 to 12) in a fun and engaging manner. The goal is to build confidence through development of skills and awareness of the sailing environment.
If you have any enquiries or you couldn’t find any course that fits your child’s schedule, do drop us an email.

Course Syllabus

  • Safety precautions
  • Parts of the boat & their usage
  • Points of sail
  • Simple sailing knots
  • Rigging and de-rigging
  • Basic boat handling
  • Heave-to
  • Getting out of irons
  • Launching and recovery
  • Capsizing
  • Avoidance of collision
  • General knowledge of weather, tides & current
At the end of this course, you will...
  • Be able to sail on your own
  • Know the various parts and functions of a sailboat
  • Learn and apply useful rope and knot techniques
  • Understand basic sailing rules while out in the water
  • Develop the confidence and control over the boat at sea

Course Details

Course Duration:

10 half-day sessions during weekends (9.30am – 12.30pm)

 

Upcoming Course Dates

Intake 1:
Jan 11, 12, 18, 19
Feb 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 (Graduation Day)
Total sessions: 10 sessions

Intake 2:
Feb 22, 23, 29
Mar 1, 7, 8, 21, 22, 28, 29 (Graduation Day)
Total sessions: 10 sessions

Intake 3:
Apr 4, 5, 11, 12, 25, 26
May 2, 3, 9, 10 (Graduation Day)
Total sessions: 10 sessions

Intake 4:
Jul 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
Aug 1, 2, 15, 16 (Graduation Day)
Total sessions: 10 sessions

* Training dates may be subject to change.

 

Course Location

Singapore Sailing Federation
1500 East Coast Parkway
National Sailing Centre
Singapore 468963

Pre-requisites
  • Able to swim for 50 metres with a Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Min 7 years old (after birthday)
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