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summer program course descriptions

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beginner level sailors (8-16 years)- river rookies
Sailors, particularly the younger ones,  may need to repeat this level before graduating to the intermdeiate level group

Introduces the basics on either Opitmist  for younger sailors of Club 420 for older sailors: Wind and water awareness, points of sail, rigging, steering, sail trim, tacking and gybing, docking, safety, capsize and recovery, basic navigation and right of way rules, knot tying. Beginners are teamed up with a sailing buddy on the water. Skills are taught through a combination of chalkboard sessions (lectures), visual aids, demonstration, practical drills, games and extensive on the water practice. Some sailors may have to repeat this level before advancing, especially the younger ones in this category.

Bi-Weekly Sessions - 8 days (Mon - Thurs) over 2 consecutive weeks

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intermediate level sailors (8-16 years)- river skippers
Multiple recommended in order to progress

Sailors who have completed Beginner Level (Rookies) Optimist or Beginner Level (Rookies) Club 420 or previous experience. Sailors progress to single-handing Optis or Lasers, or contiue to develop partnering skills on 420's and FJ's as applicable. At this level we build on the basics and work on developing confidence in boat handling, effective sail trim and an overall competence in skills. It is usual for sailors to repeat this level before advancing.

Bi-Weekly sessions   8 days (Mon - Thurs) over 2 consecutive weeks

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advanced level sailor (9-16 years)- river captains
Multiple recommended in order to progress

Sailors with a high level of competence ready to take their game to the next level. Understanding Racing: Competition, tactics, rules plus advanced boat handling, advanced sail trim. For sailors to improve their skills and advance, they should attend multiple sessions..

Bi-Weekly sessions- 8 days (Mon - Thurs) over 2 consecutive weeks

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travel team racing sailors (9-18 years)-bay racers
4 , 6 or 8 week sessions
Specialized coaching on Opti, Laser and CLub 420, with travel to regional regattas throughout the summer.

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Travel Team Racers prerequisites for participation are club membership, coach recommendation and Program Director approval. Includes high level coaching, boat use when required, and logistical support for participation in regional CBYRA Junior regattas. Fleets: Opti Green (beginner) , Opti RWB, Lasers, 420's. Racers build skills, with intensive practice and professional level coaching is specialized for competiton.  Our team is well respected and consistently on the podium.
Parents are responsible for program fees, regatta entry and activity fees per event.

Minimum fist 4 weeks. For maximum benefit 8 sessions recommended.

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