CLUB 420 PROGRAM

Session 1 (4 weeks): June 22—July 16, 2010

Session 2  (3 weeks): July 19—August 6, 2010

 

LEARN TO SAIL 420s

Mon—Fri,  9:15am—12:15pm

Combined with the afternoon Club 420 Racing
for Summer 2010.

Mature, qualified high school aged sailors with advanced level training are welcome to register for this program pending instructors sign-off. Students will learn the fundamentals of
C-420 sailing, including instruction in proper boat handling, maintenance and technique, and an introduction to high school level competitive sailing.

 

Weight requirement for sailing 420’s is a combined 220 lbs. for skipper and crew. Sailors should be a minimum of 100 lbs. to enroll. Height is a strong consideration for participation as well.

 

This program offers two morning sessions, with a limit of 12 students per session.

 

CLUB 420 RACING  

Mon—Fri, 1:30pm—4:30pm

Open to those experienced high school age sailors who have some experience and wish to progress in sailing the Club 420.  Must have successfully completed advanced sailing technique in Optimists, Blue Jays or Lasers or be referred by DJST instructors in order to register.

 

Sailors will gain experience in the roles of both

skipper and crew.

 

Weight requirement for sailing 420’s is a combined 220 lbs for skipper and crew. Sailors should be a minimum of 100 lbs. to enroll. Height is a strong consideration for participation as well.

 

Sailors will have opportunities to scrimmage with

local  yacht clubs.

OPTI SAILING PROGRAM

Open to sailors 8–14 years of age.

Four levels of instruction are offered ranging from basic sailing fundamentals through advanced racing technique.

(See Sessions & Fees for registration form and options.

 

 

LEVEL 1

Session 1 (3 weeks): June 22—July 9, 2010

Session 2 (3 weeks): July 12—July 30, 2010

Mon—Fri, 9:15am—12:15pm
For first-time sailors and those with no prior experience sailing an Optimist. Learn the basic fundamentals of sailing, including technique, rigging, proper boat handling and maintenance.

 

LEVEL 2

Session 1 (3 weeks): June 22—July 9, 2010

Session 2 (3 weeks): July 12—July 30, 2010
Mon—Fri, 9:15
am—12:15pm
For sailors with at least 1 full session of experience sailing an Optimist. Strengthen the fundamental sailing skills, improve boat handling, and develop the confidence to rig and sail an Optimist without assistance.

 

OPTI BOOSTER CLINIC

August 2—6, 2010 (1 week)

9:15 AM – 12:15PM
Open to all enrolled DJST Level 2 sailors who can sail alone. Individualized attention concentrating on all of the basic points of sail and boat handling in preparation for advancement to Level 3.

 

 

 

LEVEL 3 & 4 RECREATIONAL SAILING

Session 1 (3 weeks): June 22—July 9, 2010

Session 2 (3 weeks): July 19—August 6, 2010

Mon—Fri, 1:30pm—4:30pm
For advanced sailors who have mastered the fundamentals of sailing and demonstrated readiness to rig and operate an Optimist
alone. Develop advanced sailing techniques and boat handling, including basic racing skills and strategies. Optional participation in Green Fleets racing.

 

OPTI RACING CLINIC

July 12—16, 2010 (1 week)

 1:30pm—4:30pm
For enrolled DJST Level 3 & 4 sailors only. Individualized attention given to students with a concentration on fine-tuning racing techniques and skills for advancement in JSA regattas.

 

 

 

OPTI REGATTA SQUAD
Session 1 (4 weeks ): June 22—July 16, 2010

Session 2 (4 weeks): July 12—August 6, 2010

Sessions 1 & 2 (7 weeks) June 22—August 6, 2010

MonFri 1:30pm—4:30pm
Sailors commit to a full summer session and will participate in all JSA sanctioned Opti regattas, including Champs. Sailors will expand on advanced racing techniques and strategies in a competitive racing environment. Includes scrimmages with local yacht clubs.

 

 

Programs

To contact us:

For General Information:

Linda Hannett, Commodore

203-656-0333, LLJJHH@aol.com

 

Pam Ha-Stevenson, Co-Commodore

203-656-0777, hasteve3@aol.com

 

Tracy King

203-899-0268, toking@optonline.net

 

For Registration Information:

Ellen Melton

203-662-0234, dariensailing@gmail.com

 

Darien Junior Sailing Team

Weed Beach
PO Box 45
Darien, CT 06820