Optimist Racing

Optimist Racing

  • For intermediate to advanced sailors ages 8 – 14
  • Sailors who have completed a season of Learn to Sail and interested in regatta racing are invited to join the Opti Racing team as “Green Fleeters.”

Season Dates:

  • Fall 2019:  September 8 – December 15
  • Winter/Spring 2020: January 12 – May 3

Practice Schedule:

  • Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30p
  • Sundays from 10am to 2pm

Regatta Participation:

The team participates in several one and two-day regattas each season.  All sailors on the optimist racing team are strongly encouraged to take part in these regattas as they provide an ideal platform to have fun and enjoy the sport while further developing their sailing skills.  Regattas registration fees are separate and in addition to MSYSP’s season fee.  Cost:

  • $575 per season
  • Payment via check or credit card
  • Arrangements to pay the season fee via installments must be made on an individual basis with the youth sailing director.
  • Limited scholarships available

Fall 2019 Opti Regatta Schedule:

  • Sept 15 -16, Southeast Dinghy Championship, Key Biscayne
  • Sept 29, Florida East Coast Series (FECS) #1, US Sailing Center of Martin County, Jensen Beach
  • Oct 26 – 27, Halloween Howler, Coconut Grove Sailing Club
  • Nov 10, FECS #3, Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County, Vero Beach
  • Dec 1,  FECS #4, Palm Beach Sailing Club
  • Dec 15, FECS #5, Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation, Ft. Pierce

Register Your Child for Opti Racing: