SAYCSC Sail Team Racing Program
Opti Green 1 & 2, Opti Advanced, c420 & Laser Teams
Opti Green Team (Ages 8 - 15) - Designed for those who know how to sail well and want to learn to race. Opti Green team practices twice a week on Sundays and Tuesday afternoons (and some Saturdays before the time changes). Must have prior Sail Team experience and show proficiency in rigging, launching, tacking and gybing, docking and capsize recovery. Development/Practice Team a prerequisite, or Sail Director approval. Charter boats available, more information, contact Sail Director. 4-5 regattas in the spring season.
Sail Team Schedule - Opti Green 1 (10+ year olds)
Sail Team Schedule - Opti Green 2 (8-9 year olds)
Opti Advanced Team (Ages 8 - 15) - Designed for experienced racers with previous Sail Team experience. Advanced team may consist of RWB sailors, or a mix of RWB and experienced Green Fleet sailors. Sailors on the RWB team must provide their own boats. Opti RWB Team has more focused and demanding practices, Green Fleet prerequisite or Sail Director approval. 4-6 travel regattas in the spring season.
Sail Team Schedule - Opti Advanced.docx
c420 and Laser Teams (Ages 13 - 17) - Designed for those who know how to sail and want to learn how to race. SAYCSC c420 Team teaches club racing (trapeze and spinnaker) as well as traditional 420 main and jib racing. The 420 team is comprised of new and advanced racers. The Laser and team is for experienced Laser sailors only, boat ownership is required. D-13 and D-12 events. The c420 team and Laser team practice twice a week with a dedicated Laser coach and a dedicated c420 coach. Sailboats included for 420 race team. 4-6 travel regattas in the spring season.
Sail Team Schedule - Laser
Travel Sail Teams have full-day clinics with past US Sailing team members and both World and North American Champion guest coaches.
Opti Green, Opti RWB, c420 and Laser teams will attend traveling regattas, Opti Development/Practice will be invited to attend traveling regattas. All sailors and families participate in one public service event each season. Schedules for each team are linked above and below.
Interested sailors must commit to all practices, clinics, regattas, and maintenance and trailering days. Parental involvement is required, please email Sail Director with questions prior to registering.
Mandatory parent/sailor meeting and workday on Saturday, February 10th for all participants, first practice on Sunday, February 11th.
Handbook sent upon successful registration.