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Advanced Camp

Each sailor must supply their own single handed boat (Opti or Laser)

For ages: 11 & up

This course  will focus on refining skills, racing, optimizing boat speed and control, seamanship, and other areas appropriate to the age group such as boat maintenance and emergency repair.   Sailors will also have the opportunity to sail in club FJ's Thistle's and 420's. This is not a learn to sail program and is intended for sailors ages 11-18 who are interested in developing their skills to reach their highest levels of sailing competition. Participation is open to Laser Standard, Radial, 4.7, and Opti sailors with sufficient skills and experience to sail comfortably in a variety of wind conditions.  

Advanced Registered sailors that turn 13 in the year 2018 are eligble to try out for our JR Bay Team.  The sailor must also be enrolled in VBCSC Race Team and or Opti Race Team program.

Requirements:

  • Must be a VBC/VYC member
  • Must have coach approval
  • Have 3 years of sailing experience
  • Able to swim with out life jacket and pass swim test
  • Must supply own life jacket and appropriate gear

Boat Requirements:

  • Must supply own single handed boat (laser, laser radial, or opti)
  • Boat must be in racing shape
  • All boat parts and supplies needed should be in working order on the first day of camp
  • Owners are responsible for maintaining their own boat

Dates/Times:

  • June 11th - July 6th
  • 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Monday - Friday
  • No camp July 4th
  • ​July 9th Soak City Day

Cost:

  • $400.00            
  • Early bird prices are listed above, registrations received after May 1st will be an additional $50.00