King George Optimists

King George Optimist Fleet.

The Optimist Fleet is targeted at children aged 7 to 13 years of age and the sailing runs on a Saturday and  Sunday morning, 9.30 to 12.30 (all year round).

The current dates for dates for sailing are listed below:

  1. Final autumn date – 26th October. £10 pay on the day. Please email beforehand to confirm you place.
  2. Winter training. Aimed at stage two sailors/introduction to racing. Cost is £10 per lesson and payment must be made in advance. (10th November, 8th December, 12th January, 9th February and the 15th of March).
  3. Spring 2020 Sailing will start in late March. Sunday only

Places are limited so please email to make a reservation.

Email optimists@kgsc.org.uk

Frequently Asked Questions

  • A parent/guardian has to remain on site for the duration of the class
  • As part of the session, the club will provide you with a boat or you can provide your own. Note, boat storage is free for Optimists.
  • A child can attend the Saturday even if they are stage 2. Ideally, children should attend the correct day for their level. Please email beforehand.
  • Children should bring a change of clothing. They will get wet! Ideally clothing should consist of a wetsuit, hat, spray top and non slip wet suit shoes/boots. The club will provide life jackets.
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  • Optimist coaching

    January 12, 2020 @ 09:30 - 12:30

    The training is aimed at those who want to learn about racing. As it’s also very cold, the sailors must wear the appropriate winter kit (full length wetsuit, hat, wet suit boots/socks, spray top).

    Pricing for the winter session will remain as is - £10 per session.

    Please email optimists@kgsc.org.uk or contact Andy on whatsapp. Places will be limited!

    See more details

  • Optimist coaching

    February 9, 2020 @ 09:30 - 12:30

    The training is aimed at those who want to learn about racing. As it’s also very cold, the sailors must wear the appropriate winter kit (full length wetsuit, hat, wet suit boots/socks, spray top).

    Pricing for the winter session will remain as is - £10 per session.

    Please email optimists@kgsc.org.uk or contact Andy on whatsapp. Places will be limited!

    See more details

  • Optimist coaching

    March 15, 2020 @ 09:30 - 12:30

    The training is aimed at those who want to learn about racing. As it’s also very cold, the sailors must wear the appropriate winter kit (full length wetsuit, hat, wet suit boots/socks, spray top).

    Pricing for the winter session will remain as is - £10 per session.

    Please email optimists@kgsc.org.uk or contact Andy on whatsapp. Places will be limited!

    See more details