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 (April-Oct).

The current dates for dates for sailing are listed below:

  1. Autumn dates (Saturday sessions – spaces available): 7th Sept, 14th, 21st, 28th, 5th and 12th October. Aimed at stage one sailors. Cost is £50 and payment in advance is required.
  2. Autumn dates (Sunday sessions – Now FULL/unless you have your own boat): 8th Sept, 15th, 22nd, 6th. 13th and 20th October. Aimed at stage two sailors/introduction to racing. Cost is £60 and payment in advance is required.

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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Nothing from August 22, 2019 to February 22, 2021.