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Opti Learn to Race

For LMSS Sailors Age 8 - 13


When sailors are ready to participate in a more competitive environment, Opti Learn to Race is the perfect place to start. Geared for both inexperienced and experienced sailors aged 8-13, learning the basics of racing starts here!

  • Taught in Opti Racing Sailboats which are used locally, regionally and nationally at regattas
  • Use your own Opti, or use LMSS provided opti ($90)
  • Students will learn upwind/downind sailing, starting sequences, mark rounding’s, rules, rigging, knot tying and general seamanship
  • Towards the end of the session, sailors may choose to participate in local Green Fleet Regattas (Part of Twin Cities Youth Sailing)
  • Class size is limited to 20 sailors


Opti Learn to Race
Session Dates Days & Times            Price
Session 1
June 12 – June 30
M – F 8:45am to 12:15pm $440
Session 2 July 5 – July 21 M – F 8:45am to 12:15pm $405
Session 3 July 24 – Aug 11 M – F 8:45am to 12:15pm $440
Session 4 Aug 14 – Aug 25 M – F 8:45am to 12:15pm $295
No class Jul 4th


Prerequisite: Recreational Camp, or Prior Sailing Experience

Next Step: Repeat Opti Learn to Race, or LMSS Race Team – Intermediate Opti.

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