Opti Beginners

Beginner (Learn to Sail) Classes ($250) – starts Feb 22 Register Today! – Saturdays 1pm-4pm – Ages 8-13

(Ages 14-17 check out our 420 Beginner class)

The next course will be starting on February 22nd – April 25th.  The class will last 8 weeks, 1pm-4pm.  (No class March 14 or March 28.)  There is a $25 discount for siblings and the first month of regular classes are free after graduation from the beginner class with membership into LEYSF ($75).  If you have any questions, feel free to ask:  info@leysf.org or connie.harper@leysf.org  or call 352-612-0216


Beginner sailors start to learn to sail in either an Optimist or 420 depending on size and age. Students learn in a class environment and then put their skills into practice on the water. LEYSF provides boats and great instructors, you just need to:

  • be aged 8-13 (ages 14-17 here), and able to swim, 
  • bring a life jacket,
  • water shoes that keep your toes covered (no flip-flops),
  • water bottle,
  • sunblock,
  • quick-dry shorts and shirt,
  • towel
  • Helmets are suggested for beginner class.  Bicycle and skateboard helmets are great.  There are sailing helmets available too.

Please register by sending an email via info@leysf.org to request more information.

Pay online available through Paypal.


10% Discount for 2 children


Print, Sign and send this Registration
and Waiver (and check payments) to us at this mailing address:

c/o Connie Harper
1000 Kelly Creek Circle
Oviedo, FL 32765