This class is designed for students who have successfully completed two sessions of Opti Intermediate, or can demonstrate similar skills. The class will teach advanced Optimist handling, such as proper sail trim, sprit tension, roll tacking, and some beginner racing skills. There will be both on and off water instruction. This class will meet in the afternoon, when wind speed is usually greater than in the morning. This class has a hands on learn-to-master skills focus. When complete the sailor will be able to demonstrate full mastery of Optimist boat handling including roll tacking, heavier air sailing, and proper sail trim and setup. This class is best for 9-12 years old with demonstrated intermediate sailing skills or who have successfully completed two sessions of Opti Intermediate or an equivalent course.