Opti Session 2 - Learn-To-Sail

Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation - Davis Island Yacht Club

Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Davis Island Yacht Club 1315 Severn Ave TampaFL  33606
Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Davis Island Yacht Club 1315 Severn Ave TampaFL  33606

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What's Included

Learn-To-Sail – Optimist sailboat. Children 8-11 years old. Minimum age is 8.

About This Organizer



The Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation (DIYSF) is pleased to offer summer sailing instruction for both DIYC members and non-members. Our goal is to promote the sport of sailing for the benefit of the children of the Tampa Bay area in an environment which stresses safety, good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, respect for authority and respect for the community. The Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization and is funded through donations and proceeds from the Summer Sailing Program, as well as other events.

Thinking Summer Camp, Think Sailing!!!!

Registration will open on March 1st, 2015! 

2015 Dates Offered (for each age group): 

Session 1 June 8th -12
Session 2 June 15th - 19th
Session 3 June 22nd - 26th (advanced Opti and 420 classes offered)
Session 5 July 6th - 10th
Session 6 July 13th - 17th
Session 7 July 20th - 24th  (advanced Opti and 420 classes offered)
Session 8 July 27th - 31st
Session 9 August 3rd - 7th  (advanced Opti and 420 classes offered)
Session 10 August 11th - 14th  (advanced Opti and 420 classes offered)

Programs Offered:

Programs are open to the public.

Multiple Sessions

  • Shipmate Sailors OPTI Prams (Beginners ages 5-7 only) (Cost $150) (half day classes)
  • Learn-to-Sail: OPTI Prams (Beginner and Intermediate)
  • Learn-to-Sail: 420s (Beginner and Intermediate)
  • Advanced Learn-to-Race: OPTI Prams
  • Advanced Learn-to-Race: 420s

$265 per session (plus a $10 non refundable registration fee per sailor). A discount of $20 per session will be available for any combination of registrations for a family beginning at the 3rd session and/or child. 

Session Dates  
All sessions are one week in length, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided and is included in the program fees. Each child will receive a one t-shirt. Extra t-shirts can be ordered for $10.

Shipmate Sailors

The Shipmate Sailors is a learn to sail, stay safe, and have fun on the water class for ages 5-7. The Shipmate Sailors is an introductory class to allow the youngest of sailors to experience being in a sailboat and becoming comfortable on the water. Each sailor will have a fellow classmate in the boat with them. There will be several breaks throughout the morning and afternoon sessions. This 5-7 age group will meet Monday thru Friday either in the morning session which is from 9:00am - noon or the afternoon session which is from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt and light snacks will be provided. We ask that sailors have reached their 5th birthday by the start of their class.


$150 per sailor per session (plus a non refundable $10 registration fee per sailor), includes one camp t-shirt and light snacks. Extra t-shirts can be purchase for $10 each.

Session Times:

Morning Sessions from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Afternoon Sessions from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Organizer Info

  • Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation

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