Optimist

Summer camp • 8-10 year olds

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First experiences on the water with an English-speaking instructor 

The CNPA’s Optimist Camp in Lesconil, for 8-10 year olds allow children to gain a real technical foundation on which to build later. This camp is ideal after having tried either Swabby (Moussaillon) ou Multi-sport camp. The greatest skippers of the Vendée Globe also began this way.

What’ more

A small, stable centerboard dinghy, which is simple to maneuver, the optimist allows children to get a taste of sailing and to learn and perfect their skills in utmost safety on the magnificent bay of Lesconil.

General objectives

  • rigging the boat
  • judging the strength and direction of the wind
  • mastering the boat’s equilibrium (wind on the sail, the tiller, positioning in the boat)

The CNPA’s Optimist Camp in Lesconil, for 8-10 year olds , is ideal for gradually progressing, learning how to navigate and becoming rapidly autonomous on the water.

Recommended Equipments

* sold in store at the CNPA
  • Wetsuit

  • Windbreaker

  • Booties *

  • Change of clothes

  • Sunglasses

  • Cap

  • Sun lotion

  • Towel

  • Snack

  • Sécurisé
    & Encadré

  • Matériel
    récent

  • Moniteurs
    diplômés

  • À la carte ou
    cours collectifs