Summer camp • 8-10 year olds
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.
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.
- 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.
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