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WSC Optimist Information Meeting

Sunday September 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST

For all those parents with kids in Tackers 3, Green, Intermediate and Open Fleet – Please join us at the WSC main function room on the top floor this upcoming Sunday 22nd September at 09:30am.

In brief our agenda will look as follows:

I. Introductions:

Rupert Henry WSC Treasurer & Junior Sailing Director
Ben Tucker – WSC Optimist Class Rep
Alex Zimmermann – WSC Junior Program Sailing Manager & Head Coach

II. Optimist Pathway and the opportunities out there for the kid

The Australian Optimist Sailing Team (AOST / AODS)
Local, interstate and overseas regattas

III. Groups being catered by WSC:
WSC Green fleet (open to everyone) – where everything starts… 7-11yrs old, all about building friendships, self sufficiency, awareness and making an introduction to racing as fun of a process as possible. Weekly training on Wednesday afternoons and on water coaching during club racing.
WSC Development Team (by application) – the underpinning program, for sailors typically intermediate, mid open fleet, 11-13yrs where the fundamental racing skills are developed and for kids competing at their first or second Nationals. Training Fridays and Saturdays plus Club Racing.
WSC Race Team (by invitation) – for those that have already competed at Nationals before and are targeting to qualify to one of the Australian Optimist Sailing Teams heading overseas to the World or regional events. Training Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

IV. Calendar of events with the conclusion at Optimist Nationals 2020
Sign up packages & enrolment system via our website
WSC Optimist Trailer slot bookings

V. Volunteers
We are interested in finding out which Opti parents would be willing to volunteer on land (no sailing experience required).
Additionally if there are some of you that know how to sail / race we would love you to help our staff members during Club racing.
We will be discussing all these volunteering roles during our meeting.

VI. Question time
Any queries
Who would be interested in joining our team?

Please RSVP your attendance to this meeting to [email protected]
If you can’t attend please email me and I will do my best to give you a call back to explain what was discussed during the meeting.

Best regards,

Alex Zimmermann


Sunday September 22, 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
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