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Opti Race Team

For Green and RWB sailors, private boat and recommendation required.

  • Ended
  • 1,700 US dollars
  • 10 Water Street

Service Description

Meets: 9:00 AM – 4:30PM, Monday - Friday Admission into the Opti Racing team requires a recommendation from the coaching staff to ensure your sailor is ready. Opti racers compete in NBYA regattas and may also travel to others out of state. Students are required to bring their own boat. In the morning practice, boats are expected to be rigged by 9:15. Some sailors may need to arrive earlier to meet this standard. Curriculum: Tuning, Tactics, Strategy, In Depth Racing Rules, Protest Prep, Regatta Prep,  and Sportsmanship Note - Please do not store boat at EGYC outside of June and September. Helpful regatta registration info: ‘White fleet’ = 10 yrs and younger ‘Blue fleet’= between 11 - 12 years  ‘Red fleet’ = between 13 - 15 years 


Cancellation Policy

WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY GBSA’s operational budget is entirely based on the tuition we collect each season. As a non profit, we aim to keep enrollment costs as low as possible while being able to fund our operation from year to year. As such, we can only offer limited refunds for customers in specific cases. Please read the policies below for more information and contact the Program Director at director@gbsa.info with any questions. REFUND DUE TO VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL: From registration opening - March 31st: 100% refund (minus 5% transaction fee) March 31st - June 1st: 50% refund (minus 5% transaction fee) After June 1st: No refund can be provided PLEASE NOTE: We do not prorate for any missed sailing time. You may contact the Program Director to inquire about setting up a make-up day, but this is not guaranteed. REFUND DUE TO AN EMERGENCY: Please contact the GBSA Treasurer at treasurer@gbsa.info and explain the cause for cancellation. We will work with you to find a fair solution. CHANGING CLASSES: Whenever possible, we will accommodate class changes for your sailor. If we are unable to move your student into another class due to capacity reasons, and you therefore need to unenroll your sailor, we will process requests using the policies outlined above. CANCELLATIONS ON OUR BEHALF: If, for any reason, we need to cancel a class or reduce its capacity, we will notify you of this and will fully refund affected registrations starting May 15th in the order in which they were received (newest to oldest).


Contact Details

  • 10 Water Street

    (401) 484-7732

    info@gbsa.info

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