Opti Clinics

Fall Opti Clinics 2023


1 pm – 4:30 pm on Sundays.  COST $150 members $200 Non-member

August 27th

September 10th, 17th, and 24th

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd

November 5th – Last day for LTS


Green Fleet and Advance Optimist

9 am – 3 pm Saturdays, 4 pm – 6:30 pm Tuesdays

COST:  $350 members  $400 Non Member


August 26th

September Saturdays – 9th, 16th, 23rd, Sat and Sunday for Wadewitz (Separate fee for the regatta) September 30th and Oct 1st.

September Tuesdays – 5th, 12th, 19th

October Saturdays – 7th, 14th, 21st

October Tuesdays – 3rd, 10th, 17th

November Saturdays – 4th – this is last day for green fleet.

Advance and Green going to Mid Winters at SYC 24th-25th for additional practices

November 11th, 18th, and 19th – plus a team meeting on Tuesday the 21st

Coaching fees are not included for Mid-Winter. 


Holly Murray 228-363-0073 or holly@fairhopeyachtclub.com

Learn to Sail

Learn to sail teaches the basics of sailing, such as knot tying, terminology, water safety and basic maneuvers on the water. This class focuses on having fun on the water in a safe environment.

Green Fleet

Green fleet is for sailors that have completed one or more classes of Learn to Sail and would like to learn to race. Those entering this class need to be recommended by their learn to sail instructors.

Advanced Fleet

Participants for this level must be approved by Waterfront Director. Sailors must own their own boat. Sailors will perfect sailing techniques while deepening their knowledge of racing through tactics and strategy.