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Fast track your way through the Optimist courses

The Optimist Fast Track program means you complete an entire level condensed into five days of training.

Run during the school holidays, this fast tracked course will give students the chance to progress faster.

The five day intensive course must be booked and paid in advance. There are no day options available for the course.

Optimist Level 1 Fast Track

December 9-13th

December 16-20th

January 13-17th

January 20-24th

Optimist Level 2 Fast Track

December 16-20th

January 13-17th

January 20-24th

Optimist Level 3 Fast Track

December 16-20th

January 20-24th

An entry level course for children with minimal to no previous sailing experience. By the completion of the course, sailors will be able to launch and retrieve a boat, as well as have a basic understanding of the principles of sailing.

  • Drop Off – From 8:30am
  • Course Start Time – 9am
  • Course Finish Time – 5pm
  • Last Pickup – 5:30pm


Once a student has completed a fast track, they are eligible to go onto the next course


$495 per student

SOLD OUT? If you see any part of this course Sold Out, please email academy@rayc.co.nz for more information

Student’s Details *

Previous Experience *

Please advise most recent previous experience

Indemnity *

I/We hereby grant permission for my child to take part in this course/program. I/We understand the risks of sailing.

Disclaimer *

I/We acknowledge that I/We have read, understood and agree to the RAYC Sailing and Paddling Academy Terms and Conditions as publised on the RAYC Website

Imagery / Footage *

By participating in the event, a student, member or user automatically grants Royal Akarana Yacht Club and the sponsors, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time and at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or film television and other reproductions of him/her during the period of the competition for said event in which the competitor participated and in shall in all material related to the said event without compensation.

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Additional information


Level 1, Level 2, Level 3


December 9-13th, December 16-20th, January 13-17th, January 20-24th