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Winner Clinic (Optimist)

October 28 - November 4


The SailCoach Winner Optimist Clinic are designed to give Optimist sailors quality sailing time during the summer school holidays. We have teamed up with a hotel on the Maltese islands to offer a complete package for both parents and their children.

The clinic will be led by coaches with a proven ability to prepare and inspire young sailors and will use top of the range Winner Optimists. The  venue SailCoach’s Malta SailBase offers excellent sailing conditions year round, allowing for quality hours on the water, contributing to improved speed and technique, all supported by specialist coaching.

The Objectives

We all know high performance comes from many hours on the water and this clinics goal is to do, just that under the watchful eye of some of the best coaches in the class. Developing speed in our sport is all about details and on the water we will give you what you need to be a smarter and faster Optimist sailor!

In this Winner Clinic our focus will be:

  • On-the-water drills for to improve boat handling technique
  • Racing Training to help improve your race strategy
  • Video analysis with targeted feedback
  • We will facilitate your learning and make that learning fun

Pre Entry Experience:

The focus group of this Winner Optimist Clinic are boys and girls aged 8 to 15, who have been racing for two years and are now ready to start competing internationally or would like to improve their sailing skills to do much better on their national sailing circuit.


28th October 2017: (arrival day)

Arrive into Malta Airport between 08:00 hrs and 22:00hrs and be met by one of SailCoach’s friendly staff. They will take you to the Gozo town of Mġarr, the venue for this Winner Optimist Clinic.

29th October to 3rd November 2017:

The Winner Optimist Clinic daily schedule will start each morning with a group briefing at 10:00hrs in the Royal Malta Yacht Club and finishing at 17:00hrs.

4th November 2017: (departure day)

SailCoach staff will drop you off at Malta Airport between 08:00 hrs and 22:00hrs for your journey home after some quality training.

Booking information:

For this Winner Optimist Clinic which will take place at our Malta SailBase, between the 28th October (arrival day) and the 3rd of November 2017 (departure day), we have put together a total package price including, accommodation with breakfast and evening meal included, airport transfers on our set arrival and departure dates from Malta Airport, fitness training, and our world class coaching. On top of this you would need to budget for flights, Optimist charter (€250), lunchtime meals and pocket money. If a parent would like to accompany their child, there will be a small surcharge to cover the half board accommodation of €42 per night. When booking please say what numbers are in your party and what type of hotel accommodation you would like.

Please Note:

We offer free airport transfers on the designated days, (transfers outside these days and times will cost €20).

“making you better”


October 28
November 4
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The SailCoach Foundation
+356 999 380 44




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