Spring 420 & Opti Tune Up Clinics

June 25th and 26th, Niantic Bay Yacht Club
MudRatz Parents and Sailors,

What & Why – The second annual pre-season tune up clinic is ready to roll.  Any local youth Opti or 420 sailors are welcome to attend – regardless if you have ever sailed with us before.

When & Where – This full two-day clinic is on June 25th & 26th from 10am to 4pm at the Niantic Bay Yacht Club.

Who –  Our all star lineup of coaches are slated to speed up your sailors!

On 420’s – Nick Ewenson, Newport, Rhode Island.  Nick is a 420 coach with a wide range of experience and success. He has been US Sailing’s coach for the Youth Championships and the Ida Lewis Trophy, and has taught at top-level clinics like Sail Newport’s Brooke Gonzalez Clinic and Chicago Yacht Club’s Neill Clinic. As a collegiate coach at College of Charleston and University of Rhode Island for seven years, Ewenson coached numerous collegiate All-Americans and his teams won five national championships.

On Opti’s – Urska Kosir, Izola, Slovenia.  Urska is a proven past champion winning both the 2009 Laser 4.7 World Championships and later in 2012 winning the Collegiate National Womens Championship B Division.  She is a past member of the Slovenian National Sailing Team and Yale Bulldogs Sailing Team respectively.  Urska will focus on proper set up and racing drills to help our Opti sailors step it up for the upcoming summer events.

How Much – The cost is $100 for new sailors (and $75 for current team members).

Avoid the $25 late fee and register by June 15th with the links below!

New sailors wishing to join our clinic please sign up with this link.

Current team members (sailed with us this spring or fall) please sign up here: