The COYCH sails the youngest from the age of 7 on Optimist. We can thus make the sail discover the children and bring them for those who wish to the high level.
Through 2 different groups each one can find its pleasure and its level of practice.
Beginner / Criterium
Wednesday from 2pm to 5pm. This criterium group consists of 9 children aged 8 to 12 from the summer sailing school of COYCH or the initiation group of the previous year. It is an improvement group that will make the debut in regatta once a month on the occasion of the critériums gathering about thirty riders. A departmental final takes place in June with 60 children. The best elements of this team then move to the next level if they wish, the optimist league.
League / Competition
Wednesday and Saturday from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. A group consisting of 8 riders aged 9 to 14 years previously trained at the COYCH in criterion or coming from other clubs. These riders are divided into 2 benjamins groups (up to 11 years) and minimal ones (from 11 to 14 years old). They compete throughout the year in the league championship (from Marseille to Monaco with 1 to 2 regattas per month). The championship includes a hundred minimal and some fifty youngsters. Gathering all the southern half of France) which take place 3 times a year with 180 minimes and 70 benjamins. These regattas give access to nationals, French championships and international championships.
For this year, the objective will be to have the maximum number of qualified riders at the French championship and the national regattas and beautiful performances on the regional regattas for the youngest.
From the youngest (from 14 years old) in Laser 4.7, to the oldest (which will not age) in Laser Standard, going through the radial (Olympic series for girls and transition for boys), The COYCH Laser teams navigate from the regional level to the international level.
A score of members sail at a high level, in standard laser, radial and 4.7. Our teams train under the guidance of Cédric BOERI on Wednesday, Saturday afternoons and travel on all the regattas of the League and the Mediterranean championship.
A dozen young sailors train regularly (on boats of the club). The COYCH is a leading club of this series in France and our riders have shone on all the regional, national and international podiums. The prize list is growing year after year in both the young and the masters.
Since 2009, the COYCH is CED that is to say Departmental Laser Training Center. The best sailors are gathered on this structure. Once a month, they come to train at the Base Nautique.
Competitive training sessions have been set up throughout the winter and the members of this section regularly compete in France and abroad.
The French Championship
The sports policy put in place by the COYCH management team and its permanent staff allows the youngsters to orient themselves before their majority on keelboards. The main objective being the Championship of France Espoirs organized each year by the FFVoile and regrouping the best crews under 25 years.
Regattas in Méditerranée
Many licensees and members of COYCH sail on the IRC Méditerranéen circuit and are represented on races such as the Massilia Cup, SNIM, Porquerolles Week, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez …
All are at the end of the season for the Hyères regatta: November in Hyères!
COYCH members regularly participate in match racing events and win medals!