International Travel Options – Fall 2021

 

Important Information for 2021 Team Trials, Nationals and ODP2 families

 

We are nearly ready to send out invitations to sailors for this Fall’s international events and thought it important to lay out the various opportunities for sailors beforehand, since some sailors may receive invitations to multiple events.  Sailors who are eligible for multiple invitations may accept as many or as few as they wish to.

 

Bahamas Optimist National Open Championship 2021 – October 2-3 (travel Sept 28 and Oct 4)

  • Eligible Sailors – 2021-22 ODP2 Program Members
  • Seeding based on ODP2 Region and 2021 Team Trials results
  • 21 sailors, 3 coaches, 1 support parent (volunteer)
  • Coaches: Scott Lindley, Scott Norman, Mitch Hall
  • Additional information (budget, Notice of Race, etc): https://usoda.org/odp2

 

Kidibul Cup Cap d’Agde 2021 (France) – October 25-30 (travel October 23 and 31)

  • Replacement event for Belgium and Irish Nationals
  • Eligible Sailors: 2021 Team Trials Competitors who were born in 2007 or later AND who did not already attend a Summer International event
  • Seeding based on 2021 Team Trials Results
  • 21 Sailors (minimum 7 females), 3 coaches, 1 support parent (volunteer)
  • Coaches: TBD
  • Additional information: https://usoda.org/international-team

 

2021 IODA South American Championship, Argentina – November 6-13 (travel Nov 3 and 13)

  • Eligible Sailors – 2021 Optimist National Championship competitors who have registered under the Fall International Teams event and selected the event
  • Seeding order based on 2021 Optimist National Championship results
  • 15 sailors (min 4 of opposite gender), 2 coaches, 1 team leader, 1 support parent (volunteer)
  • Coaches: Mike Dowd, Santiago Galan
  • Team Leader: Sebastian Peri Brusa
  • Additional information: https://usoda.org/international-team

 

2021 IODA Asian & Oceanic Championship, Thailand – November 6-13 (travel Nov 3 and 13)

  • Eligible Sailors – 2021 Optimist National Championship competitors who have registered under the Fall International Teams event and selected the event
  • Seeding order based on 2021 Optimist National Championship results
  • 7 sailors (min 2 of opposite gender), 1 coach, 1 team leader, 1 support parent (volunteer)
  • Coach: Diunieski ‘Koky’ Gutierrez
  • Team Leader: Marek Valasek
  • **Pending allocation of spots from IODA**
  • Additional information: https://usoda.org/international-team