The Notices of Race for the 2021 Optimist National Championships (Girls, Fleet and Team Racing) are now available on each event website!
2021 Girls and Fleet National Championships
Registration is open for the Girls and Fleet Nationals, hosted by Big Blue Sailing Academy at Old Dominion University. Links to the event websites are below:
Both the Girls' Nationals and Fleet Nationals will serve as qualifiers for the 2022 Optimist Team Trials! The top 50% of TTE sailors from each championship will receive invitations to next year's team trials!!
The Fleet National Championship will also serve as a qualifier for the 2021 IODA South American Championship (Argentina) and 2021 IODA Asian Championship (Thailand), both scheduled for November 2021.
2021 Team Racing National Championship
Team Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Optimist Team Race National Championship, hosted by Hampton Yacht Club.
Applications must be submitted by Head Coaches for all teams from their organization using the link provided.
The initial deadline for submitting Team Applications is May 26.
One course (Green) will be dedicated to teams who have little or no team racing experience. Coaches are strongly encouraged to select this division when registering less experienced teams.
Entry restrictions are as follow:
Gold/Silver Division: 26 teams
Green Division: 12 teams
Please review the Notice of Race carefully for additional instructions! A link to the event website is below: