Bryan Carstens ‘Optimist of the Month’ – December 2017

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Bryan Carstens, 13, is rapidly emerging in the Optimist Class.

He has this year represented South Africa in the 2017 Optimist African Championship in Montazah, Alexandria. Egypt. He competed against sailors from Algeria, Morocco, Angola, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, UAE, and of course Egypt, finishing 17th and first of the South African Team.

Bryan Carstens RSA 1367 competing in the African Optimist Championships sailed out of Alexandria, Egypt in 2017.

Bryan is a quiet and systematic sailor who has worked hard to improve his technical and tactic skills.

He is a very polite and fair competitor who gets along well with the Optimist National Team and with all sailors.

Bryan (second from left) and Team South Africa at the African Optimist Championships 2017.

We congratulate Bryan for the past season and wish him all the best for the one coming!