2023 Optimist World Championships – Costa, Brava – Spain – Coaches Report – Malcolm Hall

The Optimist Worlds was held in Costa Brava, Spain. More specifically off a camping resort called La Ballena Alegre, on the Gulf of Roses, which is 150km north of Barcelona. As is typical in any major regatta, the conditions were “not what we usually get here”, in that the normal thermal sea breeze failed to …

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2023 Optimist World Championships – Costa, Brava – Spain -Managers Report – Alistair Keytel

The South African Team for the Optimist Worlds Champs, which was held in Spain, was made up of a relatively inexperienced (international sailing speaking) group of sailors in Joshua Keytel, Sean Sadler, Ross Mukheiber and Dylan Hall. Dylan aside, this was a young team and for all of them, this was their first world championship. …

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Southern Wind – Proud sponsor of the Optimist African Championships 2022

Southern Wind is proud to have been the main sponsor of the Optimist African Championship 2022 held in Cape Town some weeks ago, thus supporting young sailors in their professional Optimist career. A total of 10 nations participated in the event that for many represents the starting block to becoming professional sailors and to get …

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KZN Grand Slam Regatta

SA Sailing KZN Youth Grand Slam Regatta Incorporating Optimist Interschools Date: 29th & 30th October 2022 Venue: HMYC – Henley Midmar Yacht Club Registration: https://www.hmyc.org.za/events/160248/