The venues of most of the Optimist Continental Championships and the Optimist World Championships to be held in 2013 were selected on
Kimberly Lim, Singapore, 2011 Optimist World Champion
Emirates Heritage Club clinch Volvo Academy Team Racing regatta final in Abu Dhabi
8 nations participate in a week of competition
October 31st was the deadline for returning bids to apply as hosts for the IODA events in 2013.
First National Championship
Lots of medals to ex-Optimist sailors.
Requirement for the on water judges to blow a whistle deleted from sailing instructions.
Jan van Wettum, the first builder of an IOD95
Wade Waddell takes the title.