News Venues for 2017 Optimist Championships decided

Venues for 2017 Optimist Championships decided

Optimist Worlds 2017

On their second attempt, the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, Thailand, were successful in winning the bid for the 2017 Optimist World Championship. Sixty-two countries voted to decide which of five bids should be accepted for 2017. Congratulations to Thailand and also a big thank you to the other four bids all of which were impressive and equally worthy of hosting the Optimist Worlds.

Other venues for 2017:

South American Championship: Enarnacion, Paraguay 22 April to 1 May

European Championship: Yacht Club Port Bourgas, Bulgaria 30 Jult to 6 August

European Team Racing Championship: Lago di Ledro, Italy end of August

African Championship: Alexandria, Egypt 1 to 9 July

Asian & Oceanian Championship: Hong Kong 29 September to 7 October