The 2021 IODA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place at 7:00UTC+2 on Wednesday, July 7th in Rival del Garda, Italy.

The Agenda and Proposals to amend the Articles, Championship Conditions and Class Rules as per Article 16 an 17 can be found here.

The 2021 AGM will be an in-person meeting.  If you are unable to send an Official Representative to the meeting, please use the Proxy Form that gives your vote to another Member.  A Member can only hold one proxy as per Article 13 f) 3).

Official Representative Registration for the 2021 AGM will be online and will open on Tuesday, June 1st. Instructions for registration will be sent out prior to that date.  

In accordance with Articles 13(h), the deadline to register the Official Representative, Proxies, Substitutes and Observers is 1700 Friday, July 2nd, 4 days prior to the opening of the AGM.

The 2021 AGM Proxy Form is available here. Please send your Proxy Form to

In accordance with Article 3 b), a Member who has not paid their annual subscription by 4 days prior to the opening of the Annual General Meeting cannot vote, submit, or hold a proxy for another member. The deadline to pay the 2021 Subscription Dues is 1700hrs, Friday, July 2nd.

Nominations for candidates for the Executive, Technical and Regatta Committees, must be made by a Member in writing and seconded by another Member in writing and with the approval of the nominees, and shall be received by the Secretariat no later than 4 days prior to the opening of the Annual General Meeting. The deadline for nominations is 1700, Friday, July 2nd.

Nominations shall include an appropriate resume. Please send nominations to

Bid presentations to host the 2023 Optimist World Championship and Continental Championships will be a series of online webinars. The schedule for the presentations will be confirmed soon.

We look forward to seeing many of you at the Annual General Meeting in July!