sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : World Optimist Championships - Singapore first nation to sign-up
World Optimist Championships - Singapore first nation to sign-up

'Singapore Optimist action'    © Elena Giolai/Fraglia Vela Riva    Click Here to view large photo

The World Optimist Championship is set to take place from 15th-26th July at Fraglia Vela Riva and Singapore, top in the world in Optimist championships, has now become the first nation to sign up for the event. As well as taking a clean sweep of the podium at the last World Championships held in The Dominican Republic, Singapore showed itself to be among the emerging countries in sailing to have the highest percentage of wins.

It was the first country to pre-register online on the Fraglia Vela Riva site. Second to pre-register was Bahrain in the archipelago of 'The two Seas' between Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the Persian Gulf. The Garda Optimist Championships have started off with emerging countries from the Far and Middle East confirming that the championships will have a multi-ethnic flavour with many nations beginning to be a strong presence in the sailing world, at least at the juvenile level. Many future helmsmen will emerge from these World Championships on Trentino Garda so it's a date not to miss!

Singapore first to sign up for World Optimist Championship -  © Elena Giolai/Fraglia Vela Riva   Click Here to view large photo

Meanwhile, the pre-registrations for the XXXI Garda Optimist Meeting are coming in thick and fast. It's the first event of the Fraglia season and takes place during the week of Easter. So far there are more than 400 registrations, double the number from this time last year when the Meeting became a Guinness World Record. News from a few days ago is that Martino Tortarolo, who won the Garda Optimist Meeting back in 2005 and who has since then joined the Olympic international circuit, has been selected for the crew of the brand new Team Italy which will take part in the Red Bull Young America's Cup in San Francisco next September. The Garda Optimist Meeting's gold medal board just keeps on getting richer.

Optimist World Championship website
Notice of race: Click here

XXXI Garda Optimist Meeting web page:
XXX Garda Optimist Meeting website

Notice of race: Click here

     


by Elena Giolai

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=105884

11:05 PM Wed 23 Jan 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World





































America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong


























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - US Sailing Team ready for action
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier
Springtime boat buyers need to take care of a few key things
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 16 April 2014
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres – World’s best to race on French Riviera
Rolex China Sea Race – Fleet off to a clean start
America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature
World Youth Sailing Week – Second edition officially presented + Video
Rolex China Sea Race - Sailing classic returns
Les Voiles de St Barth – Fired up for battle
CNN Mainsail Down Under for the 75th JJ Giltinan Trophy - 18ft skiffs
Volvo Ocean Race: North Sails on outfitting the Volvo 65
Image gallery: James Cook High's Royal encounter on Steinlager 2 *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race - Maersk Line named shipping partner
Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry joins America's Tall Ship fleet + Video
2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Glorious conditions prevail on final day
WWA Pro Card Qualifier - Pro Cards earned at Freedom Wake Park
Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete   
Earth Day boater tips   
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's   
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell   
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata   
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete   
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event   
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website   
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!   
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale   
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design   
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager   
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature   
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall   
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in   
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences   
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
X6XL NEW US