Canadian Optimist Dinghy Championships

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August 20, 2017 – August 26, 2017 all-day
Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron
376 Purcell’s Cove Road Halifax NS B3P1CF

opti2017The Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, RNSYS, will be hosting the Canadian Optimist Dinghy Championships August 20-26, 2017.

This event is open for all sailors, male and female aged 15 and under.

This Regatta will consist of two fleets, a Green Fleet course for the novice sailors with little or no racing experience and a Championship Fleet for those with previous racing experience.

Green Fleet participants will receive on course instructions by coaches when needed.

For the Championship Fleet sailors this event will serve as the Team Canada qualifier for the 2018 IODA events as North American, South American, European and World Championships.


In preparation for our Canadian Championships, there will be a two-day Test Event for all sailors who wishes to practice at the venue prior to the regatta.

The Kennedy Cup we be hosted at the RNSYS on August 18-19, 2017.


In addition to a strong participation from sailors in the Atlantic Provinces, we anticipate sailors from across Canada, as well as international Optimist racers.


The 2017 Canadian optimist Championship is great opportunity for all levels of sailors, as well as for coaches and families, to enjoy a unique week of sailing while having fun together.

We invite all Optimist sailors to participate in the 2017 Canadian Optimist Championships in August at RNSYS.


The Notice of Race and event website with more detailed information will be available soon.

For further inquiries or information please contact us at


Best regards,



Katrin Heidenreich

Canadian Optimist Championships 2017

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