IODA Optimist World Championship
31 Oct 14
Switzerland's Nicolas Rolaz has been crowned 2014 Optimist World Champion after a strong week of sail boat racing in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) has been authorized by ISAF to be responsible for sailing for people with disabilities worldwide. IFDS is an affiliate member of ISAF and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and works with it's members, the Recognized National Authorities (RNAs).
IFDS promotes all types of sailing for people with all types and degrees of disability. The values of IFDS are equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities.