Sixty Four Countries At Optimist Continentals This Month
Action from the North Americans in Santa Domingo
International Optimist Dinghy Association News
The last two weeks has seen the International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Continental Championships in North America, Europe and Africa all coinciding.
During July, 192 sailors from 22 countries were at the North Americans in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic; 247 sailors from 41 countries were in Piran, Slovenia for the Europeans and 51 sailors from nine countries are currently racing at the Africans in Richards Bay, South Africa. Only five countries have entered teams for more than one championship so a total of 490 sailors from 64 countries have been competing in IODA Continental Championships since the beginning of July.
Find out more on each event via the links below:
North Americans - http://optinam2009.org
Europeans - http://www.sailpiran.si/eoc2009/
Africans - http://optimist.co.za/ocra/regattas.php?cat=26
International Optimist Dinghy Association - http://www.optiworld.org/news.php