Last day to order Frostbite Hoodies!

Cut off for ordering is midnight tonight!

For those that have already paid and registered for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships, you will be granted automatic entry into the 2018 BINKS Marine Frostbite Regatta, you will only need to purchase the additional Hoodie $45, on the event booking page “shop”.

If you had NOT previously registered for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships you should enter the 2018 BINKS Marine Frostbite Regatta initially, and then if you decide you wish to be included in the results for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships, you will need to pay the additional $45 to enter the state championships, via the event booking page.

Note: you cannot just enter State championships for $45, If you have not previously entered, you must enter ...

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BINKS MARINE Optimist Frostbite Regatta, June long weekend & MUSTO OPTIMIST STATES 2018 update

Event Date: 9th &10th June long weekend

For those that have already paid and registered for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships, you will be granted automatic entry into the 2018 BINKS Marine Frostbite Regatta, you will only need to purchase the additional Hoodie $45, on the event booking page “shop”.

If you had NOT previously registered for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships you should enter the 2018 BINKS Marine Frostbite Regatta initially, and then if you decide you wish to be included in the results for the 2018 MUSTO SA Optimist State Championships, you will need to pay the additional $45 to enter the state championships, via the event booking page.

Note: you cannot just enter State championships for $45, If you have not previously entered, you must enter t...

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Australian Sailing Tri Series No.3 at Adelaide Sailing Club 10/11 March

The Tri Series consists of 3 x 2 day Regattas for Junior and Youth Classes with multiple short course racing. A Club Perpetual trophy along with individual Class medals are awarded. Green, Intermediate and Open Fleets available for Optis. Coaching will also be available for Green Fleet. Additional information including Notice of Race, On-line entry and current entry list is available on the YSA website.

Entry Fees 
Tri Series per round – $50 junior classes, $60 Youth classes 
JUNIOR CLASSES = Optimist or O’Pen Bic 
YOUTH CLASSES = Laser, Bic Techno, 420, Cadet or 29er 

Late Entry after 5/3/18 plus $10

This is always a great event, coaching provided for the green fleet, register via link

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2018 Musto SA Optimist State Championship

A reminder to register for the SA Optimist State Titles, less than 2 weeks away!!

4 days to Register before the late fee kicks in!!

27th-28th January 2018 
Adelaide Sailing Club 

$90 per sailor – Green Fleet (Coached)
$125 per sailor – Open or intermediate Fleet (on water support for all sailors)

$25 late fee from 21st January 

Green fleet will be coached by a coaches provided by IODASA 

All entrants must be a financial member of their State Optimist Association

Registration link – https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?eventID=6311&formID=74175

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2018 Gill OptiAUS Championship – event report and photos

The 2018 Gill OptiAUS Championships hosted at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron have concluded with 261 sailors competing over 3 fleets and 5 days of racing. 

The event was a huge success and a huge thank you to our sponsors Gill Australia and XSP for their support along with RQYS for hosting such a great event.  
Events like these do not happen without the volunteer’s so a special thank you to all the race committee, on water judges, measurers, parents and the RQYS members who donated their time to ensure that the sailors were provided with a world class event.
There were plenty of smiling faces and friendships being made across the boat park and close racing on the water.

Teams Racing
Teams racing was once again a hotly contested event, 24 teams entered, it came down to the last race of ...

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IODASA December clinic hosted at BSYC – Register Now!

THREE DAYS OF JUNIOR COACHING, Juniors from all Clubs WELCOME.

Come along to the first Optimist Coaching Clinic of the season, which will include one of the world’s best Optimist Coaches, Fernando Alegre. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to secure Fernando’s time to work with the coaches and fleets at this clinic.

Head coaches Dave Higgins (Open and Intermediate) and Brett Yardley (Green fleet) will oversee three days of fun coaching, designed to improve each sailor from fresh out of Tackers all the way through to the Open fleet. We will also have many other accomplished local sailors as coaches supporting the kids, including Josh Hinks, Brooke Gaffney, Ash Dyer, Sam Magarey and more.

Also, if you are a junior and are sailing in another class at any club and would like to ...

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THREE DAYS OF JUNIOR COACHING, Juniors from all Clubs WELCOME.

THREE DAYS OF JUNIOR COACHING, Juniors from all Clubs WELCOME.

Come along to the first Optimist Coaching Clinic of the season, which will include one of the world’s best Optimist Coaches, Fernando Alegre. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to secure Fernando’s time to work with the coaches and fleets at this clinic.

Head coaches Dave Higgins (Open and Intermediate) and Brett Yardley (Green fleet) will oversee three days of fun coaching, designed to improve each sailor from fresh out of Tackers all the way through to the Open fleet. We will also have many other accomplished local sailors as coaches supporting the kids, including Josh Hinks, Brooke Gaffney, Ash Dyer, Sam Magarey and more.

Also, if you are a junior and are sailing in another class at any club and would like to ...

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