**MUSTO SA Optimist State Titles Update

**MUSTO SA State Titles update**
Given the forecast for the weekend, the committee is monitoring this forecast and working closely with Adelaide Sailing Club for this event. At this stage there is still variability around the final forecast and a decision this far out is not possible.
We note that the coast (Glenelg) is significantly cooler generally than the Adelaide CBD forecast, and suggest that forecast information is taken from the Official Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website. We will advise the Optimist community by 9am Thursday the 25th as to our intentions regarding the event. And no late fee will be applied for people registering after this date. We will do our best to keep people informed, any questions do not hesitate to contact the association info@optisa.org.au
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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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Team South Australia 2018 Optimist Nationals

NATIONALS ENTRY

Entry is open at www.optimist.org.auPlease note $100 LATE ENTRY FEE kicks in on Saturday 25th November. NOR available NOR_RQYS_OPTI_2018_final.pdf. SI available 16th December 2017

CONTAINER PACK and T-SHIRT PRESENTATION DAY

Container Packing and T-Shirt Presentation Day – Largs Bay Sailing Club Sunday 10th December @ 10am
Container will be packed 10/12.  Please ensure your boat is well wrapped to ensure no damage on travel. Please bring 2 pool noodles per boat to assist with packing. BBQ Lunch and T-Shirt Presentation at 12.30pm.

Please ensure you have registered for the container as space is limited.

Payment details to follow shortly.

Thank you to Qube Logistics and Austrans for supporting with transport to QLD. 

TEAM UNIFORM for Welcome and Presentation Nights.

SA Te...

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Buying a new or used Opti?

Buying a new or used Opti? – If you need to register a new Optimist or transfer the ownership of a secondhand boat, please post your Registration and Measurement book with the registration form to the Registrar, Emma Short, by **Friday 15th December 2017. After that date, we can not guarantee it will be processed in time to receive your book back in time for the Event – you need these docs to pass Measurement.

Cost – New Registration $50, Transfer $25 + postage.
Rego form and all details can be found here – https://optimist.org.au/registration-sail-numbers

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S.A. Optimist IODASA Coaching Clinic

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 tak...

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