Register now for the NZIODA South Island Opti Clinic!


We hope you’re all well.

Monday 13 September is the day South Island sailors can register for the NZIODA South Island Opti Clinic. Registrations are open currently for 30 places, so please hurry as spots do fill up fast.
This year’s clinic is hosted by the beautiful Queen Charlotte Yacht Club in Picton on 19-21 December 2021 and it’s going to be fantastic!
Not based in the South Island? Don’t worry. Here are the latest registration dates:
Monday 11 October
Open to Wellington regional sailors
Monday 18 October
Open to all sailors nationally
Friday 19 November
Registrations Close
What better way to start the festive season in style? Take the whole family! Beautiful sailing and race experience in the Sounds for your young sailor, a real destination sail for many, and a beautiful holiday trip for the rest!
QCYC is also the host for the Interislander Regatta – NZIODA’s only ranking regatta apart from the nationals this season, so it’s wonderful prep for 2022!
This camp is suitable for Green, White and Open fleet sailors and the focus is on having fun and making friends, with top-class coaching from Kim Buchanan (NZIODA NZL team coach) working alongside Kate Overend (QCYC Head coach).
The cost is $350 and includes a non-refundable deposit of $50.00.
Come and join us! You’ll find all the details you need right here. Register here

Best wishes from the NZ International Optimist Dinghy Association,

PS:  Coming soon, details of the North Island Opti Clinic


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