Sailing News

Optimist – Dutch Youth Regatta – Workum NED – Start today with North American participants

Today begins the Dutch Youth Regatta on the Ijsselmeer sailed in eight different Classes. With 428 participants from 26 nations and 5 continents, the Optimists have the largest fleet. The Nacra 15-catamaran fleet, including two Australian teams, is quite competitive as well. The entry lists with North Americans in the 29er and RS Feva. —– The kickoff today will be quite challenging with a wind from 15 to 20kn. For the coming days, a moderate breeze has been forecast. —– The official preview.