2018 QLD State Titles 2018 QLD Optimist State Championships
5-7 May, Port Denison Sailing Club
2018 NSW State Titles 2018 NSW Optimist State Championships
24-25 March, Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
2018 VIC State Titles 2018 Victorian Optimist State Championship
10-12 March, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

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Head Of The River

Head Of The River
4 March, Maroochy Sailing Club

2018 Optimist National Championships

2018 GILL Australian & Open Optimist Nationals
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Manly

Sail Sydney 2017 Woollahra Sailing Club

11-14 December - Olympic Classes
15-17 December - Invited Classes (incl. Optimist)
Venue: Woollahra Sailing Club

QIODA High Performance camp 13 - 17 Dec at RQYS

Green fleet $50/day, Int/Open fleets $70/day. Spaces are limited, so get in quick!

Battle for Waterloo - 9-10th Dec Darling Point Sailing Squadron

Registration closes Thurs 7 Dec 5pm. Cost total $40 - 2 days

QIODA High Performance training 7-10 Dec at Port Denison Sailing Club, Bowen

The first of our NQld Pre-Nationals High Performance coaching camps with our International coach, Olcsi (pronounced ‘Olchie’), Szabolcs Majthényi

QIODA High Performance training 4-5 Dec at RQYS

Green fleet $50/day, Int/Open fleets $70/day. Spaces are limited, so get in quick!

QIODA Sailor Rankings for 2017

Please find attached the sailor rankings for QIODA 2017

2017 Opti Nationals Preparation

Attention all sailors who are intending at competing at next years Opti National to be held at Larges Bay in South Australia on the 2nd to the 9th of January 2017.

QLD State & Open Championship 2016

The QLD State Champion for 2016 is Hamish Thorne in Aquaboy, repeating his winning performance of last year to retain the QLD title for a second year running.

QLD State Championship 2016 - over 40 boats entered for next week

Good entries for Open and Intermediate Fleets, with sailors from NSW making the trip.
Ashleigh Swadling SA States 2016

SA State & Open Championships 2016

Two of our QLD sailors travelled to Largs Bay for the regatta.

AIODA Optimist Nationals 2016 - SYDNEY

The 2016 Optimist Nationals were held at Georges River 16ft Sailing Club between 2nd – 9th January attracting 250 Optimist competitors across the Green, Intermediate and Open fleet.

Nineteen sailors made the journey from Queensland with their support crew of 40 parents and siblings.

Sail Sydney 2015

Fantastic racing conditions were experienced in Sydney harbour in amongst hundreds of other racing yachts including the Sydney Hobart Maxi yachts practicing. A number of QLD racers were entered in the Open Division.

ISAF Sail Melbourne 2015

Sail Melbourne 2015
A good number of QLD Opti sailors competed in the International regatta in December as an invited class at St Kilda. Typical of Melbourne weather, all conditions were experienced over the four days of racing.

NSW Youth Championships 2015

Seven QLD sailors competed in the recent NSW Youths in early October, with a combined entry of over 130 boats in the Open and Intermediate fleets. Aidan Gummow was the best placed QLD sailor placing 7th overall in PlanSea.
Hamish Thorne, 2015 State Champion


The regatta was contested over two days in the sheltered waters of the Mooloolah River by 19 Open Fleet competitors.
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IODA International Optimist Dinghy Association

AIODA Australian International Optimist Dinghy Association

NSWIODA NSW International Optimist Dinghy Association

VIODA Victoria International Optimist Dinghy Association

TIODA Tasmania International Optimist Dinghy Association

IODASA International Optimist Dinghy Association of South Australia

WAIODA Western Australia International Optimist Dinghy Association

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