Entries Now Open
27 Sep 2015
Notice of Race released
11 Aug 2015
Preliminary Notice of Race released
10 April 2015
Big NSW States!
8 Dec 2014
Sail Sydney – Final Day
On behalf of the Georges River 16ft Sailing Club, we wish you a warm welcome to the 2016 Australian & Open International Optimist Dinghy Championships.
With our partners we will provide you with a memorable sailing experience on historic Botany Bay – the best sailing waters in on the east coast.
Major events like this can only happen with the leadership of a dedicated Organizing Committee and a hard working team of volunteers, supporters and Club Staff, all of whom are greatly appreciated.
We hope you will join us at Georges River and wish all participants and their supporters for best for a safe, exciting and rewarding Championship.
Andrew McLachlan Commodore Georges River 16ft Sailing Club
The 2016 Australian & Open International Optimist Dinghy Championships will be held at the Georges River 16ft Sailing Club on the waters of Botany Bay in New South Wales on the 2nd – 9th of January 2016.
The event is open to competitors 15 years of Opti age and under, and all competitors are required to be members of their state Optimist Association.
The Australian Youth Championships will be held following the Optimist National Championships at Woollahra Sailing Club, also in New South Wales.
Some recent feedback on regattas staged at GRSC:
2013 NSW Youth Championships (Opti NSW Website)
“ As usual GRSC proved a great venue with lots of room to accommodate all the classes and put on great coffee, bacon and egg rolls and sausages….what else can you ask for? Thank you GRSC and YNSW! ”
2014 NSW Opti States (Opti NSW Website)
“ Andrew McLachlan and his dedicated team from Georges River Sailing Club again staged a wonderful event showing off a great venue and champagne sailing waters and good facilties! Thank-you!! ”
2013 NSW Youth Championships (Yachting NSW Website)
“ The staff and volunteers at Georges River 16ft Sailing Club worked tirelessly in the lead up and over the weekend to ensure a successful regatta. With support from a number of clubs and particularly Botany Bay Sailing Club, the on water teams worked for long hours on the race courses in a variety of conditions. ”