BODA Events

Upcoming Events

IODA World and North American Trials 2018


Trial dates March 10-11, April 20, 21 with 22 as spare for North Americans, April 20, 21, 22, May 19 with 20 as spare for Worlds. 

  • March 10-11 Racing (North Americans)
  • April 20-21 Racing, April 22 as spare (North Americans)
  • April 20-22 Racing (Worlds)
  • May 19th Racing, May 20 as spare (Worlds)

ENTRY Competitors can register by emailing Dede Cooper, BODA Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with name and sail number or passing the stern of the RC boat and hailing her sail number before the first warning signal each race day.

ELIGIBILITY The Trials is open to competitors sailing on boats of the Optimist class. Attention is drawn to World Sailing Regulation 19 Nationality Criteria. The age of a competitor at the end of the year in which the event occurs shall not exceed 15 years. All competitors shall be Members of BODA, or their respective Country of Residence’s Optimist Class Association.

NoR: to be published closer to the date

SI: to be published closer to the date

2017 RESULTS:Results: IODA World ,North American, Asian and European Trials 2017


2018 Canadian Optimist Championship

The 2018 Canadian Optimist Championship will be hosted by the West Vancouver Yacht Club, in cooperation with the Squamish Yacht Club.  The event will have a pre-regatta clinic August 13-16 with the regatta running August 17-23rd.

This event is open to all sailors, male and female aged 15 and under. This Regatta will consist of two fleets, a Green Fleet course for novice sailors with little or no racing
experience and a Championship Fleet for those with previous racing experience. The Green Fleet participants will receive on course instruction by coaches when needed.

The 2018 Canadian Optimist Championship is a great opportunity for all levels of sailors, as well as for coaches and families, to enjoy a unique week of sailing while having fun together. 

The Notice of Race and event website with more detailed information will be available soon.