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2014 Optimist New England Championships
Set to Begin in Newport


One of the premier youth regattas comes back to Newport as Sail Newport hosts the 2014 Opti New England Championship. With over 300 boats expected to sail, we are excited to welcome sailors from around the world to compete in this event. Running from August 4 - 7, we are excited to welcome families to enjoy Newport and all the excitement on-and-off the water. Sail Newport is excited to welcome Helly Hansen as the official sponsor of the 2014 Opti New Englands and gear sponsor for Sail Newport!

Opti NE Championship Schedule
Monday, August 4
1030 Optis and support boats may not arrive at the Sailing Center before this time
1200-1800 Competitor Check-in and Coach/Spectator flag Check-in


Tuesday, August 5
0830 Competitors’ Meeting (Mandatory)
0845 Coaches’ and Parents’ Meeting (Mandatory)
1030 Initial Warning Signal - Championship Fleet
After racing Snacks at rigging area


Wednesday, August 6 0830 Competitors’ Meeting (Mandatory)
0845 Coaches’ and Parents’ Meeting (Mandatory)
1030 Initial Warning Signal - Championship Fleet
After racing Cookout, Music


Thursday, August 7
0830 Competitors’ Meeting (Mandatory)
0845 Coaches’ and Parents’ Meeting (Mandatory)
1030 Initial Warning Signal - Championship Fleet age 3 of 4
1430 No initial Warning Signal for any “set” after this time
After Racing Dinner and Awards ceremony



2014 Optimist New England Championships