Welcome to Swiss Optimist

About us

We are the largest class in the swiss sailing sport by the number of members.
We are also the youngest, dedicated to children between 5 and 15 years.
We promote sailing at every level: starting sailing, starting regattas and the top level (national team).
For more information about us, please visit the Documents page.

Latest News

Region 3 Training camp from 5 to 9 August in Oberhofen.
Open to all Optimist Sailors. Link.

PM Thun under the snow, but 4 races completed for this last regatta of the 2023-24 season.
Results PM Thun

PM List Final 2023-24 Season
Bestenliste Final Season 2023-24

Swiss World Championship Team:
Eivinn, Tenma, Lewin, Edward, Lena
Swiss European Championship Team:
Yann, Alina, Andrea, Loïc, Cyril, Mey, Elsa
Results of the 2024 Selection

Region 4 Training Camp from 14 to 18 August in Alpnachstad.
Open to all. Registration Form.

Region 5 Training camp from 9 to 12 May on Wallensee.
Open to all Optimist Sailors. Registration Link.

Portoroz (SLO), 2nd Selection Regatta

First PM of the year, Lugano, nice weather but very light wind.
Only one race completed.

Additional information for the GA 2024:
Explanation of planned PM Regulation Change.
Updated Rule Change proposal: EN, DE, FR

Invitation to the 2024 GA of the Swiss Optimist Class.
16th March 2024 18h00, in Lugano (CVLL Clubhouse)
Agenda (FR and DE)

Palamos (ESP), 1st Selection Regatta

Another offer for July: the Lake Thun Yacht Club is organizing a training week on Lake Silvaplana for the first time during the summer holidays (July 13-20).
More information on the flyer.

Entries for the 2024 Davos Opti Camp open today at 12h00.
Link to the updated notice.
Link to registration.

The entries are open for the 2nd selection regatta: 30th Easter Point Regatta 2024.
Hurry-up, there are only 450 places!
(Hope you are already registered for Palamos, the 1st!)

The 2024 Opti-Camp of Davos will take place from 14 to 20 July.
You can find the flyer below this Link (in German).
Registrations will be open on the 15th January: Link to come

Registrations for the 2024 selection are open.
Go to Members, then Manage on the chosen sailor.

2023 archive News

2022 archive News