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Euromed Optimist Championship

December 11 - December 20

Welcome to the 2023 Euromed Optimist Coaching Tour.

Join us from the 14th (arrival day) to the 23rd (departure day) of December 2023 for an exciting event filled with world-class coaching and exhilarating sailing experiences. The tour begins with four days of intensive pre-regatta training in the stunning Mellieha Bay. Our experienced coaches will provide comprehensive guidance to help you sharpen your skills and prepare for the upcoming Europa Cup challenge. Throughout the coaching tour, you will be staying at the four-star Seabank Hotel and Resort on a half-board basis.

During this event, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in the Euromed Optimist Championship, Malta’s top dinghy regatta, while your ILCA family and friends can compete in the Malta Europa Cup, all hosted by the Malta Young Sailors Club, in what promises to be an exciting regatta experience.


11th December 2023
Arrive at into Malta International Airport (MLA) and be met by SailCoach’s friendly coaching staff member, and they will take you to Mellieha Bay, the venue for this year’s Euromed Optimist Championship.

12th to 15th December 2023
Before the event, we will have four familiarisation and coaching days at the regatta venue, as it’s SailCoach’s home waters, our experienced coaches will aim to help you become familiar with the local conditions and gain valuable knowledge about the area. Our coaches will assist you in developing a race strategic “Game Plan” and offer video analysis to improve both your boat handling and speed, as adequate preparation is crucial for a successful regatta. Additionally, these pre-regatta days will allow you to get to know our coaches, which will give you a significant advantage once the racing begins.

16th to 19th December 2023
Racing starts in the Euromed Optimist Championship, in what promises to be a tough event, ahead lies four days of tough racing. However, don’t worry, SailCoach’s experienced coaching staff will be there with you giving you all the support you need on and off the water to help you reach your goals.

20th December 2023
At the end of the event, a SailCoach staff member will take you to Malta Airport (MLA) for your journey back home, hopefully with a couple of trophies to celebrate your achievements. One thing is certain: you will have gained valuable experience from this regatta and created lifelong memories and new friends that will stay with you forever.

Euromed Optimist Championship Coaching Tour Package
The package comprises airport transfers, hotel accommodation with half board, and our exceptional World Class Coaching. Please note that flight tickets, Optimist charter, entry fees, and pocket money should be budgeted separately.

I hope the above information is helpful, and if you need any further assistance or would like to confirm a place, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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