Optimist – Dutch Youth Regatta – Workum NED – Start today

Today begins the Dutch Youth Regatta on the Ijsselmeer sailed in eight different Classes. With 428 participants from 26 nations and 5 continents, the Optimists have the largest fleet. The Nacra 15-catamaran fleet, including two Australian teams, is quite competitive as well. The entry lists.
The kickoff today will be quite challenging with winds from 15 to 20kn. For the coming days, a moderate breeze has been forecast.
The official preview.