IOCA (UK) British Open and National Optimist Championships 2024

Plas Heli - Welsh National Sailing Academy

3rd - 8th August 2024

IOCA UK British National & Open Championships 2024

UPDATE 11 JUNE 2024 _ Caoched Regatta Fleet

The Coached Regatta Fleet has had a 7th group of 6 sailors added on 11 June 24. ONLY sign up to the Coached Regatta Fleet if you have received an email informing you that a place has become available. 

There remains a Wating List for the Coached regatta Fleet which will reopen as soon as popssible.

Event dates 

The event will open on Saturday 3 August with Registration in the afternoon and racing on Sunday 4th through to Thursday 8th August. There will be a sailors' party on the Thursday evening, with Friday being the departure day.

Notice of Race

The information on all the fleets is detrailed in the NOR. 

Main Fleet age information 

Main Fleet entries will be divided into Senior and Junior Fleets by age, with those of Optimist age 13, 14 and 15 years (born in 2011, 2010 or 2009 respectively) racing in the Senior Fleet, while younger entries shall race in the Junior Fleet. 

Opimist age is the age a sailor will be by 31 December 2024.

International Sailors entry

International sailors must be a current member of their home National Optimist organisation. When entering the IOCA Nationals 24, select 'International' entry.


Enter now
» Main Fleet Senior: 36 places remaining.
» Main Fleet Junior: 22 places remaining.
» Racing Regatta Fleet: 27 places remaining.
» Coached Regatta Fleet: Full: adding to wait list
Entries close at 23:59:00 on 15th July 2024.

Discover more at the event website


Plas Heli - Welsh National Sailing Academy

Hafan, Glanydon Industrial Estate
LL53 5YT
United Kingdom