The new sailing season is quickly approaching and the first to hit the water are happy entries of the second season of the new OptiOrange Valencia regatta. Organized by the St.Petersburg Yacht Club and Real Club Náutico de Valencia OptiOrange was successfully inaugurated in 2018 and now entries are quickly filling for the second edition to be held 7th – 10th March.
The Valencia sailing area is famous for having organized the 32nd & 32nd America’s cup edition.
Not solely Valencia’s perfect conditions made this event sought after. St.Petersburg Yacht Club and Real Club Náutico Valencia have made OptiOrange Valencia really fun and interesting happening for young sailors. The 2019 program has it all: pre-training regatta on 7th March, limit of participants, meals provided and unlimited oranges supplies.
More than 250 sailors from 13 nations entered so far and still there is room for more. With “early bird” entry fee discount still available until 15th Feb , the enrollment limit is 330 competitors.
The timing of the event is perfect , March starting the season of the south-east Termic wind . Besides this is the start of the season, right at the regatta time there is famous fire festival in Valencia – Las Fallas that will be interesting to witness for both kids and adults. During the racing days the competitors will be supplied with meals (Paella) and oranges are true unlimited. Furthermore, it is possible to store the trailers for the upcoming Spanish Nationals and other forthcoming events.
Before and during the prestigious optimist coach Pieter Van den Bossche will be available to assist and conduct clinics for competitors. Founder of “8 Days a Week” coaching team. His OptiOrange Valencia clinic will last for 3 days, on 5th–7th March.
The OptiOrange Valencia organizing committee is happy to assist entries with every matter: training, accommodation and transport.
NOR is available at http://optiorange.com
Pieter Van den Bossche clinic’s page www.8daysaweek.be
OptiOrange Valencia Press office
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