The 2022 IOCA membership is now available to take out online. To sign up please go to https://

The selection policy for 2022 has been issued by the selectors. All sailors interested in being selected for teams should be planning to attend the Spring Championships at Draycote Water SC on 12-13 March 2022. Click here to download the Selection Policy.

IOCA (UK) Rolling Ranking – Introduction After much discussion with the Selectors and within the IOCA Committee, we are very pleased to now be in the position to publish the both the criteria that will be used to determine the Rolling Ranking as well as the current Rolling Ranking after the 2021 Winter Championships. We…

If you follow the IOCA UK Facebook page you will have seen our ‘Club of the Week’ feature. Perhaps even you or your sailor. If you would like your club to appear then send us some pictures and tell us about what you have all been up to at your home clubs over the 2020…

IOCA UK will host a lockdown talk with Simone Ricci on Saturday 6 Feb from 1900-1945hrs.

The IOCA UL Ltd AGM will be held on Tuesday 17 November 2020. IOCA AGM

We have agreed plans to run the Midlands Area Championships at South Staffs SC on Sat 5th September. RYA would like to consider this as one of the indicators for their selection of a Midlands Regional Training Group so it would be great to see as many of the squad sailors there as possible. We…

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IOCA UK have been that informed the Magic Marine Regatta 2020 at Braassemermeer has been cancelled.

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Message #4 to Members – 2020 Europeans POSTPONED The 2020 Optimist European Championship is scheduled to take place June 22nd to 29th in Tallinn, Estonia. IODA has been monitoring the COVID -19 issue closely as it affects our upcoming IODA events in June and July. The Organizers of the 2020 Optimist European Championship, with the…

IOCA are looking for a number of coaches for the National Championships and would welcome applications from qualified coaches and assistants. Regatta Fleet Head Coach Racing and Coaching Fleet Senior Coaches Racing Regatta Fleet Coaches Coached Regatta Fleet Coaches Assistant Coaches Please send a letter of application explaining which roles you wish to be considered…

The dates and venues for the IOCA 2020 national events are published on the calendar. IOCA Events 2020

The Spring Championships on line registration will open on Monday 13 January 2020 at 11.00am. Springs 2020 on line registration

Attached is a document that outlines what we know, what we are working on, some of the challenges we are facing and the direction being taken. This is NOT a finished document; this is a work in progress. 2020 and Beyond

Open Training with Steve Irish now available for sailors from all regions. The dates are 16-17 Feb at Draycote. This will be designed to cover all aspects of successful Optimist sailing building all the required skills during the winter period. A mixture of on shore and on water sessions, with detailed debriefs. Please note although…

The IOCA UK office has reopened today 6 January.

The on line registration for the British Nationals is open. Register HERE  

The IOCA office will be closed from Thursday 13 December 2019 at 3.00pm and will reopen on Monday 6 Jan 2020 at 7.30am.

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