2019 GBR Optimist Team Selection Trials (Invitational Event)
03/05/2019 - 06/05/2019

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Racing updates


Development Team 50% payment

Monday 6 May 19

The intention for racing on Monday 6 May 19 is to sail in Portland Harbour, the first warning will be at 11.25am  (05/05/2019)

World Team 19 Team - Entry fee

European Team 19 - Entry Fee

Development Team 19 - Team Fee

First warning 11.55am

The intention for racing on Sunday 5 May 19 is to sail in Portland Harbour, the first warning will be at 11.55am.  (04/05/2019)

WPNSA Arrival information

This is similar information to the WPNSA information sent yesterday.

Please note dinghy park now is only Zone 5 & 6. Two boats to a space.  

Dinghy Parking Zones

The Optimist dinghy park are Zones 5 6 and 7. Have a look at the site plan for the location of the zones.  (29/04/2019)

WPNSA General Information

The latest information from WPNSA.  (29/04/2019)

2019 Team participation contracts and factsheets

Please be advised that the 2019 World, European, Development and Flanders Team pages have been updated with sailor participation contracts and factsheets.  (26/04/2019)

Selection Event - Sign-Up

There are a range of on the water and ashore role for The Team Selection Trials.

Having Measurers at Registration is essential to get all the sailors through the process in one hour time allocated for Registration.

If you need to make any sort of a change you need to contact John Perham - admin@optimist.org.uk  


You MUST READ the IOCA (UK) 2019 Team Selection Policy BEFORE entering.


On line entry open 22 Feb 19

The entry to the Team Selection Trials is by invitation only.

If you have received an invitation enter the Team Selection Trials in the normal way.

Please take care to enter all details correctly. If there are changes to sail numbers before the event please contact John Perham - admin@optimist.org.uk  

Teams 2019 Information

Information on the teams being selected at Sel 19 and key training and event dates.  (18/02/2019)

Venue information

The Selection Trials are being held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.  (23/01/2019)

Team Selection 2019 Measurement process

Boats need to be measured and ready to go before appearing at registrationů We only have a 1 hour slot to get through all boats so sailors turning up with unmeasured kit may not be able to get the items measured before racing.  (22/01/2019)

Campervans and caravans at WPNSA

Booking for campers and caravans pitches on the WPNSA site are booked with WPNSA.  (16/10/2018)

Selection process

Guidelines for the selection of Coaches and Team Leaders (House Parents) for RYA/IOCA (UK) Teams  (10/02/2019)


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Entry Fees

Fleet Normal Late
Invitational Fleet £150.00 £180.00

Late fee applies from 12 April


Volunteer for a Duty
The Selections 19 needs parents to volunteer for a duty to run the event to achieve effective operation standards.

There are duties both on and off the water.

For more information on duties and to make changes or corrections, contact John Perham - admin@optimist.org.uk

Event Documents

Major Event Instructions
The Major Event Instructions are used for all IOCA (UK) events.
Notice of Race
Notice of Race for the Team Selection Trials 2019.
Sailing Instructions
Please download, print and bring a copy to the event with you. We will not be printing copies for every competitor.

Event Programme
Print yourself a copy so you will know where to be at the right time.

RIB fleet and on water roles

Roles Ashore and On Water Roles Explained
Since 2015, the Selection Trials have been an event that does not allow coaching or other support on the water. This was a decision reached between the RYA, Selectors and the IOCA Committee. The aim is to: To provide a level playing field for selection, while developing independent sailors.

This document explains how the event operates.

Rib Sign Up Sheet
This is where to register your RIB, if you would like to bring one to the event. If you do not have a RIB and want to get on the water, please then please sign up on the Rib Volunteer Sheet.
Rib Volunteer Sign Up Sheet
This is where to register if you do not have a RIB and want to get on the water.
RIBS signed up
This is a list of WPNSA, Class and Parent RIBS signed up for the Sel 19. The allocation of these RIBs to the Safety Fleet and other roles and notification sent as soon as possible.

Team Information

2019 Teams Information
Coach and Team Leader Selection Guidelines


2019 Selections Measurement Process
Measurement for WINTER SQUAD 18 - 19 SAILORS is to be carried out at Joint Squads on 23 -24 March 19 at WPNSA

Measurement for NON Winter Squad 18 - 19 sailors to be completed on 4th May - or earlier by arrangement, please contact technical@optimist.org.uk

2019 Selections Measurement Form
Download, print and complete for measurement at Joint Squads 19 - 23 - 24 March 2019.

IOCA (UK) Selectors Notices

Team Selection Policy 2019
Selection policy for Worlds, European, Development, Flanders teams 2019.
RYA/IOCA (UK) 2019 (Non Teams) Summer Squad Camp 1 Selection Policy
Selection Policy for Summer Camp 1.
Selection Guidelines 2019

Any questions

Contact: IOCA Administrator & Event Manager
Email:    admin@optimist.org.uk

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