Volvo Gill Optimist Late Summer Championships 2017
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club
02/09/2017 - 03/09/2017

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Racing updates


Volunteers need ashore and afloat

The Late Summer Championship 2107, like all other IOCA (UK) events is entirely run by a team of volunteers.

The Planning and Delivery team lead by the Event Co-ordination consisting of the Principal Race Officer, Event Safety Officer and Marketing Officer work prior to the event to ensure that all the preparation are made and in place.

To run the event at the weekend there is an The Event Team and RIB crews to for mark laying and safety.

For the majority of roles there is Team Leader who will supervise and provide training if required.

To sign up for the Event Team open the EVENT TEAM SIGN UP SHEET.

To sign up a RIB for the event and to sign up to be a RIB crew open the RIB SIGN UP SHEET.


Event Team Sign-Up Sheet

Sign up here to be a member of the Event Team.

There are role ashore and afloat.

To make corrections and changes contact John Perham -  

Arriving early to go sailing

DRSC will be open for sailors wanting to go afloat on Thursday and Friday.

Before going afloat, check in at the IOCA Race Office. There is a launch fee of 10.00 per Optimist and 10.00 per RIB.

Parents are to organise safety cover for sailors going afloat.  

RIB Sign-Up Sheet

The Rib Sign-Up Sheet has been added, click on the headline to go to the 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 sign up here also for crew spots.

Camping, camper vans and caravans at DRSC.

There are facilities from camping, campervans and caravans at DRSC, starting in Thursday. Click on the title to make a booking.

The booking form may not have Thursday as an option but camping etc is available.  

Event Coordinator

David Shilling is the Event Coordinator for the Late Summer Championships 2017.


Venue information

The Late Summer Championships are being held at Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club.

For Sat Nav users the post-code DH8 9PT will usually work, however some Sat Nav's will take you to the otherside of the reservoir with this postcode. (taken from the DRSC website)  


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Entry Fees

Fleet Normal Late
MainFleet £50.00 £70.00
Regatta Fleet £50.00 £70.00

Late fee applies from 21 August


Winter Squad Ranking 2017/18

Current ranking after 2 events
Published 6th September 2017

Event Documents

Notice of Race
IOCA Major Event Instructions 2017
The SSIs refer to these MEIs.
Main Fleet Sailing Instructions
Please download, print and bring a copy with you to the event.

Draft Protocol - B3 Sailor
Please read the draft protocol which has been written in order to support a B3 visually impaired sailor in main fleet.

Main Fleet Flight Lists
The Main Fleet are divided into 4 flights.

Registration on Saturday morning is by flight.
Regatta Fleet Sailing Instructions
Please download, print and bring a copy with you to the event.

Event Information

Event programme
Download and print a copy of the event programme.
DRSC site plan
The site plan indicates parking, camping and launch slips.
Snap, Shackle and Strop
Essential reading for all Regatta Fleet & new sailors.

A simple guide to all the basic safety controls that you need to have in place before your child sails.

If in doubt just ask, we are here to help you.

Measurement Information

Graded Penalty System
Download and print a copy.

Selection Policies

IOCA (UK) Squad Selection Policy 2017 - 18
2017/2018 Winter Squad Selection Policy Update

Please note that changes have been made to the 2017/2018 Winter Squad Selection Policy.

Any questions

Contact: IOCA Administrator

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