2018 GBR Optimist Team Selection Trials (Invitational Event)
04/05/2018 - 07/05/2018

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01/09/2018 - 02/09/2018


IOCA (UK) GBR Worlds Team fee deposit

Click on the title to make a payment.  (07/05/2018)

IOCA (UK) GBR European Team fee

Click on the title to make a payment.  (07/05/2018)

IOCA (UK) GBR Development Team fee deposit

Click on the title to make a payment.  (07/05/2018)

Revised Programme Sunday 6 May

Yachts & Yachting

We have made the news in Y & Y.  (03/05/2018)

Venice Team Racing

Notice from Selectors.

Deadline to apply extended to midnight on Thursday 3rd May.  

Xtremity offer

Check out this offer from Xtremity  (01/05/2018)

Selections 2018

Welcome to Selection Trials 2018  (30/04/2018)

Teams 18 Information

Information on the teams being selected at Sel 18 and key training and event dates.  (16/04/2018)

Arriving early to go sailing

If you are arriving early for the Selections 18 and going sailing, please go to the WPNSA Reception on the first floor to check in.  (16/04/2018)

Venue information

The Selection Trials are being held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.  (16/04/2018)

Campervans and caravans at WPNSA

Booking for campers and caravans pitches on the WPNSA site are booked with WPNSA.  (16/04/2018)

Invitation process

The Invitation process for the Team Selection Trials 2018 was completed on Monday 26 March 2018.


Selectors publish team policy 2018

The IOCA (UK) Selectors have published the Team Selection policy 2018.

The policy document is published under the IOCA (UK) Selector Notices on this page.  

Event Coordinator

Nick Martin is the Event Coordinator for the Team Selection Trials 2018.  (18/04/2018)


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Entry Fees

Fleet Normal Late
Invitational Fleet £150.00 £180.00

Late fee applies from 2 April


Volunteer Rota

Volunteer for a Duty
The Selections 18 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 2018.
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.
Official Support RIB sailor allocation
Each sailor is allocated to an Official Support RIB (OSR) for the Team Selection Trials.

Ribbons will be available at Registration.

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.
Provisional RIB allocation
Provisional allocation of RIBS and crews Monday 30 April 18.

Team Information

2018 Worlds Team Factsheet
2018 Europeans Team Factsheet
2018 Development Team Factsheet
2018 Flanders Team Factsheet
World Team T & Cs
European Team T & Cs
Development Teams T & Cs


2018 Selections Measurement Process
Measurement for WINTER SQUAD 2017 - 18 SAILORS is to be carried out at Joint Squads on 17 - 18 March 18.

Measurement for NON Winter Squad 2017 - 18 sailors to be completed on 4th May - or earlier by arrangement, please contact technical@optimist.org.uk

2018 Selections Measurement Form
Download, print and complete for measurement at Joint Squads 17 - 18 March 2018.
Graded Penalty System
This Graded Penalty System will apply to the Selections, Nationals, Spring Championship, the Inland Championship, the Late Summer Championship, the End of Season Championship and the Winter Championship.

IOCA (UK) Selectors Notices

Team Selection Policy 2018
Selection policy for Worlds, European, Development Flanders teams 2018.
RYA/IOCA (UK) 2018 (Non Teams) Summer Squad Camp 1 Selection Policy
Selection Policy for Summer Camp 1.
Selection Guidelines 2018
Reviews of various aspects of this event have been carried out and the following is intended to share the outcome with interested sailors and families.
Venice Team Racing
Notice from Selectors.

Visually Impaired Protocol

B3 Visually Impaired Protocol
Visually impaired protocol for sailor participating in the Team Selection Trials.

Any questions

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

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