We challenge you, your friends, your family, your colleagues, your kids and any sailor in South Africa and the world to get into an Optimist Dinghy for charity.
The Little Optimist Global Challenge
9-18 October 2020
On any body of water, anywhere in the world, in any Optimist dinghy, between 9-18 October. Enter, raise funds for charity, send us a pic, have fun and help inspire at-risk youth.
Optimist Sailing is one of the biggest sailing classes in the world – there is a network of more than 150 000 registered Optimists in 120 countries around the globe.
Many of us — including great sailors, CEOs, sportspeople, celebrities, moms, dads and kids around the world – first learned to sail in an Optimist Dinghy,
and these fantastic little boats still hold a special place in many of our hearts.
It’s your chance to jump back into an Optimist in aid of our Foundation or a charity close to your heart. Sail in or sit in your boat anywhere for your charity, do it for fun and do to inspire!
The Little Optimist Trust has a sailing academy at Cape Town’s Zeekoeivlei Yacht Club and we’ll have our Optimist fleet ready there and at the V&A Waterfront on selected days between 9-18 October.
Contact us and book a time to sail for charity! And anyone else around the country and the world with access to an Optimist can also take part.