Well, wait, finally, good news. The European championship in the class “Optimist” still held in Portoroz (Slovenia)!
We will remind, originally the European championship was held in Estonia, but in early may, the race organisers announced that due to pandemic unable to meet their obligations. At the same time, the international class Association (International Optimist Dinghy Association) began searching for those who, despite all the problems, ready to hold the championship.
And now officially announced that the tournament will be held in Portoroz (Slovenia) from 18th to 26th of October. And this, of course, wonderful news. Rejoice for the young sailors!
And at the same time, we note that one of the first in Europe to water after the lifting of the quarantine was exactly the “Optimists”. It happened in the small Polish town of Mechelinki: and at the start there was about a hundred boats!becamechampionshipmaster