Australian Optimist Nationals 2012 Underway

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Australian Optimist Nationals 2012 Underway

Today the is the official first day of the 2012 Optimist Nationals with over 170 boats entered. The last of the RIB’s, boats, 4WD’s, kids, caravans and coaches arrive before the invitation race tomorrow. Steve Bond from OziOpti is back with two large vans and containers of Opti’s and a literally truck loads of parts. A two day coaching clinic was run pre-regatta with an outstanding line up of coaches such as Ryan Palk, Mitch Kennedy and Klaus Lorenz and there was an Opti coach the coach session running parallel with the aim of driving Opti training in Australia even further.

Lachie Hartnett (Vic) practicing for the upcoming Opti Nationals

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