The Optimist North American Championship has been awarded to Canada for 2017 and will be hosted by the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto from June 25 to July 2. Sailed in over 120 countries by more than 200,000 young athletes, the Optimist is the most popular sailing dinghy in the world and the primary feeder class to Olympic class sailing and the introductory boat for sailors everywhere. International competitors meet six times a year at World and Continental Championships. The Optimist North American Championship brings together 200 of the best young athletes from North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, as well as Europe and Oceania for seven days of high-level competition.
All donations are welcome and appreciated. Donation levels are as follows:
RCYC Optimist Patron Circle - $5000
Mast Patron- $2500 to $4999
Boom Patron - $1000- $2499
Sail Patron - $500- $999
Spirit Patron - $100- $499