Congratulations to all of the sailors competing at the 2023 Optimist State Championship
A fantastic weekend of sailing at the beautiful Nedlands Yacht Club.
Awesome conditions with the fleets completing 9 races over 2 days!
Results as follows:
State Champion – Perpetual Trophy
Open Fleet Boy Murray Duthie
Open Fleet Girl Lucy Graham
Intermediate Fleet Alexander Eyles
Open Fleet – Girls
Open Fleet - Boys
1 Murray Duthie
2 Thomas Cooper
3 Orlando Ligovich
Intermediate Fleet – Girls
Best 10 Year Old Alexander Eyles
Best 11 Year Old Nicholas Cooper
Best 12 Year Old Seth Till
Youngest Competitor Harry Cooper
Spirit Award Celina Trinh
Furthest Travelled Xavier Potter
Thank you to everyone at Nedlands Yacht Club for hosting such a fantastic weekend, your hospitality was wonderful!
Special thanks to:
RO Rob Hubbard
Jury Christina Heydon and Brendan Green,
Mark Layers Rick Fairey and Murray Pennifold
Nedlands Yacht Club Graeme Pennifold and Jared Eyles
Thankyou to North Sails for sponsoring the event and providing prizes for our raffle. Special thanks to Monkeyfist Marine for supporting WAIODA with prizes.
Finally a huge thanks to all of the volunteers and parents for supporting all of the sailors at this event!