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2023 WAIODA State Championship

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

  1. Lucy Graham

  2. Victoria Chernoff

  3. Jemima Lane

Open Fleet - Boys

1 Murray Duthie

2 Thomas Cooper

3 Orlando Ligovich

Intermediate Fleet – Girls

  1. Olive Hooper

Intermediate Fleet

  1. Alexander Eyles

  2. Sebastian Buckley

  3. Charlie Purt

Green Fleet

  1. Asher Williams

  2. William Whitehead

  3. Bryn Gordon

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!

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