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2018 Optimist Northwest Championship

  • 28 Sep 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • 30 Sep 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • CYC Shilshole

CYC and USODA are pleased to announce that Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle has been selected to host the 2018 Optimist Northwest Championship to be held September 28-30, 2018. 

Notice of Race (pdf)

REGISTER at USODA.org (login required)

Registered Boats

Sailing Instructions (Championship Fleet) 

Sailing Instructions (Green Fleet) (when available)

Results (when available)

CYC of Seattle Safety Plan


Sailor Code of Conduct

On behalf of Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle, welcome to the USODA 2018 Optimist Northwest Championship. We are excited to host this event and welcome you to our club.


Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle is located on beautiful Shilshole Bay in the Puget Sound. Our address is: 

7755 Seaview Ave NW (Pier V)
Seattle, WA 98117


The North lot is available for loading, unloading and storage of trailers. Street parking is ample and free. Parking in the marina lot is fine unless the spot requires a permit. Do not park in spots that require a permit - you will be ticketed.


Check-In will take place in the clubhouse. Sailors will receive their regatta t-shirt after they fill out their Sailor Code of Conduct and the USODA Boat Self-Certification Safety Checklist.


There will be no official on-site measurement at this event.


Sailors will make their own lunches on Saturday and Sunday. A light continental breakfast will be available each morning. Dinner is provided for sailors, coaches and the Race Committee on Saturday evening and is available for purchase ($10) for spectators.


Friday, September 28 

1600-1900 Competitor Check-In and Support (Coach/Spectator) Vessel Registration

Saturday, September 29 

0830-0930 Competitor Check-In and Support (Coach/Spectator) Vessel Registration 
0830-1015 Continental Breakfast 0930 Coaches’ Meeting 
0945 Competitors’, Coaches’ and Parents’ Meeting 
1015 Harbor Start
1100 First Warning Signal – Championship Fleet
Lunch on the water
After Racing Competitors’ Dinner & Raffle 

Sunday, September 30 

0800-0900 Continental Breakfast
0900 Coaches’ Meeting
0930 Harbor Start
1030 First Warning Signal – Championship Fleet
Lunch on the water
1400 No First Warning Signal after this time
After Racing Awards Ceremony

The Green Fleet Sailors’ schedule will be the same through the competitors meeting at which point a second, separate meeting for Green Fleet Sailors will be conducted and the remainder of their schedule will be announced.

Sailing Instructions (SI) and Notice of Race (NOR):

The Notice of Race (pdf) and SI will be available on the USODA website and sent via email to all registrants in advance of the regatta. Paper (hardcopies) will not be distributed to each competitor onsite. A copy of the SI will posted on the official notice board.

Important Contact Information:

Erin Timms
Regatta Chairwoman

Thank you, Business Members!

Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle
7755 Seaview Ave NW (Pier V)
Seattle WA 98117
(206) 789-1919

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