Optimist World Championship 2017 is expected to have a record-breaking participation.
It is anticipated that the event will see the participation of 280 sailors from 62 nations. Theevent is scheduled from July 11th to 21st at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand.
Thomas Whitcraft, The President of the Optimist World Championship 2017 said that the event will be a record–breaker with the huge number of sailors competing and a number of countries participating. This year’s event is remarkable with many Asian countries taking part after several years of absence. The Asian countries represented will include China, Taiwan, Macau, Indonesia, Myanmar, UAE, and India. The teams from the South American Continent will include Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, and Uruguay.
The Optimist World Championship will include two titles the Optimist Individual World Championship (IWC) And the Optimist Team Racing World Championship (TRWC).
Whitcraft said that it is exciting to see the young sailors from Thailand competing with the best sailors
that the world has to offer. The participants from Thai include Intira Parnpiboon, SaranwongPoonpat, Panwa Boonnak, Jed taveeYongyuennarn and Paliga Poonpat. (more…)