Eleven Teams have already registered for the 2017 Optimist Team Cup. These include teams from Sweden, the USA, the Netherlands, Israel, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Poland, Denmark and Turkey. The team from the Lauderdale Yacht Club will try to defend last year’s title and surely will be one of the teams to beat to claim victory. With Mitchell and Justin Callahan, the LYC team will feature two members of the USA team gaining victory in team racing at this years world championships in Thailand.
USA optimist team at the 2017 worlds in Thailand (CopyrightMatías Capizzano)
With two spots reserved for the German team and the host team from the Potsdamer Yacht Club, only 3 spots are left open for this years optimist team cup. So additional teams wishing to participate should register as early as possible.