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Hampton Yacht Club To Host Optimist Team Race National Championship

HAMPTON—The United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) 2021 Optimist Team Race National Championship will be hosted by Hampton Yacht Club on Sunday, August 1 through Wednesday, August 4. This sailing regatta is for youth, ages 11 to 15. The teams of four or five competitors represent their home clubs or regions and compete as a group against the other club teams. The sailors use Optimist sailboats, a small, single-handed pram with a single sail. They will compete in a round-robin bracket setup.

The event, which will take place from 9:30 to 10:00am during the competition, will host approximately 20 teams of the best young team racers from all over the country. It’s the first time the event has been hosted by Hampton Yacht Club.

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