Optimist – 2018 Easter Clinic & Regatta

Optimist – 2018 Easter Clinic & Regatta

  • 27 March 2018 - 2 April 2018
    09:00 - 18:00


The Magic Marine Easter Regatta is one of the highest level regattas in the Netherlands with a lot of international competitors and of course the Dutch National Team members.

Easter Clinic 2018

The 4-day regatta takes place on 30 March – 2 April 2018 on the Braassemermeer, a great venue with tricky chop and local effects. So local knowledge and good preparation are critical!
For the 7th year DinghyCoach is organizing a 3-day clinic prior to the 33rd Magic Marine Easter Regatta on 27-29 March 2018.

27 March: Easter Clinic day 1
28 March: Easter Clinic day 2
29 March: Easter Clinic day 3
30 March: Magic Marine Easter Regatta day 1
31 March: Magic Marine Easter Regatta day 2
1 April: Magic Marine Easter Regatta day 3
2 April: Magic Marine Easter Regatta day 4

Clinic coaches

International head coach will be Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer, 13521862_1042152692488950_7053281585473492680_nsupported by Dutch National Optimist
Team coaches and coaches from Dinghycoach.
Bocha is one of the best known coaches in the optimist circuit and as a coach he has won 2 Optimist World Champion ship titles (2001, 2008) and the past years his sailors have again been performing well at the Optimist World Championships with a Bronze medal in 2015 and a Silver medal in 2016.
More info on Bocha here:

Clinic Subjects

During the clinic we will focus on boatspeed, starts and of course all the local ins- and outs on the Braassemermeer.

Schedule Clinic daysmagic-marine-easter-regatta-logo

10.00h: Briefing
11.30-15.30h: Watertraining
16.30h: Debriefing

Schedule Regatta days
Briefing: 1,5hour before 1st start
Debriefing: TBA after finish of last race

WV Braassemermeer, NED
Noorderhem 2
2371 EC, Roelofarendsveen
The Netherlands

Easter Clinic Only € 235,- incl. VAT
Easter Clinic + Easter Regatta coaching € 535- incl.
Easter Regatta coaching only € 375,- incl.

We have limited charters available for clinic participants.
For more info please contact pim@dinghycoach.com
Sailors who will do both clinics + regatta’s will get charter boat priority upon registration.

Previous editions
At DinghyCoach Easter Clinics in prior years, sailors from Finland, Norway, Germany, Great Brittain, Ireland, France, Sweden, Latvia, Malta, Spain, South Africa and of cousre the Netherlands participated, making it not only a solid preparation but also a nice opportunity to make international friends!

For more inquiries about coaching during the regatta please contact:

Other important information
– when registering for our coaching support during this event you still need to register as a competitor at the event registration, please go to: Easter Regatta 
– This clinic does not include accommodation.
– It is important to book the right ticket if you also want to include charter boats.



Noorderhem 2, Roelofarendsveen, Zuid-Holland, 2371 EC, Netherlands