• March 23, 2024 - March 31, 2024
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

We’re very happy to let you know will be present again at the 42 edition of the Lake Garda Optimist Meeting. This major event, dedicated to Optimist youth sailors, brings up to 1400 optimist together. Apart from the amazing scenery it’s great to bring be racing with the top of Europe and even the world. We would like to offer you the possibility to join our 8 Days a Week Clinic and/or Regatta coaching before and during the Garda Meeting.

This Guinness World record breaking event, classified as the largest single-class regatta in the world, is as exciting on land as well as on the water. Our 8 Days a Week coaches are looking forward to coaching you before and during this mayor event!

Are you still a youngster and will you be joining the cadet fleet? Lucky you! We’ve got just what you need, a dedicated Cadetti coach. Join our International group of Cadetti sailors and get the perfect experience from this event with coaching at your level.

Event info

23 – 27 March

28 – 31 March

Focus points

– Local conditions
– Boat handling (typical waves)
– Tactics


Training day schedule*
10.00 Warming up
10.30 Briefing
11.45 Launch
16.30 Cooling down
17.00 De-brief
18.00 End of training

*During one of the training days a typical downwind day will be scheduled depending on the forecast.

Racing day schedule

Extra information
Notice of Race  TBA
Event Website

Over the past few years we had sailors from multiple countries participating. For example: Belgium, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Malta, United States of America, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ireland, United Emirates, Sint Lucia, Bermuda, Canada, Australia, Cayman Islands,  … We’re looking forward to coach you!

Please register below, keep in mind that we have limited spots, first come, first serve. While registering, you automatically agree on our general terms.

*prices charterboats apply to sailors joining clinic and / or event. Charterboats are also available for sailors not joining the clinic and / or regatta coaching. please email info@8daysaweek.b for more info.

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