• June 28, 2023 - July 5, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Looking for the perfect Summer 2023 Optimist kick-off? Nieuwpoortweek ’23 in Nieuwpoort (Belgium) awaits you. Starting the last week of June, 8 Days a Week will be providing a 3 day clinic before and regatta coaching during the 35th edition of the Nieuwpoort week. Since our coaches know this place like home and many of our sailors have won the previous editions, there’s no better team to do the Nieuwpoortweek with as 8 Days a Week. Lot’s of local knowledge will be informed during the clinic & regatta coaching.

Event info

28/06 – 30/06

1/07 – 5/07

Focus points

  • Racing routine
  • Local conditions
  • Boat handling


Clinic day schedule
10.00 Warming up
10.30 Briefing
11.45 Launch
16.30 Cooling down
17.00 De-brief
17.30 End of training

Regatta day schedule

Extra information
Notice of Race
Event website

Over the past few years we had sailors from multiple countries participating. For example: Belgium, Czech, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Malta, United States of America, Hong Kong, Saint Lucia, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Australia and South Africa … We’re looking forward to coach you!

We’re able to provide (a limited number of) charter boats. Registrations can be done below.

Please register below. Keep in mind while registering you agree upon our general terms.


Nieuwpoort, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

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