Pic: Joan Sanfeliu
Jake during the Euromed 2013 Pic: Bunty Cachia
The Optimist World Championships 2014 are due to take place shortly between 20th-30th October in San Isidro, Argentina
To date there are 220 competitors from 52 countries registered. 12 year old Jake Satariano will be the sole participant representing Malta. Jake has been preparing for this event throughout the past year, expertly coached by our local coach Jean Paul Fleri Soler and Magda Resano. Magda Resano will be accompanying Jake to Argentina. He has had a tough and intense training schedule this summer as a build up to the championships in a couple of weeks time.
You can follow the Championships through the event's FACEBOOK PAGE and also follow Jake's progress through this blog. A big thanks to RLR and the DeVere Group who have given their support to Jake.
The event has a variety of sponsors which include:
Banco Galicia, Telecom Personal, Parrado Yacht Insurance, Riotecna, Despegar.com, Pinturas SteelCote, Bourke Advertising and Production, Dole, Avène, Granix, ENARD, Municipalidad de San Isidro, Prefectura Naval Argentina, Secretaria de Deportes de Nación, Asociación de Optimist Argentina y la Federación Argentina de Yachting.