Odile van Aanholt from Curaçao took the Gold Medal for youngsters under 12, and Bronze Medal for girls, at the Optimist Worlds in Malaysia.

The world’s top young sailing talent gathered in Buzios, Brazil July 9 to 18 for racing at the International Sailing Federation’s 39th Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship

Drawn from five different continents, 198 young sailors drawn from 23 Nations competed at the 2009 IODA OPTINAM (North American Optimist Championship) at Boca Chica, DR

Nine Optimist sailors between 11 and 15 years of age challenged themselves to sail in an Optimist of 2 ½ meter from Klein Curacao to Curacao

Race views, opinions and results from the Curacao Youth Championships in 2008

Ever wanted to sail into the New Year at a great holiday spot in the Caribbean? Youth Sailing Netherlands Antilles (YSNA) is organizing for the 4th time the Curacao Youth Championships.