Vela Garda Trentino’ has gathered together some of the most proactive Sailing clubs in the North of Garda to organise a series of events on an international scale. The events take place between Saturday 12th April and Sunday 20th April. In this maxi event for youths there are four major regattas in the Easter week.

The most inspiring event of the "World Youth Sailing week" is definitely the ‘Garda Lake Optimist Meeting’ an event that has been held since 1982 by the Fraglia Vela Riva and has the record from the Guiness world record committee for the largest gathering of any one design class in the world.

The amazing example given by this Optimist meeting which this year is expected to attract over 1000 participants has been the inspiration to start a unique global event dedicated to other junior and youth sailing classes, the intention being to draw people from all over the world and specifically designed to attract sailors from the age of 9 who race in the youngest of the Optimist categories up to the Laser Radial sailors whose helmsmen are up to 19 years old. This is an initiative which serves as a shop window for all the finer qualities of the sailing facilities for tourists and youth alike and demonstrates what an important resource for the whole region this is.

2nd World Youth Sailing Week REGATTAS CALENDAR

  29er: Easter Regatta (12-14 aprile) location: Circolo Vela Arco
  Techno 293: Garda Trophy (17-19 aprile), location Circolo Surf Torbole
  Laser 4.7 e Laser Radial: Laser Youth Easter Meeting, (16-19 aprile), location Fraglia Vela Malcesine
  Optimist: 32nd Meeting del Garda Optimist, (17-20 aprile), location Fraglia Vela Riva