sail-world.com -- 2013 NZ O'pen BIC Cup happens in Auckland this month. Come along!
2013 NZ O'pen BIC Cup happens in Auckland this month. Come along!
Tue, 1 Jan 2013
What are you doing Jan 18-19-20th? If you’re a keen junior sailor and you want to have a go in a really cool modern class, come and charter an O’pen BIC for the 2013 NZ O’pen Cup.
This is the classes National Titles, so far there are 15 entrants with some really high class talent along with some absolute new comers to the Class. Charter is not expensive and the Manly Sailing Club just North of Auckland is a great little grass roots club with great facilities and fantastic sailing area.
The O'pen BIC is designed to fit between classes such as the Optimist and Laser 4.7. Its fun, modern, self-bailing and not expensive.
Some interesting info about the class:
• More than 4000 boats have been built since 2006, they are all built in Brittany, France. • It was officially recognized as an ISAF International Class in 2008. • More than 100 boats from 15 countries took part in the recent World O'pen Cup in Miami, USA. • The next World O'pen Cup will take place on Lake Garda, Italy in 2013, click for the NOR.