The Spanish Optimist 2020 championship officially closes the registrations with about 150 sailors, coming from 11 autonomous communities. The event, organized by the Juan Montiel Nautical Sports Association, will host this regatta that will be something special and different between June 27 and August 2, in which the national title for Autonomy Teams will also be at stake.
An appointment that will take place under strict security measures. All the sailors must sign the document to the Specific Rules of the Pandemic, in which they will be subjected daily to the control of body temperature upon entering the facilities and whenever required. The use of masks, as well as enforcing the minimum safety distance of 1.5 meters, will be mandatory in all facilities and by everyone: sailors, coaches, parents, technical staff, etc.
Varadero access, bounded throughout its perimeter, may only be accessed and under strict control and with established hours by persons accredited by the organization. Every day, the opening hours to access the boats will be published.
Two exit ramps have been established, one in the Poniente area and the other in the Levante area. Each sailor must use the same one for which he left to go to the race course. Also in the hotel facilities there will be special measures with shifts to maintain distance and avoid crowds. No sailor or support personnel may share any material. They will also not be able to share drinks, food, etc.
At the sports level, the territorial regions of Catalonia, Andalusia, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands and the Valencian Community are the ones that contribute the most sailors to the two national events, with 20 sailors each. Galicia, meanwhile, comes to Águilas with 18 sailors, while the hostess: Murcia, is present with 13. The Basque federation will have 7 representatives, while the Cantabrian will do so with 6 and Navarra and Madrid with 3 respectively.