We've combined all of the 2018 Optimist Nationals daily fun videos produced by Barnes & Co. of Pensacola. We had challenging 2 to 18 knot summer landbreeze-seabreeze conditions on Pensacola Bay.
Video of Optimist Team Race Championship Day 1 (July 20, 2018) -- Includes interviews with world champion sailor, Paul Cayard, and Team Race National Championship Principal Race Officer (PRO), Dwight LeBlanc. (Video by Barnes & Co., Inc.)
AC36 U.S. Challenger American Magic inspired the 300+ Optimist National Championship sailors at Pensacola Yacht Club's Opening Ceremony July 14, 2018.
VIDEO: Hear from team CEO Hap Fauth, helmsman Bora Gulari, and grinder Caleb Paine as they educate and inspire the next generation of U.S. sailors.
Racing video showing a complex day of wind and current variations for Thursday, July 19th: the 2018 USODA Girls Championship regatta at Pensacola Yacht Club. The winner: Samara Walshe from Edgartown Yacht Club. (Video by Barnes & Co., Inc.)
July 15, 2018: On the opening day of the 2018 Optimist National Championship on Pensacola Bay, the racing committee and the 283 sailors got in 4 sets of races. Three divisions / three races per set. Here is a little bit of the racing scene with tunes. (Video by Barnes & Co., Inc.)