Posted On:  22/06/2017 17:28:08
With the backdrop of America’s Cup, thirty-two O'pen BIC sailors from 10 nations, ages ten to fifteen, participated in the America's Cup Endeavour O'pen.  The first two days on June 15-16 saw spectacular "Un-Regatta" style racing with required freestyle moves, unique course obstacles, and tight courses. Several reaching, America's Cup style starts tested the sailors, and made for very close action. ......( more )
Open Bic World Championships - pre championship event
Posted On:  06/06/2017 14:21:39
Organised by the neighbouring club LNI Riva del Garda, the Regata Zonale O’pen Bic Interlaghi Regatta will take place on 21/22 July.  A perfect warm-up event before the World Championships on 31 July to 5 August. View the Notice of Race with entry information here.  An accommodation list - hotels, self-catering apartments or camping - can be viewed on the Arco Sailing Club website.
2017 General Assembly
Posted On:  05/06/2017 09:31:32
Notice is hereby given that a General Assembly of O’Pen Bic Class Association will take place on Thursday 3rd August.
The meeting will take place during the World Championships hosted by Circolo Vela Arco, Lake Garda, Trentino, Italy.
The details of the exact location and time for the meeting will be published on the Official Notice Board at the host club.
A detailed Agenda including any proposals to be voted upon will be published no later than 3rd July.
For further details contact -  secretary@openbicclass.org
Posted On:  11/05/2017 12:04:28
All thirty-two O’pen BIC Qualifiers have now been selected for the America’s Cup Finals and the AC Endeavour O’pen, in Bermuda, June 15-18.......( more )
Posted On:  31/03/2017 15:30:28
Eighty O’pen BICs participated in the North American Championships hosted by Sarasota Youth Sailing, March 17-19.  Beautiful conditions allowed the completion of 14 races and the O'pen BIC Freestyle Challenge with 32 teams.......( more )
Posted On:  23/02/2017 11:59:13
Great news!  Seventeen O'pen BIC sailors have now been selected to participate in the America's Cup Endeavour O'pen, held in conjunction with the America's Cup Finals, June 15-18 in Bermuda.  O’pen BICs will be The Half Time Show between Race #1 and Race #2 of the America's Cup Finals.   ......( more )
Posted On:  02/02/2017 10:45:11
With about 8,000 O’pen BICs out there, this snazzy youth singlehander has been providing an alternative since its launch 10 years ago. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checks in with brand promoter Nevin Sayre for an update.
Posted On:  29/11/2016 12:02:12
31 participants competed in this regatta held on Sunday 11 November at Enoshima East Beach, the sailing venue of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, racing in 3 divisions - U9, U13 and U19.  The youngest sailor was 6 years old, in the first grade of elementary school.  In addition the Tandem class was held.......( more )
Posted On:  29/11/2016 11:32:10
The 2016 Forward Sailing NSW O'pen Cup, hosted at Manly Yacht Club, took place on Sydney Harbour over the weekend of 12/13 November. The regatta attracted a fleet of 63 boats, a record for BIC State Championships and a first time for the class on the famous harbour. ......( more )
Posted On:  04/10/2016 15:45:11
The first San Marino O'PEN BIC Championship, organized by the Club Nautico Rimini in collaboration with the Association of O'pen class Bic Class SMR, San Marino Sailing Federation, the Italian Sailing Federation and O'PEN BIC Italy, was held on Sunday, September 18th.......( more )
Posted On:  04/10/2016 12:26:34
Hi Sailors,

Registration for the 2017 Forward Sailing Australian O'pen Cup is officially open!  This year's Australian titles are being hosted at Henley Sailing Club from 4th - 9th January 2017. ......( more )
Posted On:  11/08/2016 10:59:40
The Minutes of the General Assembly of O’Pen Bic Class Association held on Friday 28th October have now been published.
Posted On:  08/08/2016 08:49:12
The 2016 O'pen BIC World Championships 2016 took place from 18 to 23 July at the ENVSN (National Sailing and Water Sports School) at Quiberon in France.  This World Championships was the biggest in the history of O'pen BIC, which celebrated its 10th birthday this year. 205 competitors from 15 different countries raced from 18 to 23 July. ......( more )
O'Pen BiC Euro Challenge 2016 Lake Garda, Italy 28-30 October
Posted On:  17/07/2016 22:15:04
This year's open BiC Euro Challenge is to be held at Lake Garda, Italy - note change of published date to 28th to 30th October.  More details to follow, but the notice of race can be found here.
Posted On:  11/07/2016 23:49:14
O’pen BIC is pleased to announce the America’s Cup Endeavour O’pen in Bermuda, June 15-18, 2017, held in conjunction with the 35th America’s Cup Finals.......( more )
Posted On:  02/06/2016 00:02:48
The O'Pen BIC World Championships 2016 will take place in Quiberon/France from 18th to 23 th July ......( more )
Posted On:  01/06/2016 23:45:54
The O'Pen BIC North Americans this past weekend has become more than the pinnacle "Un-Regatta" of the season- it has become a family reunion with sailors returning from as far as Hawaii, California, Canada, and all over to share the O'Pen BIC vibe. This year the class enjoyed outstanding Southern hospitality hosted by the beautiful James Island Yacht Club, following Charleston Race Week.......( more )