Last Update: 19 November 2014, 1:30 GMT
Welcome to the International OK Dinghy Association
The OK Dinghy International Association (OKDIA) is the organization for sailing in the International OK-Dinghy class.
The OK Dinghy is a 4m long single-handed sailing racing dinghy.
The design of the OK dinghy celebrated it's 50th anniversary in 2007.
Next international Championships
- 2014 World Championship: Australia, Melbourne, , Dec 28 - Jan 4
- 2015 World Championship: Poland, Puck, Jul 24 - Aug 1
For more information on upcoming events, go here.
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19th November 2014
As approved by ISAF, from the 1st of November, only licensed builders are allowed to build or change plastic (e.g. carbon) masts. Please read our explanation and the linked Mast Licensing Agreement for more information.
9th November 2014
Alain Renoux won from Frederic Lamarque and Yann Rialland. Swedish Nationals
Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Rene Sarabia Johannsen and Jörgen Lindhardtsen.
5th November 2014
Agenda for the AGM 2014
The AGM will be held on 29th December 2014 at the Black Rock Yacht Club, Melbourne, Australia.
31st October 2014
2014 Rule changes
The latest changes and amendments to the class rules are in effect from 30th of October.
28th October 2014
NZL Rum Bucket
The first big event of the NZL season in Auckland was won by Matt Coutts from Ben Morrison and Luke O'Connell.
14th October 2014
With the life expectancy of an OK, often the ISAF Plaque gets unreadable or lost / painted over. If that happens, please contact the secretary for replacement. Replacement ones are ordered from time to time and it's a lot easier to do in in bulk then just one by one.
10th October 2014
Press release 2014
Synergy Marine International OK Dinghy Autumn 2014 Press Release
17th September 2014
Belgian Nationals 2014
Jim Hunt won from Greg Wilcox and Simon Cowood, and 29 other competitors form 6 countries. Results and video report.
14th September 2014
The Report on the Measurement Symposium held during the European Championship in Steinhude is online now.
8th September 2014
Some words about the OK by a few top British sailors.
7th September 2014
19 boats from 4 countries competed in the first Eastersee Regatta in Oosterzee.
4th September 2014
Minutes of the SM in Steinhude on 22. July published.
25th August 2014
Crossing Borders is OK 2014
The first combined Danish/German Championship in Flensburg was won by European Champion Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) from Bo Petersen (DEN) and Greg Wilcox (NZL).
20th August 2014
British Championship 2014
Jim Hunt won from Lee Child and Jonathan Fish.
16th August 2014
A Statement by OKDIA, trying to clarify some issues of the Strategic Roadmap
4th August 2014
Crossing Borders is OK 2014
The danish and german championships 2014 are held together in Flensborg - nearly 90 entries by 3rd of August. SGM and Strategic Roadmap 2014
We published the Technical Report and the written responses to the Strategic Roadmap received for the SGM.
3rd August 2014
Belgian Championship 2014
Online Entries are open, 13/14 September 2014 on Galgenweel, Antwerp
31st July 2014
European Championship 2014
A list of the gear used by the top ten.
29th July 2014
At the SGM in Steinhude a new secretary was elected - Juliane Hofmann from Germany. The email stays the same.
26th July 2014
European Championship 2014
With no racing on the last two days, Jørgen Svendsen won from André Budzien and Bo Petersen.
16th July 2014
World Championship 2014
An event website is online now.
14th July 2014
World Ranking List July 2014
Greg Wilcox leads OK Dinghy World Rankings as fleet prepares for huge European Championship.
13th July 2014
Warnemünder Woche 2014
Greg Wilcox won from Jørgen Lindhardtsen and Pawel Pawlaczyk.
6th July 2014
Nordic Championship 2014
Jørgen Lindhardtsen won in Motala from Bo Petersen and Rene Sarabina Johannsen.
30th June 2014
Kieler Woche 2014
A very light wind Kieler Woche was won by Bo Petersen (DEN) from André Budzien (GER) and Greg Wilcox (NZL).
26th June 2014
The 2015 World Championship will be held at Puck in Poland, the dates (24.7. - 1.8.) are fixed now and the event website will be online soon.
9th June 2014
SGM Agenda 2014
There will be a Special General Meeting at the Europeans, the agenda i published now, together with a Strategic Roadmap paper with suggestions on how to move the class forward.
4th June 2014
NZL: Brass Monkey 2014
Eric Rone (USA) won from Luke O'Connell and Alistair Deaves in very tricky and light conditions.
27th May 2014
GBR: Brightlingsea 2014
Jim Hunt won this predominantly light wind event from Lee Child and Alex Scoles.
26th May 2014
3 major events added: Kiel Week (early entry, with 'reduced' entry fee ends 1. June), Nordic Championships in Motala/ Sweden, and Warnemünder Woche.
9th May 2014
NED Spring Cup
This first major international event of the year was won by Jim Hunt (GBR) from Greg Wilcox (NZL) and Stefan Myrälf (DEN).
3rd May 2014
There are about 150 Photos and a few videos on our Flickr page, all shot by Amy Rone.
30th April 2014
World Ranking List
After the conclusion of the southern hemisphere season, Greg Wilcox stays on top of the world ranking.
30th April 2014
NZL: National Championship
Report added: In untypical Wellington conditions, Luke O'Connell won from Ben Morrison and Matt Stechmann.
23rd April 2014
GBR: Waldringfield Easter Egg
Late easter was no reason for warm weather. Robert Deaves won from John Fish and Dan Ager.
18th April 2014
Advertisers Press Release
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2nd April 2014
NED: Spring Cup
Only about one month to go for the prestigious Spring Cup in Medemblik, as of today already 36 Boats entered. NZL: Turangi
On a warm autumn weekend, Alistair Deaves won from Luke O'Connell and Paul Rhodes. AUS: Victoria States
Roger Blasse won from Bruce Ashton and Elizabeth Williams.
18th March 2014
GBR: Winter Championships
Nick Craig won with a clean sweep of three firsts from Jim Hunt and Robert Deaves.
11th February 2014
Netherlands association is back!
To celebrate the return, the Dutch association welcomes you to join them for a few beers at the Brakeboer during the Spring Cup from 2nd to 4th May 2014.
4th February 2014
Sail Auckland 2014
Luke O'Connel wins from Ben Morrison and Matt Stechman, report and results.
21st January 2014
Australian and Interdominion Championships
A full report added.
15th January 2014
Statement on the use of Sail Numbers
The OKDIA Committee has released a statement on the use of Sail Numbers, to clarify the rules about their usage.
8th May 2013
a pdf format information sheet on how to get your advertising on this website.
24th April 2013
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting in Pattaya are online now.
16th April 2013
Singha World Championship 2013
Gear list of the top ten published.