The Great Optimist Race 2019
The Great Optimist Race 2019 was held during the Cape Town International Boat Show, on October 19th at 12 o’clock. 40 Optimist Children’s dinghies were raced by adults ( Celebrities, Medical Survivors & Captains of Industry) not only for glory, but also to raise money and awareness for the charity of their choice . The Race is a FANTASTIC and UNIQUE fundraising event , spreading Optimism and Hope across so many sectors. All the funds raised by each boat will be split between The Little Optimist Trust and the charity supported by that boat.
Charities Represented at The Great Optimist Race
The Great Optimist Race will be taking place on October 19 in the V & A Waterfront, during the Cape Town International Boat Show. It is one of the most unique and fun charity events in the country, raising awareness for The Little Optimist Trust and all of the charities participating in the race this year. It is also a major fundraising event and we hope to raise R500 000 this year for all the charities involved.
For 2019 all our Optimist boat sponsors are partnered with a charity of their choice. These are the charities involved in the 2019 Race: